Edtech company Hero Vired has announced the appointment of Samra Rahman as its head, people, and culture.
“As a member of the core leadership team, Rahman will play a crucial role in attracting and retaining diverse talent, strengthening growth opportunities for them, and driving an agile culture driven by productivity and accountability to aid Hero Vired’s next phase of growth,” the company said in a statement.
With over 20 years of experience in human resources and people management, Rahman has a proven track record in ensuring greater alignment of the human resource function with overall business goals to achieve growth. She has demonstrated expertise in recruitment, retention, employee satisfaction, rewards systems, and L&D initiatives for senior leadership and the staff.
Before joining Hero Vired, Rahman was the chief human resource officer at Centum Learning. Her notable achievement has been building Digiminds Career Solutions (EQVIP) from scratch under the Bharti Group banner to bridge the existing gap between the 'available' and 'employable' talent pool. In the past she has been associated with companies such as HCL Technologies, IBM, and Tata Teleservices.
“With Samra joining us in the next phase of growth, our focus on building a futuristic and agile workforce will be the key to achieving business goals and making deeper inroads into the upskilling landscape. We believe that her vast exposure to the edtech sector and proven expertise in the learning and development initiatives will add immense value to the company,” said Akshay Munjal, founder & CEO, Hero Vired.
“In my new role, I look forward to working closely with the leadership team to attract, nurture and retain key talent through learning and development approaches and foster a people-centric, agile culture to contribute to organisational goals,” added Rahman.
Rahman holds a post graduate certificate in human resource management from XLRI Jamshedpur and a master’s degree in English Literature from Jesus & Mary College, Delhi University.