ASRC Federal, the Alaska-based government subsidiary that serves civil, intelligence, and defense agencies, has named Shaveta Joshi as its EVP and CHRO with effect from January 2021.
In her new role, Joshi will be responsible for leading the Company’s human resources professionals and will be in charge of various HR functions including business operations, talent acquisition and development, compensation and benefits, and compliance. Joshi is backed by 15 years of HR experience.
She is honed in employee communication starting from the frontline workers to the senior management, and also skilled in organisational governance, change management functions and financial performance for companies.
In her previous stint, as the CHRO of Serco, she had led the HR functions, which also included HR strategy. She spent almost nine years at the Company. Before Serco, she was at Philips in Seoul, South Korea for less than a year as its strategy consultant. There she was responsible for HR functions as well and was actively involved with with the significant acquisitions for the company.
She has also spent two years each at Engility Corporation, L-3 Communications and Wells Fargo (formerly Wachovia) in various roles.
Joshi did her MBA from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business after obtaining a B.A.Sc. in finance and financial management services from the George Mason University School of Management. Having received CEBS licensing from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans (IFEBP), she is also a certified M&A specialist.
Joshi’s innate ability to align business functions with the essential elements of human resources management (HRM) and her depth of knowledge in HR makes her a valuable addition to the Alaskan US federal company.