Consumer neo-banking platform Niyo has appointed Jagadish B as its head of human resources (HR).
Jagadish brings with him over 25 years of leadership experience in people processes. Prior to joining Niyo, he was associated with Thinksynq Solutions as a partner. In the past, he has held HR leadership positions for India’s two leading telecom companies - Vodafone and Bharti Airtel.
At Niyo, Jagadish will play a pivotal role in taking forward Niyo’s endeavor of building a comprehensive digital banking solution for Niyo’s 4 million-plus strong retail and SME customer base, the company said in a statement.
He will also be responsible for spearheading employee engagement, talent management and development, stakeholder engagement, internal communication, compliance, and health and safety environment.
“I am delighted and excited to welcome Jagadish to our Niyo family. I am confident that his vast experience and track record of delivering on business imperatives and people’s agenda will help us further strengthen on our employee-first endeavor. On-boarding the right talent and experience is the necessary multiplier for us to further tap the market potential, create value for our stakeholders and work towards becoming one of India’s leading financial services institutions. I wish Jagadish every success in his new position,” said Niyo co-founder and CEO Vinay Bagri.
“Niyo’s vision to build a strong financial services institution with a clear strategic direction gained my interest. I am heartened with their core ideology of keeping people and teams at the center of every business decision. They have brought several industry-first innovations since inception. I am passionate about building a thriving company culture at Niyo and look forward to begin working in this new capacity and contributing to the company’s growth journey,” added Jagadish.
As a HR professional, Jagadish’s work spans across the areas of organisation design, talent acquisition and management, capability building and building strong performance culture.
Niyo currently has a strength of 500 employees and plans to hire selective talent across key functions - technology, product and design.