Saurabh Deep Singla to lead Ecom Express as CHRO


In the new role, Singla will handle people strategy, talent acquisition and development.

Ecom Express, the logistics solutions provider, has appointed Saurabh Deep Singla to lead the Company as its senior vice-president and chief human resource officer (CHRO).

Singla will now be responsible for Ecom Express’s people strategy. He will look after talent acquisition and talent development in the Company, and will help build organisational capability to support the firm’s growth. Singla will operate from New Delhi, and will report to the founders of Ecom Express.

Singla comes with over 19 years of HR leadership experience in designing and executing HR strategies, across dispersed organisations at the national and global levels. He has rich experience in HR strategies, particularly for business growth, operational excellence, talent acquisition and driving key elements attached to sustained people practice.

Prior to this, Singla worked with G4S Services India as head of HR and IR for MSS and ESS business. He was responsible for driving HR, ER and compliance functions for over 1,20,000 employees and delivering high-quality and strategic business partnership, organisation design, talent strategy, compensation and benefits management, change management, employee engagement and building high-performing teams.

Singla has also worked in various HR roles at companies, such as Rio Tinto Group, Yum Brands, Whirlpool and Bharti Group.

He holds an MBA in HR, HRM from the NIILM Centre for Management Studies and has completed an executive development programme in HRM from XLRI.

Commenting on the appointment, T A Krishnan, CEO, Ecom Express, says, “As an e-commerce logistics service provider, our most valuable resource is our people, as they enable business performance and deliverables. Saurabh has extensive experience in building world-class teams and is a proven executive leader, with a strong track record. I am confident that his contributions will be significant in building a strong performance culture as we chart the next phase of growth”.

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