RateGain elevates Sahil Sharma to CHRO

Sharma, who joined RateGain in 2016 as a senior manager, carries an experience of over a decade


Sahil Sharma is now chief human resources office at RateGain Travel Technologies. This promotion comes after having spent over a year as the senior vice president and global head – people and culture.

Sharma has almost a decade and four years of experience. Having joined RateGain in 2016, as senior manager – global learning and organisational effectiveness, he spent the last six years managing global human resources. He has been successfully organising the workforces of RateGain’s multiple acquisitions made over the last three years.

Before joining RateGain, Sharma was senior manager – strategic human resources, at IndiaMart InterMESH. He completed a successful tenure of four years at IndiaMART.

Having graduated from Delhi University, Sharma worked with Serco in the initial years of his career, for almost three years. There, he mainly handled training.

He studied human resource management at the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. In 2021-22, he also studied business administration and management from Cornell University.

This result driven, commercially-savvy HR leader with a strong leadership and entrepreneurial mindset, is known for his ability to handle multiple projects as well as his eye for detail.

Those who have interacted with him call him the “go to person” for working out solutions in challenging situations. He is known to be a people’s person with a high level of enthusiasm.

Bhanu Chopra, chairman and managing director, RateGain, who is proud of Sharma’s “phenomenal” journey at RateGain, called this elevation “a true testament to our culture of giving growth opportunities to everyone”.

Confident of Sharma’s “track record of developing strong organisational cultures” and “comprehensive leadership platforms while building a people-first culture”, Chopra hopes that Sharma will help accelerate the business further.

Sharma himself has reportedly admitted that it was the “vision to have a world-class employee experience” that excited him at the time of joining RateGain seven years ago. He has “learned from the diversity of our people and the uniqueness each brings”.

In his new role, he will work to build an “environment that promotes growth, diversity and overall happiness” for the biggest asset of RateGain, that is, its people.

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