Tag: CHRO Movement

Jitesh Bawa appointed as SVP-HR at Tata AIG General Insurance

Jitesh Bawa has joined Tata AIG General Insurance Company limited as the senior vice president of HR from September, 2019. Prior to working at Tata,...

ITC elevates Amitav Mukherjee to head- corporate HR

In line with the senior leadership’s plan to bring in young minds to the forefront, ITC has decided to elevate Amitav Mukherjee to the...

Lalit Kar joins Reliance Digital as SVP and head-HR

It is a homecoming for Lalit Kar, who has rejoined Reliance Digital as the senior vice president and HR head. Earlier, Kar had worked...

Vinay Razdan joins HDFC Bank as CHRO

HDFC Bank has appointed Vinay Razdan as chief human resource officer. As the head of HR function, he will be responsible for the entire...

Mallika Rao Bedi is the new regional director-HR, Hilton

After spending 23 years at Oberoi’s, Bedi will now contribute to Hilton’s plans to expand its footprint in India.

Abbott’s Ajay Bhatt joins Intas Pharma as president-global HR

With almost three decades of experience in the pharma sector, Bhatt is looking forward to developing the Organisation, its culture and people capability.

Kamlesh Dangi quits UTI Mutual Fund to join a startup

Dangi moves from UTI Mutual Fund to join InCred, a new-age financial services consumer and SME lending platform.

Home Credit India appoints Sandip Mallik as new CHRO

Taking over from Jindra Hachova, Mallik will be handling various critical HR responsibilities across the organisation, including talent acquisition and retention, organisational change management, employer branding, hiring, learning & development, and employee engagement. 

HR head Saba Adil elevated as COO at Aegon Life Insurance

In her new role, Adil will be responsible for creating a differentiated and superior customer experience and will continue reporting to the MD & CEO.

Seema Nair moves out of Coca-Cola

Nair had been leading the HR function for the Company, based out of Bangalore, for over a year.

Ganesh Chandan joins Tata Projects as CHRO

Chandan moved from Greaves Cotton, where he was CHRO and has now been replaced by Shiraj Chakraborty.

Raj Raghavan to move from Amazon to IndiGo as Sr VP-HR

After serving his notice period at Amazon, Raghavan will take up his new position at IndiGo in April.

Alok Mehta joins Hexagon as executive director-HR

Mehta rejoins the corporate world after a gap of almost 3.5 years, during which he ran his own consulting firm.

Madan Nagaldinne to join real estate tech Co. Compass

Exactly a year ago, Nagaldinne had moved on from Facebook to join a healthcare startup Context Media (Now Outcome Health) as chief people officer. Back then he had also shifted his base from New York to Chicago. HRKatha was the first publication worldwide to report this development.

Amex India’s HR head Vishpala Reddy to ride on Uber

Globally, Uber has been under lots of criticism in terms of people management especially on sexual harassments and gender discrimination. Reddy will have a tough task as the new chief people officer for India and South Asia.

Ericsson’s HR head in India, Sameer Khanna takes up a global...

Khanna, who will be based out of the HQ in Sweden, will now work in the global managed services domain.

American Express India appoints Mark E. Benjamin as chief human resources...

Benjamin will be responsible for creating platforms for prioritising areas of employee focus, driving performance and growing leaders for the India market.

Geethaa Ghaneckar moves from Raymond to Raheja

Ghaneckar, who was part of the Raymond HR leadership team for over eight years, will now lead the people agenda at the Raheja Universal.

Vinod Shetty joins Sanofi as director, business HR

Shetty joins from Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, where he was leading the HR and sales training function for India, North Africa and the Middle East.

A woman to head HR at Nike

David Ayre, who is about to retire, will be replaced by Monique Matheson

Amazon India’s former HR head, Kinjal Choudhary joins Volvo Eicher as...

In between Choudhary had a short stint of seven months with China Fortune Land Development Co., where he was the senior director-HR.

CEAT Tyres’ Ranjan Sarkar joins Exide Industries as CHRO

Sarkar comes with more than 18 years of cross-industry experience.

MetLife names ex-Johnson & Johnson executive as CHRO

Susan Podlogar, global vice president of human resources, Johnson & Johnson has been named as the executive vice president and chief human resources officer for MetLife, effective July 10

NSE’s chief people officer Chandrashekhar Mukherjee quits

Mukherjee looks at a larger role in his next endeavour.

