Home Credit India (HCIN) has announced the appointment of Harshita Khanna as Chief People Officer, responsible for leading the Human Resource vertical for its India business.
In this role, Harshita will be responsible for fostering people-centric organizational development priorities including internal communication, talent acquisition and management, employee lifecycle management, HR digitization, reward strategy, performance management and sustaining an inclusive work culture for business growth.
Welcoming Harshita as the new CPO, Mr. Ondrej Kubik, Chief Executive Officer, Home Credit India said; “As we continue to build Home Credit India as a strong consumer financing organization fulfilling the aspirations of the unbanked, we are excited for Harshita to join us in the mission. Being raised from within the organization, Harshita brings an excellent understanding of our business, and her diverse industry experience will further drive our growth strategy.”
“Talent plays an important role in ensuring that we are agile and responsive to our customer’s needs. I am confident that under her leadership we shall build a high-performance organization through enriched employee experience. I wish her good luck and success.” Kubik added.
With over fifteen years of relevant experience, Harshita’s primary competencies lie in Rewards and Performance management, Merger & Acquisition, Succession Planning, Business Partnering, Talent Management and development and HR digitization.
On her appointment, Ms. Harshita Khanna said; “It is a pleasure to be named for this role and I look forward to it amidst the current challenging environment. The current times augur us to reinforce the 'People First' approach and nurture these linkages in building a focused and an agile Home Credit India. In this strategic role, my focus will be to collaborate with the leadership to build a high performance and highly engaged workforce”
HCIN has a strong network of around 30,600 points-of-sale (PoS) and is growing with a customer base of over 11.7 million customers. With that in mind, it will be interesting to see how Harshita drives the HR strategy of the company as they maneuver through the pandemic brazed markets.
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