Capgemini today announced the appointment of Pallavi Tyagi as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) for its India operations. Pallavi joins Capgemini in India after managing multiple roles in DuPont where she was the Head of Talent Acquisition and Organizational Vibrancy for Asia Pacific in her last role.
She takes over from Anil Jalali, Executive Vice President who will become Group HR Transformation Advisor reporting to Hubert Giraud, Member of the Group Executive Board and Group Chief HR Officer. In his new role, Anil will be focused on shaping Capgemini’s transformation journey by leveraging offshore capabilities to bring increased efficiencies, while also supporting the smooth transition of the new India CHRO.
Commenting on the appointment, Ashwin Yardi, CEO of Capgemini in India and Member of the Group Executive Committee said, “India is pivotal to the Group’s growth plans and talent will play a crucial role in ensuring Capgemini stays agile and responsive to our clients in the digital world. We aim to attract new talent and develop, motivate and retain high performers in our journey of growth while being a preferred technology partner for our clients. We look forward to benefitting from Pallavi’s rich and diverse experience across industries and roles in the development of talent for tomorrow and in building a vibrant organization of the future.”
Hubert Giraud added “India is the backbone of our global operations and plays a critical role in the success of the Capgemini Group. Pallavi will be key in deploying our HR strategy and implementing the first-class employee experience we need to ensure our Indian colleagues, who represent half of our Group’s workforce, are in the best position to address the business challenges of tomorrow.”
Commenting on her new role, the newly appointed CHRO said, “I am looking forward to playing my part in contributing to the competitive excellence of the Capgemini Group. In this strategic role, I will be focused on building a culture of a highly engaged and high-performing workforce.”
Pallavi Tyagi is a Human Resources leader with over 20 years of experience across FMCG, IT and process and discrete manufacturing companies. She was formerly the Head of Talent Acquisition & Organizational Vibrancy at DuPont.
Pallavi’s experience spans of HR function including strategy, leadership pipeline development, manufacturing operations, compensation and benefits, talent acquisition and management with a strong focus on high emotional quotient, interpersonal capability and strategic stakeholder management. She has worked in multiple geographies including the United States, Russia, Poland, Middle East, China, South East Asia and India, among others.