Hero Vired appoints Samra Rahman as head – people & culture

Rahman has worked with IBM, HCL and Tata Teleservices in her about 20-year long career


Samra Rahman has been appointed head – people and culture at Hero Vired, the Indian learning tech company for higher education aspirants and professionals.

Rahman moves from Centum Learning, where she served a tenure of over nine years, of which the last five years were in the role of head of human resources.

An alumna of Delhi University and XLRI Jamshedpur, Rahman Has over 20 years of experience in HR and people management. She has a proven track record in ensuring greater alignment of the human resource function with overall business goals to achieve growth. She has demonstrated expertise in recruitment, retention, employee satisfaction, rewards systems and L&D initiatives for senior leadership and the staff.

In the past, Rahman has worked as assistant manager – HR with IBM Global Process Services for almost three years.

She has also spent more than two and a half years with Tata Teleservices, before joining HCL Technologies as group human resources manager in 2010.

It was in 2013 that she joined Centum Learning.

Now, as a member of the core leadership team at Hero Vired, Rahman will play a crucial role in attracting and retaining diverse talent, strengthening growth opportunities for them and driving an agile culture driven by productivity and accountability, to aid Hero Vired’s next phase of growth.

“At Hero Vired, people and a strong value system are at the heart of everything we do” said Akshay Munjal, founder & CEO, Hero Vired. He believes that Rahman’s “vast exposure to the edtech sector and proven expertise in the Learning and Development initiatives will add immense value to the company.”

Samra Rahman herself is looking forward to “working closely with the leadership team to attract, nurture and retain key talent through learning and development approaches and foster a people-centric, agile culture to contribute to organisational goals.”

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