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Up the ranks: Lenovo India veteran Priya Tikare takes on role of Director & Head of HR

Up the ranks: Lenovo India veteran Priya Tikare takes on role of Director & Head of HR

Based in Bangalore, she will be leading all HR functions for the India business, serving as both the Head of HR and Site HR Leader.

Lenovo India has appointed Priya Tikare as its Director and Head of HR, effective April 2024.

Based in Bangalore, Tikare will lead all HR functions for the India business, and will serve as both Head of HR and Site HR leader. 

As a Lenovo veteran with over 20 years of experience in people management, she will play a key role in attracting, developing, and retaining top talent, and will not only ensure optimal employee experience and rigor in operational smoothness, but also set a stronger foundation to bring in more diverse and inclusive talent across the value chain.

Prior to this, she was the Global HR Director for the company's International Services Support, as well as the Asia Pacific Talent Acquisition Leader.

Leading the innovation within her talent management team at Lenovo India, Tikare will be focusing on developing programmes and systems that will improve employee engagement, foster collaboration, and enhance overall productivity within the company. 

Subhankar Roy Chowdhury, Executive Director & Head HR - Asia Pacific & Japan, Lenovo, said: "Priya already enjoys the advantage of knowing Lenovo deeply both from a cultural and business lens. Her proven leadership capabilities make her an exemplary choice to lead our HR team in India."

He added: "We are confident that she will play a pivotal role in building a smarter and high-performing workforce that fuels our continued growth and success."

Sharing her thoughts on her appointment, Tikare commented: "India is a powerhouse of talent and I am truly excited to work with a dynamic, diverse and sharp team that will play a significant role in Lenovo’s global growth story.

"Collaborating closely with the leadership team, my focus will be on nurturing a culture of innovation and teamwork, harnessing technology's transformative capabilities to chart a path toward future success.

"We have a skilled talent workforce in India, and I am committed to empowering them to realise their full potential through meaningful opportunities and impactful initiatives."

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