Tag: COO

Change of guard at P&G

Procter & Gamble has announced the elevation of Bala Purushothaman to global CHRO. He will be stepping into the shoes of Tracey Grabowski who...

The Leela Palaces, Hotels and Resorts kickstarts leadership development programme

The pandemic was a boon for some sectors and quite the bane for others. For some businesses, such as IT and tech, it brought...

Rahi to expand team by 50%, take on 500 this year

Rahi, the Indian IT solutions provider with a global footprint across six continents, is now all set to expand its team by 50 per...

IndiaMART’s weekly pay policy: Pros and cons

Even before the corporate world could come to terms with the four-day work week being embraced by many startups and new-age companies, the work...

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...

Codelattice to hire, train 100+ for FreshToHome, UAE

Codelattice, the Kozhikode-based startup, is hiring for the Centre of Excellence (COE) it is setting up for FreshToHome, UAE. As part of the build-own-operate...

Shailesh Jejurikar will take charge as global COO for P&G

In October, Shailesh Jejurikar will become P&G’s Chief Operating Officer (COO). As COO, Shailesh will have profit/loss responsibility for P&G’s Enterprise Markets (Latin America,...

Unacademy elevates Vivek Sinha as COO

Unacademy, an edtech platform, has elevated Vivek Sinha as chief operating officer. In his new role, Sinha will lead the business verticals of Test...

After Wipro, Infosys also announces second round of increments

Infosys is set to give wage increments with effect from July 2021. This is the second round of hikes being offered by the Company...

Godrej Nature Basket’s Head HR joins Gera Developments as CPO

Priya Adiseshan has been given the role of chief people officer (CPO), at Gera Developments a Pune-based real-estate business. Adiseshan has 19 years of experience in...

Olivier Sevillia is now Capgemini’s group chief operating officer

Olivier Sevillia has been elevated to the position of Capgemini's group chief operating officer, effective January 1, 2021. In this role, Sevillia is responsible...

COOs of Wipro and Infosys to retire in 2021

Bhanumurthy BM, Wipro’s COO, will retire by June 2021 and UB Pravin Rao, Infosys’ COO will retire by December 2021. Having started his career in...

Hero MotoCorp appoints Mike Clarke as COO & CHRO

Michael Clarke will take charge as the chief operating officer (COO) as well as the chief human resource officer (CHRO) at Hero MotoCorp with...

Abhishek Sen, ex-CHRO, Myntra, appointed chief operating officer, Zeta

Abhishek Sen, former VP, CHRO and head, consumer experience, PR and corporate services at Myntra, has joined Indian fintech company, Zeta, as its chief...

Are HR heads better equipped to take on a COO role?

A leader in the role of a chief operating officer (COO) needs to have a good understanding of business, people management and the industry...

SAP Supervisory Board names Sabine Bendiek as CPO

SAP Supervisory Board has appointed Sabine Bendiek as chief people officer and labour director. She will also assume additional responsibility as chief operating officer...

Sandip Ghose, COO of Birla Corporation, resigns

Sandip Ghose, COO, Birla Corporation, has decided to hang up his boots after a five-year stint at the Company. As per sources, Ghose has...

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....

Aditya Birla Retail’s HR head joins Chai Point as COO

Chai Point, an online tea retailer with physical retail stores as well, has appointed Shashikanth KS as its chief operating officer. HRKatha’s sources confirmed...

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...

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Infosys terminates hundreds of freshers

Indian IT giant, Infosys, has reportedly terminated hundreds of freshers in recent months after they failed an internal fresher assessment (FA) test, according to...

‘People + Performance Winners’ empower their employees better

‘People + Performance Winners’ (P+P Winners) manage to create opportunities for their employees to build skills even while constantly managing to clear the way...

How mass layoffs impact existing employees

The year 2022 saw several major companies, such as Microsoft, Tesla, Ford and Wayfair, implement mass layoffs. During these emotionally-charged times of workforce reduction,...

Govt employees to get hike in basic salary 

As per a report by Aaj Tak, the basic salary of central government employees is expected to be raised after the Holi holiday in...

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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...