Capgemini, one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services announced the appointment of BL Narayan as chief human resources officer, with immediate effect.
BL Narayan will take over from Rajesh Padmanabhan, who has decided to move on from Capgemini after serving as chief human resources officer for the past four years, Narayan comes into this role with diverse experience in the field of corporate Finance, Audit and Operations and has led various finance and business roles in large organizations.
Prior to this role, Narayan was responsible for the operations of Capgemini Business Services which is the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) arm of Capgemini India. As a Corporate Vice President at Capgemini BPO India, he was instrumental in building and scaling up BPO operations across Capgemini centers in India.
As part of the assignment he spearheaded operations and built new capabilities as well as support business development with existing and potential clients. He also chaired the Management Committee of Capgemini BPO India and is also a member of the Leadership team of Capgemini India.
Prior to joining Capgemini in October 2006, Narayan was part of Unilever group for over 17 years managing various functional and business roles including creation of shared services.
"I want to thank Rajesh Padmanabhan for the significant contribution he has made to our growth and success as chief human resources officer," said, Aruna Jayanthi, Chief Executive Officer, Capgemini India and member of Capgemini Group Executive Committee.
“We are delighted to have BL Narayan taking over the overall leadership of the HR function. His earlier profile in the organization will add immense value to his new role of developing business-focused and innovative HR systems and processes. I am confident that his rich experience in the company’s business and understanding of the industry will have a significant impact on our people strategy, as we enter an exciting phase of growth in India," she further added.
About Capgemini India
Capgemini in India is over 50,000 people strong across nine cities (Mumbai, Gurgaon, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune, Kolkata and Chennai - Trichy and Salem).
A pioneer in the IT industry, Capgemini has over 45 years of global expertise collaborating with leading corporations and now brings the Consulting, Technology and Outsourcing experience to India. With dedicated teams to service the local markets, Capgemini has strong domain experience to assist clients across the Government and Public Sector, Energy and Utilities, Manufacturing, Telecom and Financial Services sectors and help them advance in their respective industries.