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Signzy Appoints Sheetal Jain as Vice President of Sales
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Signzy Appoints Sheetal Jain as Vice President of Sales

No-Code AI Platform provider for financial services Signzy today said that it has appointed Sheetal Jain as its Vice President of Sales. Sheetal will lead Signzy’s sales and business development efforts in India and South East Asian (SEA) region. She brings over 20 years of experience in the banking and financial services industry. Sheetal Jain, Vice President of Sales, Signzy Prior to joining Signzy, Sheetal headed sales and marketing at Probe Information Services, where she was responsible for managing senior relationships in leading Private Banks, PSBs and NBFCs. Speaking on her appointment, Arpit Ratan, co-founder of Signzy says, “With a powerful and market ready no-code AI platform, we are now looking for aggressive expansion in both India and SEA markets, and Sheetal brings...
Amitabh Prasad Appointed as CEO of Sterlite Power Brazil
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Amitabh Prasad Appointed as CEO of Sterlite Power Brazil

Sterlite Power, a global developer of power transmission, announced the appointment of Amitabh Prasad as CEO, Sterlite Power Brazil. After two years of association with the company in various leadership positions, Ricardo Cleber Zangirolami has decided to step down from the CEO position due to personal reasons. He will continue to support the company in his capacity as member of the Advisory Board with focus on M&A, Regulatory and Legal. These changes are effective February 1st, 2021 subject to necessary approvals. Amitab Prasad Amitabh is a seasoned industry professional with over 25 years of experience in leadership positions across power and infrastructure sectors. Over the last three years, Amitabh has successfully led the Global Supply Chain function for Sterlite Power acro...
Nippon Paint Partners with Seekho India to Train Over 5000 Youth as Its  “Virtual Sales Warrior”
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Nippon Paint Partners with Seekho India to Train Over 5000 Youth as Its “Virtual Sales Warrior”

New Delhi, Jan. 07, 2021: Nippon Paint, the paint and refinish company, collaborates with Seekho India, an online skill-training platform,  to empower the youth of India and make the countries first team of “Virtual  Sales Warriors”  “Virtual Sales Warrior” Project co- branded with Nippon paint is an Industry  led, Industry branded course that trains the youth to become a professional;  certified sales executives and become a revenue generating partner for the  country  On the occasion, Mr. Sharad Malhotra, President (Automotive Refinishes  and Wood coating), Nippon Paint India said, “we provide growth and  incubation platform to multiple Startups and with virtual Warrior Program Seekho India will reach out to talented youth and empower them with&nb...
Whatfix Announces Key Appointments to Strengthen Leadership Team
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Whatfix Announces Key Appointments to Strengthen Leadership Team

New Delhi, Dec. 23, 2020: Whatfix, a Digital Adoption Platforms (DAP), today announced three key appointments to further fortify its leadership team and lead its next phase of growth of helping businesses drive digital adoption and elevate user experience across enterprise applications. Satya Machiraju Satya Machiraju joins Whatfix as VP of Information Security. He will lead and further strengthen Whatfix’s security team and help in developing and deploying processes and solutions to manage and minimize cybersecurity and regulatory compliance risks. Prior to Whatfix, Satya was associated with companies such as Qualfon, [24]7.ai, Aditya Birla Minacs Worldwide Ltd, Fidelity Information Services (formerly Efunds Corporation) and Dell, where he was responsible for devising, implementing...
PayNearby Announces Strategic Leadership Hiring in Retail Sales
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PayNearby Announces Strategic Leadership Hiring in Retail Sales

Mumbai, Dec. 23, 2020: PayNearby, a hyperlocal fintech startup, recently announced two strategic leadership hiring in Retail Sales to further strengthen and expand its omnichannel retail network. The company has appointed Rahul Singh as the ‘National Head of Retail Sales’ and Sanjiv Singh, as the Head of ‘Sales Strategy & Planning’. The latest appointments are a part of the company’s ambitious plans to drive growth, through branchless banking, across emerging businesses and for its channel partners.  While digitisation has always been on India’s agenda, PayNearby aims to play a leading transformational role with a strong digital footprint of 12 million consumers, backed by its industry-leading physical network of 10 lakhs+ retail outlets across the country. Deeply rooted in fintech...
9 Tips for Flexible Working Without Losing Productivity
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9 Tips for Flexible Working Without Losing Productivity

