HR Technology platform Darwinbox has announced the appointment of Vijayshankar Ananthanarayanan as Vice President and Global Head of Transformation as the company accelerates its expansion globally.
Vijay brings a wealth of experience to his new role of providing integrated transformation roadmaps for technology organizations to scale and sustain across geographies. At Darwinbox, he would be primarily leading cross-functional initiatives, strengthening maturity and scalability of the operating model, and accelerating readiness to credibly operate in large enterprise segments across geographies.
“We look forward to working with Vijay who comes with a rich and diverse industry and transformation experience. We are certain that his passion for customer impact and boundaryless worldview will propel us further in serving our customers”, said Jayant Paleti, Co-Founder, Darwinbox.
Prior to Darwinbox, Vijay was the Director of People Consulting at EY for more than 15 years. At EY, he held different positions of increasing responsibility and complexity. From driving business outcomes through people to driving digital and functional HR transformation for clients across sectors, Vijay worked extensively with talent from all major geographies across the world.
Speaking about his appointment, Vijay said, “15 years in the People Consulting practice at EY helped me internalize the power of purpose, customer value, discipline, relationships and humility. This lays the foundation for my journey at Darwinbox”.
He further added that he found Darwinbox active in focusing on considerations that truly matter, while also providing a good platform for him to bring his collective experience and network to help drive the next evolution. It truly delights him to have an opportunity to co-build a globally respected talent lifecycle management platform ‘From Asia, for the world’ and is looking to working closely with the company’s respected 550+ customer partners, vibrant Darwinbox team and inspiring investors to amplify Darwinbox's impact for customers globally while concurrently embedding institutional robustness.
Darwinbox’s HCM suite has witnessed a massive surge in adoption since the pandemic (200% growth) as the solution’s exhaustive feature sets enables organizations to adapt to the new hybrid world of work easily and efficiently. Under Vijayshankar Ananthanarayanan’s leadership, it will be interesting to see what steps the company will take to expand their presence all over the world.