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  • Rajesh Balaji Sathyanarayanan,  Chief Human Resource Officer, Matrimony.com

    Rajesh Balaji Sathyanarayanan, Chief Human Resource Officer, Matrimony.com

  • An accomplished senior Human Resource leader, Rajesh Balaji Sathyanarayanan, the Chief Human Resource Officer of Matrimony.com, has over 25 years of extensive experience ranging from Consulting, Banking to platform-based new-age D2C industry (Direct to Customers). In the early stages of his career, he had multi-geographic exposure that included working in the Human Resources functions in Europe, the Middle East, and the APAC regions. These international assignments helped him to understand the different perspectives of HR functions and helped shape his thoughts & career. His professional journey is predominantly associated with leading organisations such as Hexaware Technologies, Hewitt Associates, Barclays Bank, Landmark Group, and Standard Chartered he has been instrumental in spearheading the HR department in each organisation, thus contributing to the overall business growth.

  • Rajesh Balaji Sathyanarayanan: Optimising Workforce Strategy Through Technology & Experience

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Top 10 Chief HR officers in India -­ 2023

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  • Top 10 Chief HR officers in India -­ 2023

    Purpose, People and Process
    The recruitment process is smartened by enabling automation of repetitive tasks like on-boarding and payroll with the help of cutting-edge technologies. The application of 3Ps- Purpose, People and Process will be smoother, accurate, reliable and easier with the adoption of AI, ML and RPA. There is no doubt that, no technology can replace the position of HR, even in the far future due to the highly empathetic nature of the job, which include looking into all matters regarding an employee such as monitoring employee performance, overseeing the health and safety, staff development programs, implementation of payrolls and benefits, and accurate record keeping of each and every employee. However, everything from new hybrid work environment to the use of AI has rewritten the roles of HR and HR should be agile in adapting all changes in order to effectively support employee development, retention and recruitment.

    Unfolding the HR Tech
    Physical and psychological well-being of employees is the cornerstone of any organization. The Human Resources (HR) Officer is accountable for the safety and needs of all employees. Same way HR should be sure of the contributions one can add to the growth of the company. Data integration using cloud base systems will make this process much accurate. Used well, these technologies will change the way HR contact employees, store files and analyze employee performance. Technology helps to understand more about employee satisfaction, and enabling employee development and retention, which will be of great importance in the future, as companies are focusing on well-being of their employees.

    In this issue of CEO Insights, we bring you a list of 'Top 10 Chief HR officers in India ­- 2023' who have leveraged their extensive industry expertise and experience for the growth and profit of the respective organisations in which they have served. The following list has been prepared after being closely scrutinized by a distinguished panel of judges including CXOs, analysts and our editorial board.

Top 10 Chief HR officers in India -­ 2023

Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
Xplore Tech Services Basab Bordoloi, Chief Human Resource Officer Xplore Tech Services Graduated from Gauhati University and completed his PGDBM from All India Management Association, and focusing on the efforts and facilitating an enviably engaging, high-performing, and fulfilling company culture
SLK Group Dhirendra Nath, Group Chief People Officer SLK Group A visionary Senior Human Resource leader responsible for driving multi-generational global workforce strategy driving synergistic capabilities across the technology spectrum
Omega Healthcare Dr.(HC)Guruvayurappan PV, Chief HR Officer Omega Healthcare Having an extensive experience in HR, with a proven track record of directing an HR organization and enhancing crucial metrics like leadership retention, succession planning, employee experience and engagement, and productivity
BLS International Gautam Aggarwal, Chief HR Officer BLS International An evangelist driving HR strategy, thought leadership, organizational transformation, culture cultivation and workforce empowerment with diverse industry experience
Apollo International Kunal Banerjee, Chief HR Officer & Chief Of Staff To Chairman Apollo International A seasoned HR Professional with over twenty five years of experience in various verticals of the business domain focused on aligning the organization’s people strategy with business objectives
Cosmos Maya Lopamudra Ghose, Chief HR Officer Cosmos Maya An accomplished HR leader focusing on acquiring quality talent with a special emphasis on performance-driven growth
NSDL Pramit Sen, Chief HR Officer NSDL Has an extensive experience of 17 years across leading financial institutions focusing on human resource strategy, implementation, organizational development, and change management
Whirlpool Rachna Kumar, Head - HR Whirlpool Her career in HR function spans for almost 20 years, with the privilege of serving across different kinds of organisations operating in consumer spaces
Matrimony.com Rajesh Balaji Sathyanarayanan, Chief HR Officer Matrimony.com An experienced HR leader builds organisational culture to meet business needs, developing people centric & vision-centric strategies and connecting them to the business
Style Baazar Susmita Banerjee, Chief HR Officer Style Baazar She holds an MBA in HR Management from Sikkim Manipal University and 20+ years of HR experience, Leading the HR department of the organization with great communication skills, integrity, honesty, and interpersonal skills

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