Home Credit India (HCIN), a local arm of the international consumer credit provider with operations in Europe and Asia, today announced the appointment of Harshita Khanna as Chief People Officer, responsible for leading the sector human resources for its activity in India. In this role, Harshita will be responsible for driving people-centered organizational development priorities including internal communication, talent acquisition and management, employee lifecycle management, human resources digitization, strategy reward, performance management and maintaining an inclusive work culture for business growth.
With over fifteen years of relevant experience, Harshita’s core competencies lie in rewards and performance management, mergers and acquisitions, succession planning, business partnerships, talent management and development and digitization of human resources.
Welcoming Harshita as the new CPO, Mr. Ondrej Kubik, Managing Director of Home Credit India said; “As we continue to build Home Credit India into a strong consumer finance organization serving the aspirations of the unbanked, we are delighted that Harshita is joining us on the mission. Born within the organization, Harshita brings an excellent understanding of our business, and her diverse experience in the industry will further drive our growth strategy. Talent plays an important role in ensuring that we are agile and responsive to the needs of our clients. I am convinced that under his leadership, we will build a successful organization thanks to an enriched employee experience. I wish him good luck and success.
Upon her appointment, Ms. Harshita Khanna said; “It is a pleasure to be appointed to this position and I look forward to it in today’s difficult environment. The current times bode well for us to strengthen the People First approach and to nurture these links in the construction of a targeted and agile Home Credit India. In this strategic role, my goal will be to work with management to create a high performing and highly engaged workforce ”.
Harshita has many certifications and accolades under her belt including AON Hewitt Certified Performance Management Expert, CIPD Certified Organizational Design Professional, MEHR Certified OD Analyst, MEHR Certified Psychometric Testing Professional. She received the “Knowledge Creator of the Year Award – 2010” at AON Hewitt, nominated as TCC Strategic Lead for Asia-Pacific region by regional and global leaders of AON Hewitt, nominated for training CIPD after successfully completing the European Home Regulation Program. Credit India Finance Pvt to name a few.
Harshita holds an MA in Operations Research and obtained her Honors BA in Mathematics from the University of Delhi.