Debt markets platform CredAvenue has announced the appointment of Abhishek Mehrotra as Chief Human Resource Officer of the company. An industry veteran with two decades of experience in Human resource, Abhishek has developed his expertise in kick-starting and improving HR & organisational structures while enabling employee success in high-end R&D, complex managed services and social media domains across Western and Eastern work cultures.
Gaurav Kumar, Founder and CEO, CredAvenue, said, “For us, this is a mission-critical role. Our business is all about people. Hence, we have prioritised HR as one of the most critical and core business functions since our initial days of building a people-centred, best-in-class culture. We are passionate about creating a caring, collaborative, and shared work atmosphere that results in happier employees".
He also added that the company has been cultivating a diverse, agile, transparent, and enthusiastic work culture and with Abhishek, they have an HR leader with nuanced understanding and a proven track record of leading the company’s people initiatives to the next phase.
Prior to CredAvenue, Abhishek was working at Bytedance, popularly known as TikTok. In his previous role, he was scaling people management functions in the SEA market while also guiding the India time through the challenging times before the closure.
In his current role as CHRO, Abhishek will be responsible for leading the human resource function, thereby bolstering CredAvenue’s people-culture while cultivating an innovative, growth-driven environment.
Abhishek Mehrotra, CHRO, CredAvenue said, “CredAvenue is one of the rare start-ups that has followed the people-first philosophy from inception, and that was very evident in the founder’s thinking from the very first time we interacted. I’m looking forward to building the people's organisation of tomorrow and introducing unique practices in learning and development, mental wellness, diversity & inclusion, and upskilling initiatives for enhancing the overall employee experience. I am excited to join CredAvenue and build on the team's foundation."
With CredAvenue planning to hire talent from various tech and management areas at all levels and increasing headcount in the next fiscal year, it would be interesting to see how Abhishek can influence the company’s strategies moving forward.