Rajesh Rai joins GlobalLogic as VP People Team & Head HR
GlobalLogic has appointed Rajesh Rai as Vice President – People Team and Head of Human Resources, India, GlobalLogic. As Rajesh begins the new journey, he looks forward to strengthening GlobalLogic's numerous initiatives where the employees are placed at the centre of everything the company does.
"I am excited to build new frontiers that will bolster the company’s vision in building a ‘humans and people first’ culture, drive employee experience, nurture diversity and inclusion, and transform the employees’ and company’s growth journey," said Rajesh, on his appointment.
Before joining GlobalLogic, Rajesh has worked with various blue chip organizations including Eicher Motors, Expedia, United Colors of Benetton, Adobe Systems, Ernst & Young, and Arthur Andersen. In a recent role, he was working with Accenture as Head of HR for their Consulting business in India, along with India Corporate Functions.
In his stint at Accenture, Rajesh enabled HR interventions & strategies for a huge workforce, that focused on crafting industry leading HR practices, commissioning large-scale transformational change and redefining employee experience through Human Capital strategies, Culture, Performance Achievement, Leadership, Diversity and Inclusion. His expertise lies in People Transformation Engagements. He is also a GALLUP Strengths Coach and is passionate about coaching teams and individuals for leveraging and applying their strengths.
At GlobalLogic, Rajesh replaces Neeru Mehta who has been promoted to the role of Head of Organizational Effectiveness, a new function within the GlobalLogic’s ecosystem. Neeru will focus on Global Learning & Development, Talent Management, Organizational Development and Change Management. On the other hand, Rajesh will be taking care of the company’s HR transformation, Learning & Development, Change Management and D&I & Sustainability initiatives for India. All the four pillars are extremely critical for businesses to win the war of talent and maintain their competitive edge amid the ongoing certainity.
Now as Rajesh takes on to lead the HR agenda for India business, Sumit Sood, Group Vice President & Head of APAC, GlobalLogic believes Rajesh will help further the company’s vision and drive a winning culture of purpose driven initiatives.