The top leading organizations such as NDTV, Coca-Cola, Tata Capital, Unilever, and more have appointed their top HR Leadership such as CHRO and CPO in the last month.
The latest top HR leadership appointments of CHRO & HR-Head appointments in August 2023:-
NDTV appoints Gaurav Shah as HR Head
NDTV has appointed Gaurav Shah as the HR Head after Adani’s takeover. In this role, he will head the HR function at NDTV Group.
He has been associated with the Adani Group for a decade. Most recently, Gaurav was working as General Manager & Sr HR Business Partner at Adani Enterprises Limited.
He is an HR Leader with over 19 years of credible and progressive work experience in driving various strategic & innovative HR initiatives aligned with business priorities to foster a high-performance culture and engagement.
He has breadth of experience across multiple geographies & versatile industries including IT/ITES, Telecom & integrated Infrastructure with conglomerates like Reliance, Tata, JURISCAPE LEGAL RESEARCH PRIVATE LIMITED, and Adani.
Coca-Cola elevates Irene Tan as VP-HR for India & Southwest Asia
Beverage company, Coca-Cola has appointed Irene Tan as the Vice President- Human Resources for India & Southwest Asia (INSWA).
In this role, she will be responsible for accelerating INSWA’s growth. Additionally, she will be responsible for recruiting future-ready talent, performance enablement, and employee development for the company in India and Southwest Asia.
Most recently before the elevation she was working as Talent & Development Director, Asia Pacific, and has nearly 26 years of enhancing business through HR strategy & practices.
Irene joined the company in 2012 in Singapore as External Talent Sourcing and Acquisition Director, Asia Pacific Group.
Gilbarco Veeder Root gets ex-Cummins Ritesh Joshi as Head- HR
A global market leader, Gilbarco Veeder Root India has appointed Ritesh Joshi as Head– HR. Before joining this, Ritesh held various leadership roles at Cummins Inc. and spent over 10 years with the organization.
Prior to Cummins, Ritesh was associated with General Motors as Manager- HR. He started his career working with Mahindra Group where he spent over 12 years.
Tata Capital elevates Shruti Sharma as HR Head
A subsidiary of Tata Sons Limited, Tata Capital elevates Shruti Sharma as HR Head- SME, Corporate & Cleantech Finance, Wealth Management, Securities & Private Equity.
In this role, she is responsible for managing HR functions for B2B, Wealth, PE, and securities business units. She has been associated with the organization since May 2007 and most recently before the elevation, she was working as Senior Vice President of Human Resources.
Poonam Burman appointed as Interim HR Director – Unilever Sri Lanka
Poonam Burman has been promoted to interim HR Director at Unilever Sri Lanka and category HR head of South Asia – Beauty, Wellbeing, and Personal Care Business Group.
She has been associated with the organization since December 2018 and most recently before the elevation, she was working as HR Leader-Beauty & Well Being and Personal Care business group.
Ex-Chief People Officer of ABP Network Kavita Dasan joins Suzlon Group
One of the leading renewable energy solutions providers, Suzlon Group has appointed Kavita Dasan as Head – Talent Management & Employee Engagement.
Prior to Suzlon Group, She was associated with ABP Network as Chief People Officer, ABP Network. In this role, she was responsible for Business Partnering at CXO and the operating level to deliver strategic business intent, operational excellence, and people growth.
Cashfree Payments appoints Chetan Y as Senior VP- HR
A payments and banking technology company, Cashfree Payments has announced the appointment of Chetan Y as Senior Vice President – HR.
In this role, he will be responsible for heading HR at Cashfree Payments, Chetan brings immense value to the team as the company continues its efforts to be the best place to work.
Orient Papers and Industries appoints Vinod Rai as CHRO
Orient Papers and Industries Ltd (CK Birla Group) has appointed Vinod Rai as Chief Human Resources Officer.
In this role, he will be responsible for heading Complete Gamut of HR and he will strongly emphasize HR transformation, digitization, and capability building.
Prior to Orient Papers and Industries Ltd (CK Birla Group), he was Head of Human Resources at Maruti Suzuki India Limited.
Sunsure Energy appoints Gurmeet Chadha as Chief People Officer
India’s premier renewable energy company, Sunsure Energy has appointed Gurmeet Chadha as chief people officer.
In this new role, she will be responsible for the entire people and culture agenda of the organization.
