Freight logistics and planning company Jet Freight has roped in people strategist Ashish Nagpurkar as its Chief Human Resource Officer of the organisation.
In his new role, Ashish will be responsible for complementing its global people culture and workplace strategies, as per the company’s statement. Additionally, he will be responsible for identifying key leadership talent and pioneering employee engagement initiatives while creating an inclusive people culture.
Richard Theknath,Chairman and Managing Director, Jet Freight, said, “We are happy to have Ashish on board with Jet Freight as our Chief Human Resource Officer and his expertise will help channelize in building an employee-focused company. Jet Freight believes in having a strong value-added strategy that is centred on improving and enhancing productivity and effectiveness with a high emphasis on employee satisfaction. Given his vast experience in building workplace strategies and people management, we are excited about his impact in bringing the right talent mix to build the right team for achieving our people-focused goals.”
He also added that the organisation’s diverse and engaging workforce will be the perfect space for Ashish to leverage his expertise in building an excellence-driven workforce and implement his innovative people-centric strategies.
Ashish brings over 24 years of comprehensive experience in business and people management. He has 14 years of experience in Core HR spanning across, HR Strategy, performance management, HR operations, HR ERP system implementation, organisational change management, talent management, succession planning, learning & development, employee engagement, and 10 years in business domain with exposure to strategy management, planning & marketing information system, business process consulting, and business process reengineering. Previously he has worked with companies like Mahindra & Mahindra, Polycab and will be joining Jet Freight from Badve Engineering, where he was the Senior General Manager.
Ashish has done his post graduation in HR from XLRI, Jamshedpur and comes with an engineering background.