Zivame, the Indian intimate online store for women, has hired Rishu Garg as its new chief people officer (CPO). In this new role, Garg will oversee all human operations, work towards building Zivame’s people practices and help enhance people experience. She will also take lead in talent recruitment, development and retention.
An alumna of SCMHRD, Pune, Garg has 15 years of experience in her field of work. Before joining Zivame, she served as the CHRO at Rivigo, where her responsibilities included leading the people strategy, growth and achievement of business plans. She was also responsible for defining organisation structures and functions and for steering a high-performance culture through an elastic and lean workforce. In the past, she has also worked for diverse organisations such as G4S, EPL and Essar.
At Zivame, Garg steps into the shoes of Sidharth Vishwanath, who has now moved on to head HR at Mensa Brands, which helps to build digital-first brands and partners with the right founders and investors.
Amisha Jain, CEO, Zivame, expressed excitement over Garg’s hiring admitting that her “vast experience with various prominent organisations will help enhance and strengthen Zivame’s people practices.”
Talking about her appointment, Garg revealed that she relates with the Company’s values and ethos of celebrating and accepting people.
“Zivame is a phenomenal brand that is creating a huge impact on customers’ experience through its inclusive products and innovative designs,” she said.
Founded in 2011, Zivame is now the no. 1 B2C intimate brand wear in India. It has over 100 stores and presence in 2500+ partner stores across the country. It offers a range of lingerie, activewear, sleepwear, and shapewear in more than 15000 styles and 100 sizes, to women irrespective of body type.