Prior to Sunsure Energy, she was associated with National Commodities Management Services Limited (a Fairfax Group Company) as the Group Chief Human Resources Officer.
InsuranceDekho appoints Divya Mohan as CHRO
An online platform, InsuranceDekho has appointed Divya Mohan as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO).
In this role, she will be responsible for spearheading human resources (HR) at the organization. Additionally, she will further build the people function to effectively support the overall business plan and growth of the company.
Her earlier stints include working with Jubilant FoodWorks Ltd, VLCC Healthcare, Volvo-Eicher commercial vehicles, and OYO.
Emerson appoints Nick Piazza as Chief People Officer
A leading global technology, software, and engineering company, Emerson has announced the appointment of Nick Piazza as its next chief people officer.
In this role, he will lead the company’s human resources function, employee experience, talent management, total rewards, diversity, equity, and inclusion as Emerson continues driving cultural transformation to become a destination workplace for technology and industrial automation.
Byju’s appoints former EVP-Infosys Richard Lobo for HR functions
Edtech major BYJU’s has appointed former senior executive Infosys, Richard Lobo, to drive the company’s human resource functions.
Richard Lobo is an alumnus of Xavier’s Institute of Management and a mechanical engineer from the Manipal Institute of Technology.
iD Fresh Food appoints Megha Latawa as CHRO
A Bengaluru-based firm, iD Fresh Food (India) Pvt. Ltd. has appointed Megha Latawa as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). The company has also announced the appointment of Enakshi Dasgupta as Head of New Business and New Product Development (NPD).
Prior to iD Fresh Food (India) Pvt. Ltd., Megha was associated with udaan.com as Head of HR – Customer Discretionary Categories, Udaan.
Illumio appoints L David Kingsley as Chief People Officer
The Zero Trust Segmentation company, Illumio has appointed L David Kingsley as Chief People Officer.
As Chief People Officer, Kingsley is responsible for overseeing all aspects of Illumio’s human resources, including global strategy, learning and development, talent acquisition, compensation and benefits, team engagement, and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging.
Prior to Illumio, Kingsley served as Chief People Officer at Intercom, Alteryx, and Vlocity, where he helped to scale the company.
AXISCADES appoints Ex-Accenture Hrishi Mohan as Group CHRO
India’s leading technology solutions company, AXISCADES has appointed Hrishi Mohan as Group Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO).
In this role, he will be responsible for nurturing the work culture of the organization along with focusing on employee wellbeing.
Prior to AXISCADES, Hrishi was associated with Tenshi Life Sciences Ltd as Head – Human Resources.
Magenta Mobility appoints Dharmistha Chaudhary as CHRO
A leading electric mobility and EV charging solution provider, Magenta Mobility appoints Dharmistha Chaudhary as Chief Human Resources Officer.
She has over 22 years of experience across sectors such as logistics, retail, and manufacturing, having worked with organizations like Sandvik Asia, Reliance Group, Chalhoub Group, and CMA CGM Group.
M2P Fintech appoints Mayank Kapoor as Global Head- HR
An API infrastructure giant delivering futuristic and customer-centric fintech solutions company, M2P Fintech has appointed Mayank Kapoor as Global Head – People Success (Human Resources).
In this role, he will be responsible for driving the company’s human resources strategies. Prior to joining M2P Fintech, Mayank was working at FreeCharge as Head- Human Resources and Admin.
Freshworks Appoints Johanna Jackman as Chief People Officer
Freshworks Inc., has announced the appointment of Johanna Jackman as the company’s new Chief People Officer (CPO). Johanna joins the executive team and reports to Freshwork’s Chief Executive Officer Girish Mathrubootham and President Dennis Woodside.
SAP appoints Gina Vargiu-Breuer as Chief People Officer
SAP SE announced that Gina Vargiu-Breuer has been appointed to the Executive Board of SAP as Chief People Officer and Labor Director, effective from February 1, 2024.
In her new role, Vargiu-Breuer will lead the HR organization and continue to drive the transformation of SAP’s HR strategy. This includes creating an even more powerful growth and learning environment at SAP that enables inclusion, diversity, and agility.
Vargiu-Breuer joins from Siemens Energy, where she has been serving as the Global Head of HR since the separation from Siemens in late 2019.
These senior top HR Leadership will function as strategic business partners for divisions leading the human resources (HR) function and will serve as active leaders on HR policies, practices, resources, and transactions.