NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Plantronics announces new leadership team in Asia Pacific
” Unified communications and collaboration (UC&C) technology company announced a new leadership team in Asia Pacific (APAC). This move uniquely positions the company to meet market needs for easier and more consistent communication and collaboration solutions. Leading the region is Pierre-Jean Châlon who will expand his role to oversee both Plantronics and Polycom teams as
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Paytm Money appoints new Chief Technology Officer
” Online platform for mutual fund investments and the wholly owned subsidiary of One97 Communications Limited Paytm Money, today announced the appointment of Suresh Vasudevan as its Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Suresh will be leading the overall engineering and technology functions at Paytm Money and will be based out of Bengaluru. Suresh Vasudevan comes with
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter PayU India names Anirban Mukherjee as CEO
” Anirban Mukherjee, who until recently led the Reliance Payments in his capacity as the Co-Chief Executive will be moving to Naspers-owned fintech major, PayU as their India CEO. PayU needed a strong leader to help double its loan book to about $2 Bn within the next two years and Mukherjee’s responsibilities will include managing
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Dearness Allowance for government employees, pensioners raised by 3%
” Union Cabinet has raised the Dearness Allowance (DA) by three percent with effect from January 1, 2019. This hike will benefit about 48.41 lakh employees in the central government and about 62.03 lakh pensioners. The decision of raising the DA by three percent in addition to the existing rate of nine percent was made
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Rajan Anandan backed startup My Upchar appoints new VP
” My Upchar the health website which is funded by Rajan Anandan, VP, Google, South East Asia has appointed Puja Sethi as their new Vice President, Content Strategy and Partnerships.  Puja Sethi is a senior media professional with more than eighteen years of experience. Prior to this, she was working with one of India’s leading
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Combating employee stress is a key focus for Indian employers
” A recent report by Willis Towers Watson suggests a lack of employees’ physical activity (62 percent) and stress (55 percent) are the top lifestyle risk identified by Indian employers.  The other identified lifestyle risk factors include obesity (43 percent), followed by poor financial wellbeing (27 percent) and tobacco use (25 percent). The study revealed
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter Should leaders throw temper tantrums?
When Indra Nooyi became the CEO of Pepsico in 2006, she met Steve Jobs who advised her that as a CEO she should sometimes raise her voice, change her tone, and show her anger and disapproval. As the head of Pepsico for 12 years, Nooyi used this valuable tool of ‘not always being nice’ to
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter P&G to spend $100 mn on women-owned Businesses in IMEA
” Procter & Gamble (P&G) announced a new commitment around some initiatives that will promote gender equality across the Indian Subcontinent, Middle East and Africa (IMEA) region. The declaration, which was made by P&G’s IMEA and APAC President, Magesvaran Suranjan during the company’s inaugural #WeSeeEqual Summit in partnership with UN Women in Mumbai on February
NHRDN - Mumbai Chapter 3 Lessons HR leaders can learn from legendary Shivaji Maharaj
” From the battlefield to the boardroom, the popular Maharashtrian king Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj possessed qualities that can directly apply to the corporate world in the 21st century. On the eve of this legendary leader’s birthday, let’s talk about some of his characteristics that HR professionals and talent leaders can aspire in order to become
In line with the senior leadership’s plan to bring in young minds to the forefront, ITC has decided to elevate Amitav Mukherjee to the position of corporate HR head, replacing R Sridhar. Prior to this role, Mukherjee was serving as the VP-HR at ITC’s food division. Mukherjee comes with an experience of over 25 years