Escorts appoints Amanppreet Singh Bhatia as group HR head

Bhatia replaces Ishan Mehta to take forth the company’s business growth through efficient HR.

Tata Sons’ former CHRO N S Rajan to join IDFC Bank...

Animesh Kumar, who has been heading the bank's human resources division since 2009, has decided to call it quits. Kumar is expected to work on psychoanalysis tests on hiring - a tool which he introduced in IDFC Bank.

Metro Cash & Carry gets Udaiy Khanna as director, HR from...

For Khanna, who is a XLRI alumni, this will be his second stint in retail.

Roshni Wadhwa appointed as HR Director, India; Mohit James takes up...

L’Oréal India has appointed Roshni Wadhwa, previously Human Resources Director for L’Oréal Singapore, in place of James

Ramendrajit Sen gets an elevation at H-P: to head HR for...

In his new role, Sen will now head the entire HR people operations for Asia Pacific and Japan which includes 15 countries in the region. Sailesh Menezes will take up the role of the country manager, HR people operations for India.

Rattan Chugh joins Times Internet as chief people officer

Chugh moved in from Standard Chartered, while Vivek Pandey joined in from the Tata Group as the vice president of growth and analytics.

Twitter’s CHRO and VP-diversity bid farewell

The social media company’s VP of diversity and inclusion, Jeffrey Siminoff, is expected to leave the company by February end, while it’s CHRO, Renee Atwood has already quit.

Sriharsha Achar makes a move after 8 Yrs: to join Max...

Achar has spent eight years with Apollo Munich as chief people officer, contributing considerably to its growth.

ABP News’ Subhankar Ghose joins Zoom Insurance Brokers as chief people...

This shift from ABP News marks Ghose’s return to the BFSI industry.

Ganesh Chandan hops on to Greaves Cotton as CHRO from Suzlon

As part of the leadership team, Chandan will play a crucial role growth and transformation story at Greaves Cotton.

Gautam Chainani to join JSW as group CHRO

Chainani, currently chief people officer, UltraTech Cement, Aditya Birla Group (ABG), has put in his papers and is serving notice period.

Alibaba to rope in Flipkart’s Priya Cherian as director HR

Looking to expand its online business in India, Alibaba has recently been in talks to hire Flipkart’s director-HR.

Deepak Deshpande named CHRO at Netmagic Solutions

Prior to this, he was senior VP & head -HR, and helped scale up the organisation and focussed on managing organisational transition.

Sheen Akkara joins CMS as CHRO

Akkara moves in from Nielsen where he was executive director, human resources-India & South Asia.

Vikram Bector joins Piramal as group CHRO

Bector joins from Cipla where he was the chief talent officer and head corporate HR.

HSBC’s Ram Kumar joins Microland as chief people officer

As head human resources, HSBC Global Resourcing managed 43,000 employees across seven countries in his last role.

Myntra gets Manpreet Ratia as chief people officer from Amazon

Ratia will now drive key HR functions at Myntra with a focus on talent acquisition and retention for various levels and verticals.

BEML elevates HR director Hota as CMD

Hota is an economics graduate from St. Stephens, New Delhi, who also holds an MBA in human resources from XLRI, Jamshedpur.

Essar Group’s Rahul Taneja joins Jet Airways as chief people officer

Taneja has diverse experience in engineering, sales and marketing, and also human resources.

Flipkart gets Nitin Seth as chief people officer

Seth replaces Mekin Maheshwari, who quit in September 2015.

R Sridhar elevated as head-HR at ITC

Sridhar, 56, has spent over 34 years with ITC.

Former Vedanta CHRO, Rajesh Padmanabhan, joins Welspun Group as director &...

Padmanabhan quit the Vedanta Group in August, 2015.

Kuoni Group elevates Bernard Martyris as global group CHRO

Based out of Dubai, Martyris will play a dual role, managing both the Kuoni Group and VFS Global.

Kris Shankar to join Infosys as HR-head

Shankar is currently serving his notice period at Philips where he has spent a little over year and a half as head-HR, Indian subcontinent.

Richard Lobo elevated as head HR, Infosys

A mechanical engineer from Manipal Institute of Technology, and an MBA from XIM, Lobo, joined Infosys in 2000.



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