Tag: Unilever

Genpact’s CHRO, Piyush Mehta elevated to country manager

Piyush Mehta, who is currently leading the global people function for Genpact, has been elevated to the position of country manager. He will continue to...

Unilever Nigeria unveils inclusive workplace policies

To promote fairness, diversity and inclusivity, Unilever Nigeria has unveiled a new set of policies. Designed to cater to the diverse needs of its...

Unilever ropes in Mairead Nayager as CPO

Unilever, the multinational consumer goods company, has appointed Mairead Nayager as its new chief people officer (CPO), effective 1 June. In her new role,...

Hindustan Lever Employees Union vs HUL: Bombay HC scraps mandatory daily...

In a landmark ruling, the Bombay High Court has upheld the right of suspended employees to receive subsistence allowance without having to mark daily...

Unilever initiates job cuts in Singapore as part of growth strategy

Unilever is making plans to cut jobs in marketing teams for its personal care brands, including Dove, Lux and Lifebuoy, in Singapore. The company announced...

Shobha Tanniru is CHRO, Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail

Shobha Ratna Tanniru has been appointed as the chief human resources officer and senior executive, Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail, effective December 2023. Her association...

Poonam Burman is now interim HR director – Unilever Srilanka

Poonam Burman has been elevated to the position of interim HR director, Unilever Srilanka and category HR head South Asia – Beauty Wellbeing and...

Make way for the ‘pixelated workforce’

New terms are being added to the global employment vocabulary with each passing day. Just when we were getting used to ‘gig’ work and...

Lightstorm has appointed Kelvin Kong as global CPO

Lightstorm, the telecom infrastructure platform, has roped in Kelvin Kong as its chief people officer, based out of Singapore. Kong, who is an alumnus of...

Skills passport — the global currency for job seekers of the...

Qualifications are becoming less important by the day. People are being able to do well, based merely on the skills they have acquired. So,...

Rohit Jawa to take over as MD & CEO, HUL, on...

Rohit Jawa will be stepping into the shoes of Sanjiv Mehta, as the MD and CEO of Hindustan Unilever, with effect from 27 June,...

Hein Schumacher to take over as CEO, Unilever in July, 2023

Unilever has found its new CEO after a widespread global hunt. Hein Schumacher will be appointed Unilever CEO designate on 1 June 2023 and...

Unilever to start 4-day work week trial in Australia

The employees of Unilever in Australia will soon be part of a trial to study the effectiveness of a four-day work week. Starting 14 November...

Unilever elevates BP Biddappa to CHRO, global home care

Unilever has elevated BP Biddappa to the position of CHRO of the global home care business. Prior to this elevation, Biddappa was the global...

Unilever restructures organisational model, appoints Nitin Paranjpe as new CPO

Unilever is doing away with its existing matrix organisational structure. In doing so, it has made some new appointments and reshuffled existing leadership. In...

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...

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...

Locus assigns $4 million for ESOP buyback

Locus, a platform that automates supply chain decisions, has announced that it has set aside $4 million for its ESOP buyback. All employees, whether...

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...

Geetika Mehta to join as MD, India, The Hershey Company

The Hershey Company, global producer of chocolates and snacks, has appointed Geetika Mehta as managing director, India, with effect from July 1, 2021. Mehta...

Airtel gets Amrita Padda from Unilever as chief people officer

Telecom service provider, Bharti Airtel, has brought in Amrita Padda as chief people officer. She will resume her new role with effect from October...

Unilever’s commitment to ‘living wage’ will benefit millions

Unilever has made a commitment to ensure that all the employees in its supply chain receive at least a 'living wage'. Its own employees...

Unilever experiments with 4-day work week in New Zealand

The Spanish government plans to give incentives or government grants to companies across Spain that adopt the four-day work week without any impact on...

Employee Protection Plan for Unilever staff

Unilever, the consumer goods manufacturer known for its various brands including Dove, Knorr, Omo and Lifebuoy, has announced wide-ranging measures to support the global...

Leena Nair will join as Board member at British Telecommunications

Leena Nair, CHRO, Unilever, will join as the non-executive director and member of the Remuneration Committee, the Nominations Committee and the Digital Impact &...

Microsoft, Amazon, IBM, Unilever amongst the top employer brands in India:...

The sector-specific winners for the most attractive employers this year are Tata Consultancy Services for IT, Larsen & Toubro for infrastructure & construction, and Hindustan Unilever for FMCG.

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

Singapore introduces flexible work guidelines

In Singapore, fresh measures are on the horizon for workers, as they gain the right to request four-day work weeks, increased work-from-home opportunities, and...

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China’s new approach to work-life balance with unhappy leaves

With an aim to foster a healthier work-life balance for employees, a Chinese company has come up with a refreshing move. The company has...

The QuitTok conundrum: Can public resignation be a force for good?

Brittany Pietsch's viral TikTok video in January 2024 sent shockwaves through the HR world. In it, Pietsch, a former Cloudflare employee, documented her confusing...

Tesla faces speculation over potential layoffs amidst internal struggles

Tesla has become the centre of attention as speculations mount regarding the possibility of significant layoffs within the company. Reports stemming from Gigafactory Texas...

Remote work for UAE government staff today due to heavy rains, hailstorms

Government employees in the UAE have been ordered to work remotely on 16 April, 2024. Private-sector organisations have been told to take necessary precautions...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

Q. How satisfying has been your professional journey of 39 years? A. It has been a bagful of mixed experiences. At times I have been...

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....
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