Tag: CEO

Should employees get to elect their CEOs?

Back in 2013, a German company, Haufe, introduced a unique democratic CEO selection process. The employees of the company are given the right to...

AI-driven employee experience platform raises $8M in funding

Artificial intelligence (AI)-powered employee experience platform, Leena AI, has received US$ 8 million in a Series A funding, led by Greycroft. The funds will...

How learning culture at Avanse has encouraged cross-functional movement

The new-age non-banking financial company (NBFC), Avanse Financial Services, has focussed on building a culture of learning within the Company. In a conversation with...

Five mistakes a CEO should avoid

The story of General Electric’s downfall from being an indomitable behemoth to a tier-II company, has been well documented. At the turn of the...

Future Generali gives out increments to all employees

Amidst the growing economic pressure brought about by the pandemic, the employees of Future Generali India Insurance Company (FGII) have reason to celebrate. The...

Myntra hires 5,000 more to its workforce

Looks like hiring is slowly gaining momentum with businesses limping back to normalcy. The online fashion major, Myntra, has recently hired 5,000 employees across...

FarEye expands workforce by over 12% during lockdown

FarEye, the logistics SaaS platform for predictive visibility, has expanded its team by more than 12 per cent, by hiring remotely during the lockdown....

Disappointed Facebook staff protest CEO’s inaction, boycott work

The staff of Facebook expressed their disappointment in their CEO, by taking the day off work on June 1 and virtually walking away from...

Twitter CEO defends employee against online harassment

Twitter had flagged US President Donald Trump’s tweets pertaining to mail-in voting as misleading. This led to the social-media site’s head of site integrity...

How are CEOs of the Unicorn Club assuaging their ‘panic-stricken’ staff?

We often hear that running a large company is one of the most complex jobs in the world. Business schools, strategic consultancies, headhunting firms,...

Ryan Roslansky to be new CEO of LinkedIn

After a long and successful 11-year stint as CEO of LinkedIn, Jeff Weiner will now pass on the baton to Ryan Roslansky, senior VP-product,...

Sundar Pichai to take home $242 million as salary package and...

Sundar Pichai, who is now CEO, Alphabet Inc. too, will be receiving an annual salary of more than $242 million, including performance-based stock awards...

Former Aon Hewitt CEO joins PeopleStrong as president

PeopleStrong, enterprise work and HR tech brand, has appointed former CEO, Aon Hewitt, Sandeep Chaudhary, as president and member of the board. This appointment...

Merely prioritising the D&I agenda is not enough: Study

According to a study by Gartner, CEOs in organisations are committed to diversity and inclusion (D&I) and many have also placed it on top...

Consensual or not, relationships at work are best avoided

There was a time when romance and affairs in the workplace used to be taboo. However, nowadays they have become acceptable albeit with certain...

McDonald’s HR head quits following CEO’s ouster

Immediately on the heels of the ouster of Steve Easterbrook, CEO, McDonald’s, for indulging in a consensual relationship with an employee against company policy,...

‘Ethical employees’ of Infosys discover accounting irregularities, seek action

'Ethical employees’, a group of anonymous Infosys employees, has accused the information technology company’s CEO and CFO of knowingly producing wrong account statements and...

Ambrish Sinha is new CEO, MeritTrac Services

MeritTrac Services, innovative scientific and online assessment services providing company, has appointed Ambrish Sinha as its chief executive officer (CEO). Earlier, Sinha was the...

Former CEO of Aon Hewitt joins advisory board of Taggd

Sandeep Chaudhary, former CEO, Aon Hewitt, has now joined Taggd, the recruitment solutions arm of PeopleStrong, as an independent advisor on its board. Chaudhary...

CEO of Godrej receives over Rs 20 crore as remuneration

The highest compensation of the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector, in the Financial Year 2019, went to Vivek Gambhir, MD and CEO, Godrej...

7% average increase in employee remuneration at Bharti Airtel in FY...

The 10,205 strong workforce at Bharti Airtel received an average increase in remuneration (excluding the senior managers) of seven per cent during FY 2018-19. The...

Wipro CEO’s salary rises 41% in 2018-19

Abidali Z Neemuchwala, chief executive officer (CEO), Wipro, has witnessed a 41 per cent increase in salary, with the Company reporting a 37.74 per...

Uber’s first employee resigns from board

Ryan Graves, former VP-global operations at Uber, the American multinational transportation network company, has stepped down from the Company’s board of directors. Interestingly, Uber very...

Over 60 Infosys executives draw salary over Rs 1 crore

The number of Infosys executives who earn a salary of over Rs 1 crore has more than doubled in the past one year. In...

Infosys to allocate 50 million shares to employees, paid its CEO...

Information technology services company, Infosys, announced that it will allocate 50 million shares to its staff. As per its annual report, the Company paid...

Cognizant’s CFO earned $5.5 million last year, amidst cost cutting

A cost-cutting drive at US-based IT company, Cognizant, did not stop its senior executives from getting double-digit hikes in salary last year. Former CEO of...

Private-sector CEOs earn 22 times more than PSU CEOs: IMA study

The senior-most executives in public-sector undertakings (PSUs) earn way less than their counterparts in the private sector, says a report called ‘2018 Executive &...

HR head of Myntra steps down

The Indian fashion e-commerce company, Myntra, is undergoing changes at the management level, with many senior leaders putting in their papers recently, including its...

CFOs more likely to become CEOs: India Inc

Senior finance professionals in India believe that their opinions influence the strategic and operational decisions taken by companies.

The influence and impact of beliefs

One story that has left an indelible impact on me is that of a baby elephant, chained to a tree to prevent it from...

Ten key skills required in an age of digital transformation

As a growing number of organisations integrate digital technologies into all aspects of their business, digital transformation has come to be regarded as the...

Abu Dhabi’s HRA and EGA come together to boost employment

In a perfect example of meaningful cooperation between the public and private sectors, Abu Dhabi’s Human Resources Authority (HRA) has entered into an agreement...

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Acting on some visible signs of unproductivity

Several factors can breed unproductive behavior, which is difficult to quantify, as employee functions affect the weighing of productivity versus unproductivity. It is easy to...

Amit Malik elevated as CEO and MD, Aviva India

Amit Malik, who was the chief people, operations and customer services officer, Aviva India, has been elevated to the position of chief executive officer...

As vaccination drive begins, Indian employers attempt to obtain vaccine for staff

Many Indian companies, including a few from the Tata Group as well as the JSW Group are trying to obtain a few lakh doses...

“Don’t wear company logo in public”: FB to staff

Facebook has asked its employees to refrain from wearing the company logo in public. This directive came after the suspension of Trump’s account from...

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Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...

The right people policy for startups – Madan Nagaldinne

You happen to have worked mostly with large organisations. How different is it working for a startup now? When you have worked for big...
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“Archaic HR processes force millennials to switch jobs often,” Niti Khosla, lead people analytics...

Friendly and jolly Niti Khosla, lead-people analytics and business impact, Novartis International, is a true HR leader with the ability to understand people and...