BetterPlace appoints Mohana MD as Chief People & Culture Officer

BetterPlace appoints Mohana M D as Chief People & Culture Officer
Mohana has over 15 years of experience in the BFSI and IT sectors. Prior to BetterPlace, she was associated with Standard Chartered Bank as Head of HR, Bangalore Hub, GBS.

India’s technology platform delivering digital solutions, BetterPlace has announced the appointment of Mohana M D as Chief People & Culture Officer.

In this role, Mohana will be responsible for focusing on building a participative inclusive culture that would act as a catalyst for BetterPlace’s journey of growth.

Additionally, she will be leading initiatives to build a common currency of trust, innovation, and oneness across BetterPlace employees working out in different geographies.

Mohana M D has confirmed the development on social media and said, “A change is a new step ahead & deeply significant should it be based on learnings & support received from past experiences! I thank Standard Chartered Bank for the opportunity I had to lead through crisis & beyond & for the unique culture of #Thanking & supporting me through this transition.”

“I now look forward to this incredible opportunity to partner & create an amazing #peopleculture experience at BetterPlace with Pravin Agarwala & team, as we head towards the Era of formalization of #frontlineworkers”, she added.

Pravin Agarwala, Co-Founder and Group CEO, BetterPlace, said, “In the last 15 months, we have grown more than 3x in terms of headcount and have acquired four companies. Expecting to grow geographically and in terms of our business lines, it has become essential for us to prioritize cultural integration with our acquired companies while at the same time focusing on expanding our employee base to continue adding exponential value to our customers.”

“Mohana’s transformative and impactful experience with global companies would help us immensely to not only tackle some of the challenges that startups like us face when we reach the next level of growth but also drive transformational practices that would make us the employer of choice for top tech talent globally,” Pravin Agarwala added.

Mohana MD, Chief People & Culture Officer, BetterPlace, said, “Great organizations are built by great teams and BetterPlace’s rapid growth journey has been built mainly by their people. However, as the organization is now reaching the next level of growth, I am excited to be part of this journey to enable them to build teams that are driven by inclusion, innovation, and employee nurture.”

Mohana has over 15 years of experience in the BFSI and IT sectors. As an HR leader, she has successfully led large-scale strategic HR global transformation programs on key employee strategies that have successfully helped organizations adopt disruptive, innovative & future-looking talent solutions.

Prior to BetterPlace, she was associated with Standard Chartered Bank as Head of HR, Bangalore Hub, GBS. In this role, she was leading the people strategy for a workforce of 9000+ at Standard Chartered Global business services, Bangalore. This role also provided her the opportunity to head HR to help drive innovation through people capability for the Retail Technology & Innovation business in the bank.

Mohana has also led leadership roles with the companies like SAP and Fidelity Investments. She is an alumnus of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences.

Mohana holds her M.Sc in Psychology with a specialization in Organization Behaviour from Bangalore University. She completed her bachelor’s from Christ University, Bangalore.


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