Pharmaceutical company Biocon Limited has appointed Maninder Kapoor Puri as the head of human resources.
Puri has joined Biocon from Mastek Ltd where she served as the global chief human resources and diversity officer. She comes with over 25 years of leadership experience in human resources management, change management, talent management, organisational development, people analytics and communication, employee relations, compensation and benefits, learning and development.
“Excited to immerse myself in the Biocon community, and work with the talented workforce that’s truly committed to pushing the boundaries. One of the things that stood out to me during my conversations with the team and leadership is the strong emphasis on values such as collaboration, bias for action, walking the talk, integrity and out-of-box thinking. From the moment I stepped through the doors, I was welcomed with open arms and embraced by the kindness and humility of everyone I met. It's evident that Biocon has fostered a culture that values Bioconites and prioritizes their growth and well-being. Firmly believe that prioritizing the well-being and growth of our people translates into exceptional performance and business success,” said Puri in a Linkedin post.
As an HR head of Biocon, digital transformation, talent development, wellness and diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) will be key focus areas for Puri. According to her, these aspects are key to driving innovation, enhancing employee engagement, and positioning Biocon as an employer of choice.
An alumnus of Delhi University, Puri started her career as AVP - Learning & Development at iGate Solutions Ltd in 2004.