News: IIFL Wealth and Asset Management appoints Navin Upadhyaya as the CHRO

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IIFL Wealth and Asset Management appoints Navin Upadhyaya as the CHRO

Navin has close to two decades of experience in the financial industry as a Senior HR Advisor in various roles spanning markets, private banking, NBFC, banking & advisory, retail banking, commercial banking, technology, operations, analytics, and corporate functions.
IIFL Wealth and Asset Management appoints Navin Upadhyaya as the CHRO

IIFL Wealth and Asset Management (IIFL WAM) has appointed Navin Upadhyaya as Chief Human Resource Officer. In the new role, Navin will be responsible for the overall human resources strategy, with a deep focus on culture, talent management, learning & development, and diversity and inclusion.

Prior to joining IIFL WAM, Navin was the Director and Head of HR at Citibank for its Institutional Client Group (ICG) for India, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka. Previously, Navin has also worked with IDBI, Standard Chartered, and Blue Dart.

Commenting on the new appointment, Karan Bhagat, Founder, MD & CEO, IIFL Wealth and Asset Management, commenting on the appointment said, “We are excited to have Navin on board. People are at the core of our organization and Navin’s rich experience, entrepreneurial approach, and focus on culture will add tremendous value. His deep expertise in the domain of talent acquisition, development and management, employee engagement, compensation & benefits, Diversity & Inclusion and HR technology systems, will strengthen our human resources function. As a people-driven organisation, we will continue to build a culture that attracts, develops and retains the best teams.”

Navin has close to two decades of experience in the financial industry as a Senior HR Advisor in various roles spanning markets, private banking, NBFC, banking & advisory, retail banking, commercial banking, technology, operations, analytics, and corporate functions. 

Navin’s HR experience has been at both strategic and operational levels; he has been in the capacity of HR Head for the last decade. Navin has a Master's degree in Personnel Management from the University of Pune. He mentors startups for building inclusive ecosystems for supporting the Diversity & Inclusion agenda.

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