DishTV has appointed Pushkar Singh Kataria, as Chief Human Resources Officer with immediate effect. The announcement comes ahead of DishTV and Videocon’s merger post which Kataria will be leading the HR operations of the merged entity Dish TV Videocon Limited.
Prior to DishTV, he was the President and Chief People Officer at Reliance Capital. In his 20 years of experience, he has also worked with Vedanta Resources and Praxair.
In his new role, he will be responsible for reshaping the organizational design and rewards structure to reflect the dynamics of the business environment. He will also provide strategic leadership, oversee talent management and drive HR excellence.
An engineer by profession armed with Post Graduation in HR, Kataria brings in profound understanding and knowledge about the industry, and showcases expertise in many aspects of human resources management including organizational development, talent management and performance management. He has also introduced several change management initiatives.
Anil Dua, Group Chief Executive Officer, DishTV said, “I am delighted to welcome Mr. Kataria into the DishTV family. Having worked across all specialized areas of the HR domain, he comes with solid experience. With DishTV at the cusp of significant transformation, this experience should stand us in good state, on both business and employee fronts. Mr. Kataria’s leadership and dynamism will help us steer future growth in this new phase of our journey.”