Synechron Inc., a global financial services consulting and technology services provider, has appointed John Gaunt as Chief Human Resources Officer. Gaunt will report directly to Synechron CEO Faisal Husain and will focus on enhancing Synechron’s business operating model across geographies to strengthen its employee engagement, leadership, and employee value proposition.
“It is an exciting time for Synechron. Over the last few years we have significantly expanded our global footprint and deepened our service capabilities across Digital, Consulting, and Technology. As we continue on this trajectory and toward our goal to become a $1 Bn business, we need to be prepared for Synechron’s next growth phase. John will play an instrumental role as Synechron continues on that journey,” said Faisal Husain, Co-founder and CEO of Synechron.
John has over thirty years of international human resource management experience in Financial Services and Technology. He joins Synechron from HCL where as EVP of International HR he managed people operations across 110,000 employees as well as the company’s global delivery centers. As Global Head of HR at Genpact, he oversaw the integration of Headstrong into the business following its acquisition. He also served as Global Head of HR Operations for Geographic Services at Accenture where he supported the company’s expansion into India from 180 to over 200,000 people.
“The world is changing rapidly around us, and the ability to engage with people in a way that is new and vibrant is what sets today’s employers apart. Synechron has a young, vibrant, proud, and passionate culture with a highly-personalized, high-touch environment. I’m eager to tap into that energy to find the common thread that binds employees in order to enhance global employee engagement, leadership and the employee value proposition. This will help support Synechron’s continued growth,” added Gaunt.