Tag: CEO

MeitY to recruit CEO, CTO, CFO for India Semiconductor Mission

The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has announced that it is going to hire for the posts of chief executive officer (CEO),...

Better.com CEO back to work after firing 900 virtually, apologising

Vishal Garg, who grabbed headlines for the brutal manner in which he fired about 900 employees of Better.com, the digital mortgage lending service, has...

2 out of 3 Indian companies want a phased roll-out of...

The industry seems to be receptive to the four new labour codes that the Government is planning to implement in the near future, according...

Shadowfax rolls out COVID care programme for its 100,000+ rider partners...

Shadowfax, the crowdsourced tech-enabled platform for last-mile deliveries, has announced its second COVID care programme for all its 100,000+ rider partners. It has implemented...

Why the process of hiring a CEO is tricky

On February 12, Tata Motors announced Marc Llistosella as its next chief executive and managing director. A month later, the automobile major made a...

When a strong consumer brand supersedes a company’s employer brand

Youngsters starting off on a corporate career journey, would aspire to be associated with the big brands of the world. And why not, a...

Pegasystems gets Katherine Parente as its new CPO

Pegasystems, the software company based out of the US, has appointed Katherine Parente as its new chief people officer. Parente will report directly to...

Jaro Education launches inhouse leadership development programme for staff

With an aim to develop its talent pool and prepare them for greater roles and responsibilities, Jaro Education, the edtech firm, has announced the...

Krish Shankar debuts as an author with ‘CATALYSE—Power up your people...

Krish Shankar, group head-HR, Infosys, has turned author with his debut book, CATALYSE—Power up your People Ecosystem. The book talks about the secret sauce to...

Mairead Nayager to join GSK Consumer Healthcare as CHRO

Mairead Nayager, CHRO at Diageo, has decided to move on. She will be joining GSK Consumer Healthcare, as its new CHRO. The development was...

Unilever’s global CHRO Leena Nair is now global CEO, Chanel

Leena Nair, global CHRO at Unilever has joined the French fashion and apparel brand, Chanel, as CEO. She is now part of the elite...

Twitter CEO, Parag Agrawal, to receive US$ 1 mn as annual...

Parag Agrawal will succeed Jack Dorsey as CEO, Twitter. The IIT-Mumbai graduate, who had joined Twitter in 2011 and has been serving as chief...

Axis Bank’s Vigil M Thomas joins ToneTag as head – HR

Voice-based proximity communication and payment service provider, ToneTag, has announced the appointment of Vigil M Thomas as its new HR head. In this new...

KPMG India gets Yezdi Nagporewalla as its new CEO

Nominated by the KPMG India board and approved by the Company's India partners, Yezdi Nagporewalla has been appointed as the new CEO at KPMG...

Infor acquires UK based MES solutions company Lighthouse Systems

Infor, a business cloud software services solutions company, has acquired Lighthouse Systems, which provides manufacturing execution system (MES) software for smart manufacturing. The acquisition...

Mobileum to double team strength to 1,100, launches Bengaluru facility

Mobileum, the leading global provider of analytics solutions for roaming and network services, security, risk management, and testing and monitoring solutions, today announced the...

Ola Cars to expand workforce by 10,000, begin operations in 100...

Expanding into the vehicle commerce business, Ola Cars has revealed its plan to hire 10,000 employees in the coming 12 months. The Company will...

50% CEOs in India struggling with ESG transparency, reporting

Although the environment, social and governance (ESG) criteria remain a priority for businesses, CEOs in India are focussing less on the social component of...

Smart WFM to expand in India & the US, create new...

Smart WFM, the human capital management (HCM) consultancy, is gearing up to expand globally and establish its Indian and US subsidiaries. Working on putting...

Employees at Publicis Sapient will be ‘Free at Three’ every Friday...

Realising that employees need time for themselves, Publicis Sapient, has given all its employees and contractors one day off in October to rest and...

Unrest amongst Apple workforce?

Of late, many accounts of harassment, pay disparity, sexual and verbal abuse, retaliation and discrimination have come to the fore at Apple, along with...

Zeal secures $13 mn in funding

Zeal, the embedded fintech company, has managed to bag $13 million in Series A, led by Spark Capital. The fresh funds will be used...

Sprawling offices out, satellite pods in!

The workspace has undergone significant changes since the pandemic spun life, as we know it, around. Having already consumed a better part of the...

Christy Pambianchi to take charge as chief people officer, Intel

Intel Corporation has announced the appointment of Christy Pambianchi as executive vice president & chief people officer. She will take charge from September 7...

Stride Pharma’s Sanjay Singh is the new CHRO of CMS Info...

Sanjay Singh is the new CHRO of CMS Info Systems, the payment solutions and cash-management services firm. As the CHRO, Singh will lead the...

Gig economy rises, apna.co sees 40% more women users

Apna.co, the Indian professional networking and jobs platform, has witnessed a 40 per cent growth in women users in the second quarter of 2021....

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Pension and salaries paid till December: MCD Commissioner to Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court was informed by the Commissioner of MCD on Thursday that the civic body had paid salaries and pensions to its...

Nintendo plans to raise employees’ pay by 10% 

Nintendo, a Japanese video game maker, announced on February 7, 2023, its intentions to raise its employees' base pay by 10 per cent. Despite...

‘Revise wages periodically in public interest’: SC to public employers

According to the Supreme Court, State and public employers are obliged to revise wages for their employees periodically, considering the adverse effects of price...

Reduction in workforce at Autodesk and Getaround

Autodesk Autodesk, a California-based technology company, has announced that it will be cutting 250 jobs, which constitutes a small fraction of its global workforce of...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...