New Delhi, May 05, 2014 : PeopleStrong, a leading Platform based HR Solutions & Technology providing company today announced that P Dwarakanath, Advisor-Group Human Capital of Max India Ltd, was appointed to the company’s board of directors, turning the board’s size to 8 members.
“We are very excited to have Mr. Dwarakanath , as a part of PeopleStrong’s growth story. He brings with him tremendous industry and HR experience and we look forward to his valuable perspectives from which the company will gain and benefit from” said Pankaj Bansal, Co founder & CEO PeopleStrong.
P. Dwarakanath, currently works as Advisor – Group Human Capital of Max India Ltd, till recently he was the Director-Group Human Capital, Max India and drives Max Group’s intent to make work at Max India a fulfilling experience. He brings with him a rich experience of more than four decades, of which he has spent 27 years in GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). During his tenure as Director – South Asia of GSK Consumer Healthcare, GSK was thrice adjudged amongst the top five Employers in India for People-related practices.
“Mr. Dwaraka brings in a unique perspective, direction as well as invaluable inputs borne of over 40 years of experience in HR industry. He will be a great addition to our board.” said Sandeep Sinha, Managing Partner and Co-Founder, Lumis Partners and Board Member, PeopleStrong.
“I am delighted to join the PeopleStrong board and work with this exceptional team,” Dwarakanath said. “Ever since its inception PeopleStrong has been in a glorious journey of HR Transformation, and I look forward to sharing my experiences and contributing to the future direction and growth of the company.”
Mr. Dwarakanath is on the Board of several companies / institutions, including GSK Consumer Healthcare Limited, Max Ventures Limited, Grow Talent Limited besides being member of the advisory committee of some of the Business Schools.He has chaired sessions on Leadership Program’s and also was a key note speaker in may International program’s held at Mauritius, Malaysia, Srilanka , Switzerland and Nepal. He has won several awards, including the ‘Pathfinders Award’ by the National Human Resource Development Network, ‘HR Professional of the year’ by Mid-Day/DAKS, London and the ‘Career Achievement Award’ by GSK International and the Chairman’s Award by Max India.
He has held several positions in various professional bodies that include President, National Human Resources Development Network (NHRDN); President, Delhi Management Association; Regional President, AIMA and Treasurer, AIMA.
In addition to Mr. Dwarkanath, PeopleStrong’s board consists of Rohit Bhayana – Managing Partner and Co-Founder, Lumis Partners,Sandeep Sinha – Managing Partner and Co-Founder, Lumis Partners, Praveen Kumar Bhalla – Head Human Resource, HDFC LTD, Anthony Mazza- COO, AAA Ventures & Senior Managing Director, Watkins Consulting, Sumer Datta- Founder, Aamoksh Leisure, Former MD APAC, Hewitt Associates,Shelly Singh – Co-founder and Chief Business Officer,PeopleStrong.
Founded in 2005, PeopleStrong is a leading platform based mpHRO (Multi-process HR Outsourcing) and Technology company, specializing in HR shared services, recruitment process outsourcing (RPO), payroll & compliance management, and cloud based HR technology solutions. Since its establishment, PeopleStrong has built a unique combination of domain expertise, operational excellence, and innovative technology to deliver optimum level of services to its customers .Through its platform based HR solutions, PeopleStrong facilitates the customers to achieve higher gain margins, efficient business functions, increased productivity levels, and better return on investment.