The extended work from home amid COVID-19 has sparked a debate over flexible working worldwide. More and more organizations are warming up to the idea of flexible working through implementing flexible-timings, telecommuting, compressed workweek, and much more. According to a recent LinkedIn survey, 44% of employees preferred a flexible workweek. While flexible working allows employees to work from any time, anywhere according to their convenience, some of us are constantly juggling between work and household chores and struggling to be productive. Here are top tips to be productive during flexible working.  Plan Your Day: Flexible working doesn’t mean that you forget your targets. Plan your day in the morning and make a to-do list of important tasks. It need not be an elaborate pr...
SMEs Registers a Steep Climb in Hiring Intent: TeamLease Employment Outlook Report
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SMEs Registers a Steep Climb in Hiring Intent: TeamLease Employment Outlook Report

Mumbai, Dec. 02, 2020:  The easing of the lockdown and the resultant opening up of the economy is having a positive impact on employment outlook states TeamLease Employment Outlook Report for Q3. According to the report, while the large business and the medium size businesses continue to lead in the overall intent to hire, it is the Small Size business (SMEs) that has recorded a significant growth in the current quarter (Oct-Dec 2020). The hiring intent of Small size businesses (SMEs) has nearly doubled (+6%) from the previous half year (April- September 2020) indicating a recovery in the sector. Similarly, Educational Service Sector continues to take the lead in terms of sectors who are planning to strengthen their talent pool. The intent to hire by the sector has grown by 7% in the...
Arun Rajkumar Joins Signzy as Vice President of Technology
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Arun Rajkumar Joins Signzy as Vice President of Technology

Bangalore, Nov. 12, 2020: No-Code AI platform provider for financial services, Signzy today announced that it has appointed Arun Rajkumar as its Vice President of Technology. Arun brings to Signzy over 13 years of global experience in providing strategic guidance for technological initiatives and development efforts across Insurance, Banking, and Retail domains. He will lead new technology research and development (R&D) efforts at Signzy, primarily focusing on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Computer Vision (CV) technologies to drive the company’s next stage of innovation. Arun will be based in Bangalore. Prior to joining Signzy, Arun was Vice President of Technology at Wooqer and CTO at TechJini. Over an extensive career, he has provided IT leadership and cross-functional support...
Kewal Handa Joins BharatPe as an Independent Director
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Kewal Handa Joins BharatPe as an Independent Director

Mumbai, Nov. 04, 2020: BharatPe today announced the appointment of Kewal Handa as an Independent Director. Formerly associated with Union Bank of India and Pfizer, Mr. Handa will be joining the Founders – Ashneer and Shashvat, Jitendra Gupta (ex PayU), and Micky Malka (Ribbit) on the Board of BharatPe. He will be mentoring and advising BharatPe on its overall business strategy as it expands across markets and product categories.  With demonstrated leadership and excellence in guiding companies to scale up its positions, Mr Handa has diverse experience in Finance, Commercial, Strategy and Business Development, Corporate Affairs etc. He was the Managing Director of Pfizer Limited, India from 2005 to 2012. Kewal has also been Independent Director at ING Vyasa Bank. Accorded with various n...
Pace of Creation of New White-Collar jobs is Substantially Low: Naukri.com, Chairman
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Pace of Creation of New White-Collar jobs is Substantially Low: Naukri.com, Chairman

New Delhi, Nov. 02, 2020: The pace of creation of new White-collar jobs has been substantially slowed down, freshers are going to be having a difficult time. Livelihoods have been lost in the gig economy, said Padma Shri awardee Sanjeev Bhikchandani, Chairman, Naukri.com, in a recent webinar series talk on Oct. 31. The webinar interaction was hosted by Dr. Ajay Data, founder of Made in India app VideoMeet. Sanjeev further enunciated his thoughts on the state of jobs in India,”The job creation in sectors of health sciences, pharmaceuticals will pick up as per the announcement of vaccine. The philosophy to survive in the market for many companies is cutting down on cost and prevalent demand is for out of the box jobs like freelancing and content creation.” Being an industry leader, S...