Fusion Micro Finance appointed Pooja Mehta as its Chief Human Resource Officer. She will be overseeing people operations across the 1031 branches across India, including nearly 9,262 employees.
Pooja comes with over 20 years of experience working extensively across multiple HR domains including organisation design, M&A, leadership development, performance, and rewards consulting. She has led global assignments and worked with multiple clients across industries.
A majority of her corporate experience has been with organisations like PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and Mercer. She had worked as an independent consultant since October 2015, partnering with clients across IT/ e-commerce, game art, BFSI and manufacturing industries.
Commenting on the appointment, Devesh Sachdev, MD & CEO, Fusion Microfinance, said, “We are currently in a high-growth phase and our people are most important to us. Hiring, developing and retaining talent are key to our continued success a,nd with Pooja’s experience in scaling and building high performance teams, I am confident we will grow our team with the best the industry has to offer. I wish her all the best in her new role.”
Pooja is also a Psychology graduate from Delhi University and completed her post-graduation from XLRI, Jamshedpur.
“Extremely glad to be working with Fusion Micro Finance. One of the leading microfinance institutions in India, Fusion has been working extensively towards empowering women and driving financial inclusion across the country and it fills me with a sense of purpose and fulfillment as we are giving back to the society in meaningful ways,” she said.