Vice President – HR
Anand comes with more than 25 years of professional experience across different industries.
He started his career with Shriram Group as Senior Personnel & Admin. Executive and worked in HCL Technologies as a Business Partner for one of their major accounts – GTECH Corporation (acquire by IGT https://www.igt.com/) who are world’s leader in gaming. Was responsible for Talent Acquisition, Learning & Development, Talent Management, Invoicing and Logistics and grew up the ladder to manage the end to end Operations.
He took over leadership position with ValueSource Technologies Private Ltd, a captive of KBC Bank, Belgium. He was responsible for scaling up the operations of the captive and set up the entire HR polices & practices and headed to People Track for expansion before the company was acquired by Cognizant.
He moved to the Healthcare Industry – with IdeaObject, a IT product company and later with RevenueMed India Private Ltd, Trivandrum as Director H.R. responsible for its operations across multiple locations in Tamil Nadu and Kerala of 1,600 employees. with a team of 18 H.R. members, he was responsible for scaling up the operations, learning & development, talent management and made the organization ready for acquisition by Navigant (currently acquired by https://guidehouse.com/regions/india).
Before joining 8K Miles, he was working with Mobius Knowledge Services, a 1000+ employee size company and worked on integration of an acquired company in Coimbatore. He set up the entire H.R. policies and practices in place, improved the maturity of Performance Evaluation, scaled up the Operations with effective branding and set up the software practice to a size of 200 members.
He is an active sports enthusiast with special interest in national, international politics and is a foodie. As part of his Individual Social Responsibility, for more than a decade, he helps the student community in entire Tamil Nadu and Southern Andhra Pradesh employable.