Azure Power, a leading sustainable energy solutions provider and renewable power producer in India, has announced the appointment of Shweta Srivastava as its Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO).
In her new role, Shweta will be responsible for leading human resource strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the Company specifically in the areas of succession planning, talent management, change management, organizational and performance management, training and development, and compensation.
Shweta joins Azure Power from Vedanta Ltd, one of the world’s leading oil & gas and metals companies, where she served as the Group Head Talent Acquisition.
Her career reflects over two decades of diverse human resources experience in leadership positions in several Fortune 500 companies across industries like hi-tech, consumer, life sciences and infrastructure.
Commenting on the onboarding, Rupesh Agarwal, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Azure said, “We are delighted to have Shweta onboard at Azure, leading a function that is very key to us.”
“Shweta’s mastery of people, culture development, and driving large-scale execution will enable us to strengthen our talent pool and keep investing in our people”, Rupesh Agarwal said.
Rupesh Agarwal further said, “Her multi-dimensional experience will help us strengthen our position as an employer of choice and further build the organization of tomorrow.”
Shweta Srivastava, CHRO, Azure said, “I would like to thank Azure Leadership for this opportunity. I look forward to being a catalyst in further building Azure’s culture by driving inclusivity, attracting best-in-class talent, and creating a meaningful and positive experience for our people so we thrive, grow and deliver tangible business goals.”
Shweta has contributed to the growth of the companies by attracting top talent and helping build strong employer brands. She has led and worked with multicultural and multi-national teams across the globe participating in Mergers & Acquisitions and also divestitures.