IIFL Finance has appointed Richa Sachdeva Chatterjee as president and chief human resources officer (CHRO), the financial services company said today.
Chatterjee was previously the head of HR at Network18’s Digital, Print and Publishing businesses, preceded by senior roles at Viacom18, Boston Consulting Group (BCG) and Tata Motors.
Chatterjee is a seasoned HR leader who draws on her 16 years of experience of being an impact-oriented, trusted advisor to senior leaders across a variety of Indian and MNC organisations. She is passionate about effectively aligning people strategy with business objectives and in enabling individuals to unleash their inherent potential. She is a certified Coach and also the recipient of ‘India HR 40 under 40 Award’.
Chatterjee has done her MBA in HR from Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurgaon, and is a Mathematics (Honours) graduate from Delhi’s Lady Shri Ram College.
“Richa, with her vast experience across diverse industries and work cultures, will drive the talent strategy of IIFL Finance to enable us to enter the next orbit of growth,” said Nirmal Jain, founder and chairman of IIFL Group.
“I am honoured and excited to be a part of IIFL group which stands for sustainable value creation for all our stakeholders and is financing the dreams of millions of Indians -enabling them to explore limitless possibilities and enrich their lives,” said Chatterjee on her appointment.
IIFL Finance has nearly 24,000 employees in 2,914 branches across India. The firm added over 4,000 employees in the first six months of the current financial year that ends on March 31.
IIFL Finance’s loan asset under management was Rs 44,249 crores at the end of September 30, 2021.