Havells India ropes in Preemita Singh as EVP & CHRO

Singh, who comes with over 20 years of experience, has moved from Hero Fincorp, where she was CHRO and head – CSR


After heading human resources for Hero Fincorp and its subsidiaries, as chief human resources officer (CHRO) for over four years, Preemita Singh has joined Havells India as EVP and CHRO.

Having begun her professional journey with Thermax in 2000, as HR – management trainee, Singh moved to EY as consultant after a year. More than two years into this role, she again switched. This time, she joined CSC as manager, HR business partner in 2004. By 2008, she had become the head – Marketing Centre of Excellence & Communications.

Singh’s next stop was Max Life Insurance, where she joined as head – organisation & staffing, spanning talent management and acquisition, pan India in 2012.

The year 2015 saw her taking on the role of group HR head, ICRA. She drove the HR transformation agenda for ICRA and its subsidiaries, delivering to the requirements of each business within the Group.

Three years later, in 2018, this alumna of Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies accepted the role of CHRO, Hero Fincorp and head – CSR. She essayed this role successfully for over four years.

Singh also holds a master’s degree in labour laws and welfare from Symbiosis Law College.

Known to be a high energy, action-oriented and balanced HR professional, she possesses excellent communication and analytical skills.

As a leader, she has the ability to explore an individual’s best traits and align those along the team’s objectives, a trait that will surely stand her in good stead in her new assignment at Havells.

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