Archana Bhaskar will be joining as the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) for Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, after a 10-year long stint with Shell. Archana will be expected to join the team of Dr. Chandrasekhar Sripada, who is the President & Global Head of HR at Dr. Reddy’s, and is also a member of the organization’s Management Council.
An MBA graduate from IIM Bangalore, Archana comes with over 26 years of experience across industries, geographies and companies. She was previously working in the capacity of VP HR Global Commercial at Shell, based out of Singapore, where she headed HR globally for Shell’s Lubricants, Aviation Fuels and Specialties businesses. She has also essayed the role of Global Head of Talent & Development for Shell’s Downstream businesses earlier. Prior to this, she was the HR Director, UFS Europe for Unilever, where she worked for 4 years.
People Matters reached out to Archana and Dr. Chandrasekhar for statements, and is awaiting their response.