Syngene International, an integrated research, development and manufacturing services company, has elevated Sanjeev Sukumaran as Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO) of the company.
Sanjeev joined Syngene in October 2017 as the Chief of Staff and was responsible for driving key strategic initiatives across the organization. In his new role, he will be responsible for building on Syngene’s people-centric organizational development priorities including HR strategy development, driving organizational matrices, talent management and sustaining an inclusive work culture.
“As we continue on our journey to create a world-class innovation-focused organization, I am confident that Sanjeev, with his diverse experience, will be able to implement the right systems, processes and initiatives to create an environment that attracts, retains and develops the best talent.”, said Jonathan Hunt, MD and CEO, Syngene International Ltd.
Commenting on his promotion, Sanjeev Sukumaran said, “I am excited to take on this role and drive the people-initiatives at Syngene. Over the last few years, Syngene has evolved to be a global scale scientific solutions provider to multiple industries. Attracting the best talent and giving them the right environment to drive innovation is critical to the organization’s vision.”
Prior to joining Syngene, he has worked in a range of sectors including healthcare, life sciences, financial services, software and IT, FMCG, big data, supply chain management, e-commerce and shipping.
Sanjeev has nearly 25 years of experience in the areas of strategic management, business advisory, and people management. His focus will be on attracting and nurturing diverse scientific talent and promoting innovation, excellence and a passion to make a difference in the lives of millions by putting science to work.