Tag: Head HR

Titan bats for greater women’s participation in manufacturing

India is considered to be one of the most diverse countries in the world. Yet, the traditional mindset of its population has prevented this...

What’s the hiring outlook for the retail sector this festive season?

The festival season is always the time for more shopping, and hence, calls for a ramp up in business activity, particularly in the retail...

What’s in Piaggio’s robust leadership development programme?

At Piaggio, there is a culture to identify the best of talent at a very young stage and provide them the platform to grow...

HT Media’s Shikha Dhillon joins Decimal Technologies as head-HR

Shikha Dhillon has joined Decimal Technologies as its head of human resources. Dhillon was earlier heading the HR function at HT Media’s radio and...

Does a ‘beauty premium’ exist in the Indian workplace?

A recent study by the University at Buffalo School of Management found that the more attractive people are, the greater their chance of getting...

Related HR hiring: Boon or bane?

Career progression has never been easy for middle-level HR. Hurdles are far too stiff when it comes to growing organically. Fewer positions at the...

How Bharti AXA Life Insurance is preparing its employees for digital...

Expectations of customers in the insurance industry are now changing. With so many processes going digital, customers in the insurance sector are also demanding...

If business travel was a perk, are we ready to let...

An American journalist’s article published in the New York Post said that in the pre-COVID era, she used to crib about business travel, as...

WayCool kickstarts its leadership development with LEAP

In partnership with IFMR Graduate School of Business (IFMR GSB) at Krea University, WayCool Foods, an agri-commerce company, has launched a leadership-development programme for...

ZEE5’s Albino Mascarenhas joins Pyxis One as head – HR

Pyxis One, a US-based startup which provides AI infrastructure for marketing and business growth, has appointed Albino Mascarenhas as its new head - human...

Stop bragging about back-to-back meetings!

With the advent of the hybrid work model, corporate operation has taken an unforeseen turn. Employees — who are already reeling under the challenges...

Apollo Global Management gets JP Morgan Chase’s Piyali Chowdhry as head...

Apollo Global Management has appointed Piyali Chowdhry as the head of human capital for India. Chowdhry will be leading the HR function for the...

Uber appoints Divya Garg as head – HR, India & South...

Uber today announced the appointment of Divya Garg as head - HR for the India and South Asia (SA) region. Garg will be working...

How to break difficult news to employees

Companies often have to make difficult decisions. It’s not just announcing layoffs or salary cuts, but a policy change in the company related to...

How to develop internal marketplace

The need for developing an internal talent marketplace was felt more than ever before during the pandemic. Companies faced a major issue in redeploying...

At times, leaders do need a title

It is said that leadership is an attitude, not a title. Not every boss is a leader and vice versa. At times, however, we...

Honeywell elevates Sumedha Pal Parmar as head-HR

Honeywell, the global technology company, has elevated Sumedha Pal Parmar to the position of country manager-HR for India. Prior to this role, Parmar was...

The Great HR Debate – What does the iterative talent marketplace...

The need for developing an internal talent marketplace was felt more than ever before during the pandemic. Companies faced a major issue in redeploying...

The Great HR Debate – Which skills will be critical for...

The need to reskill and upskill has assumed great significance in the new normal. Last year, with the pandemic sweeping across the globe, people...

Piaggio extends insurance cover to family of deceased for up to...

Like many other corporates, Piaggio Vehicles (PVPL) has also taken several measures to provide security to its employees amidst these challenging times. Not only...

Vikas Dua appointed head – HR, IPG DXTRA

Vikas Dua joins IPG DXTRA, a marketing communications company, as head of human resources. A member of the board of advisors at HuddleUp and...

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...

‘Fluidity is the organisational design of the future,’ Jayant Kumar

  2020: What to learn – what to erase The crisis of 2020 gave birth to several positives. One of them was the ability of...

Is ‘inside the box thinking’ the need of the hour?

Often candidates are asked to come up with a crazy, wild, out-of-the box idea for a process to map their level of innovativeness. While...

Why it is important to send feedback to a rejected candidate

It is always tough to tell a candidate why they have been rejected. It gets tougher to decide what should be the mode of...

Can hybrid working breed availability heuristic at the workplace?

The hybrid model of work is the new normal now after 2020 saw an unprecedented shift to remote working. Many organisations have already switched...

Sameer Nagarajan is global president – HR, Cadila Pharmaceuticals

Sameer Nagarajan has joined Cadila Pharmaceuticals as the global president - HR, based out of Ahmedabad. He was previously heading human resources at Dabur...

Mid-level career crisis: Gig offers new lease of life to those...

