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Late Shelly Singh
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Late Shelly Singh

Co-Founder and Chief Business Officer, PeopleStrong

Shelly Singh was Co-Founder and Chief Business Officer at PeopleStrong. One of India’s very few woman HR entrepreneurs who decided to take a plunge early on, she was a key driver in building PeopleStrong’s scale and repute. She was instrumental in establishing PeopleStrong’s strong brand in the HR solutions space globally. She inspirationally led the team in thought, spirit, and conviction in building some of the ‘firsts’ for PeopleStrong customers.

She was instrumental in formulating and actualising strategic business plans, designing and implementing competitive, innovative and integrated HR solutions for reputed clients across various industry sectors and levels. A seasoned HR professional with rich experience in setting up HR processes, policies, as well as rolling out end-to-end implementation plans, she worked with companies like Sony, Aricent Technologies, Hewitt, and high-end technology start-ups.

Shelly was the first woman board member at PeopleStrong, along with being on the Board of Wheebox, a next-gen online assessment company. She was also the National Treasurer and Board Member for the National HRD Network (NHRDN) and the first woman executive team member in the NHRDN’s leadership team.

Shelly was a renowned thought leader in the space of HR shared services and HR Technology. She was acknowledged by HRO Today, Asia Pacific forum as “Thought Leader of the year 2014” for contribution in this field. She was also awarded the Young HR Professional Award by NHRDN in 2012 in recognition of her drive for creation, entrepreneurship and her rich experience in the HR Industry.

Shelly passed on on 12 July, 2020, at the age of 43. She had been battling cancer. At PeopleStrong, we will cherish her memories and contribution forever.