Pegasystems Inc., an American software company has appointed Smriti Mathur as the Senior Director and Head of People Organization in India. Mathur’s role will encompass building a diverse and inclusive work culture while driving a strong people strategy that leverages technology to meet business agility and outcomes.
With an aggressive hiring plan for India this year, Pega is actively looking to hire leading talent to fuel the company’s innovation and growth. Mathur will provide strategic direction towards attracting, developing, and retaining the best talent in the industry to help build and deliver digital innovation to the world’s leading organizations.
“India is pivotal to Pega’s growth plans, and talent is our unique proposition in ensuring we stay agile and responsive to our clients in the digital world,” said Suman Reddy, Managing Director, Pegasystems India. “The best minds in the industry enable us to deliver innovative software that crushes business complexity. With a proven track record of leading digitally-driven, transformative talent strategies, Smriti will bring valuable experience to Pega as we continue to grow and innovate in India.”
On her appointment, Mathur was quoted saying, “I am excited to join Pega during this dynamic period of business growth. and I look forward to helping grow, strengthen, and cultivate our employee community here while transforming the talent strategies to build a winning workforce for Pega India’s next phase of expansion.”
For more than 20 years, Mathur has held leadership positions in fast-growing companies and is recognized as an innovative, high-performing leader with the ability to architect, execute, and drive business growth. Her areas of expertise include business advisory, talent acquisition, performance management, and learning & development.
Most recently, Mathur was vice president, human resources at Deloitte, where she led talent strategy for global businesses across India, Australia, North-South Europe, and Canada. Prior to that, she was with Microsoft where she was instrumental in setting up a global delivery center in Chongqing, China. Smriti has a degree in Applied Psychology from Delhi University and a Global Executive MBA from the Indian School of Business (ISB) with international immersions at The Wharton School and Kellogg School of Management in the US, and CEIBS in China.