The fear of losing one’s job all of a sudden is very real, and more than ever in these uncertain times. It is even...

Palash Aggrawal appointed group head-HR, LT Foods

LT Foods has announced the appointment of Palash Aggrawal as group head, HR. Backed by 30 years of diverse experience in HR leadership roles,...

Ritesh Agrawal, head-HR, Quess Corp, moves on after two-year stint

After a two-year stint as head-HR, Quess Corp, Ritesh Agrawal, has decided to call it quits. Confirming the news to HRKatha, Agrawal says that...

Societe Generale appoints Mukta Arya as HR head – APAC

Societe Generale has appointed Mukta Arya as head-HR, Asia Pacific region. Earlier, she was the head of talent development and inclusion, Asia-Pacific, in the...

Bharti AXA General Insurance appoints Paramjit Singh Nayyar as head-HR

Paramjit Singh Nayyar has joined Bharti AXA General Insurance, as the CHRO and member of the management committee on July 7, after a three-year...

Prione Business Services ropes in Shilpa Vaid as head of human...

Shilpa Vaid has taken up a new role at Prione Business Services as head-HR. Vaid brings with her two decades of experience across segments, such...

Cashfree appoints Sapna Sukumar as head of human resources

Sapna Sukumar, who had earlier headed human resources at Medlife for almost five years, has now joined Cashfree, the online payment gateway, as head...

Amit Vaish to move out of Barclays in mid-February

Amit Vaish, who has been heading HR for operations and technology (O&T) at Barclays, has decided to change track. He will soon be leaving...

Anuranjita Kumar quits RBS: Sanjeev Vaid elevated to MD-HR, rewards

Anuranjita Kumar has left her seat as the managing director and head-HR, international hubs, Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), after almost two years of...

Yes Bank’s president-HR joins Fullerton India as business HR head

Fullerton India, the financial services company, has appointed Rajat Grover as general manager and business HR head. In his new role, Grover will be...

Aditi Mukherjee joins NCDEX as EVP-HR and designated key managerial personnel

Aditi Mukherjee, former head-HR, Tata Steel, has joined the senior management team at National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) as EVP- HR and designated...

Reliance Jio’s Anil Mohanty joins Medikabazaar as head-HR

Medikabazaar, which is an online B2B platform for medical supplies, has appointed Anil Mohanty as the head of HR. In his new role, Mohanty...

Prashant Khullar new SVP and head-HR, Max Life Insurance

Prashant Khullar, former CHRO of Mahindra Holidays & Resorts, is the new senior VP and HR head, Max Life Insurance. Incidentally, he has always...

Kavita Dasan new head-HR at ABP News Network

ABP News Network has appointed Kavita Dasan has its HR head. Prior to joining ABP, Dasan was serving as the VP-HR at Dewan Housing...

Standard Chartered appoints Sachin Gupte as Head HR, India

Gupte was the Head of Human Resources, Global Banking (GB) and Transaction Banking (TB) at Standard Chartered

Sharad Sharma joins DHFL Pramerica as SVP & head-HR

Sharma was formerly EVP & chief people officer of SBI Card and headed HR for GE’s BPM unit and the HR function for the credit card JV between GE Capital & State Bank of India.

Armaan Seth to lead Philips India as head of human resources

Seth has been serving the Company since 2011 in various capacities in the HR function.

Sandeep Banerjee moved from Reliance to H&R Johnson as head-HR

Banerjee will lead the HR agenda for H & R Johnson during its transformation journey, align it with the business strategy and help it grow further.

Vinod Rai elevated as the head-HR (Engineering, QA, and Rohtak R&D),...

Rai has been with the company for more than six years.

Calvin Lyngdoh moves on from Kimberly-Clark Lever; joins Lenskart

Lyngdoh’s mandate will be to help Lenskart build a culture of its own.

Your leadership or your life?

Are you a Leadership Coach or a Life Coach? A tantalising question, no doubt. How would you answer? The response could be a simple...

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Wipro helps women professionals ‘Begin Again’

Wipro, the Indian IT major, has launched a new programme called ‘Begin Again’, which specially caters to women professionals re-entering their careers after a...

BYJU’s introduces a new customised healthcare policy for its employees

To cover the physical and psychological wellbeing of employees, BYJU’s has come up with a tailor- made health-insurance policy. The new policy gives the...

Non-working week in Russia; COVID-19 infections on the rise

Starting October 30, Russia will be going into a non-working week to control the rapid spread of COVID-19 infections in the country. President Vladimir...

Some Central government staff to get non-productivity linked bonus

There is good news for Group C employees of the Central government as well as Group B non-gazetted staff ahead of Diwali. These employees,...

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“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...

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...