HONO expands into APAC markets, appoints senior leadership
HR tech solutions company HONO has announced the appointment of ex-HCL Tech President Virender Aggarwal as Global Advisor and Board Member for APAC and ex- InterGlobe Real Estate CEO Amit Khanna as Director, Southeast Asia.
Aggarwal will be responsible for leading the company’s strategy Southeast Asia and will concentrate on forging a significant footprint in this high growth market, the company said in a statement.
He brings along more than 35 years of technology leadership experience, as CEO of leading SaaS and ERP companies, with deep expertise in being a change catalyst in the area of payroll management, HCM and conversational HRMS.
Prior to joining HONO, he has successfully led people and change management in leadership roles in large corporates such as Ramco Systems, HCL Tech, and Satyam Computer Services Limited, among others. He will be closely working with other team members like Khanna and Georgie Antony- Director, Southeast Asia- HONO.
‘’One of the most forward-thinking and demanding markets, Southeast Asia demands constant improvement in the HR sector. We anticipate that a significant portion of our development will result from the genuine partner-friendly ecosystem we have been developing in the area. We also want to bring more locally relevant solutions and foster local knowledge,’’ said Aggarwal.
Khanna brings along over 25 years of experience in various leadership roles including Managing Director at Phoenix Advisors and Amaya Ventures and as CEO of InterGlobe Real Estate among others.
With him on-board, HONO will establish structure, performance-metrics and guardrails in the region to help scale company’s operations, the company statement said.
"The impact of intelligent technology on workforce management, talent acquisition, employee engagement, and business intelligence is undeniable in Southeast Asia. HONO is looking forward to providing tailored solutions to meet the unique needs of the organisations in this region," said Khanna.
HONO also inaugurated its regional headquarters in Singapore, as part of the company's continued global expansion strategy. HONO has opened new offices in Manila and Indonesia to better serve their clients in the region and provide them with local support.
‘’As we expand our business into Singapore and Southeast Asia, we are excited to leverage Singapore's strategic location and well-developed infrastructure, which provides a gateway to the larger Southeast Asian market. The country's highly skilled workforce and reputation for innovation and technological advancement also make it an ideal location for HONO to set up its regional leadership,’’ said Mukul Jain, Founder and CEO-HONO.