Neo-bank major Niyo appoints Jagadish B as Head of Human Resources
Niyo, India’s leading consumer neo-banking platform, has appointed Jagadish B as its Head of Human Resources. Jagadish brings with him 25+ years of leadership experience in people processes. Prior to joining Niyo, he was associated with Thinksynq Solutions Pvt. Ltd as a partner. In the past, he has held the HR leadership positions for India’s two leading telecom companies - Vodafone and Bharti Airtel.
At Niyo, Jagadish will play a pivotal role in taking forward Niyo’s endeavor of building a comprehensive digital banking solution for Niyo’s 4 million+ strong retail and SME customer base. Jagadish will also be responsible for spearheading employee engagement, talent management and development, stakeholder engagement, internal communication, compliance, and health & safety environment.
Niyo’s Co-founder and CEO Vinay Bagri said, “I am delighted and excited to welcome Jagadish to our Niyo family. I am confident that his vast experience and track record of delivering on business imperatives and people’s agenda will help us further strengthen on our employee-first endeavour. On-boarding the right talent and experience is the necessary multiplier for us to further tap the market potential, create value for our stakeholders and work towards becoming one of India’s leading financial services institutions. I wish Jagadish every success in his new position.
Jagadish B, Head of Human Resources, Niyo said, “Niyo’s vision to build a strong financial services institution with a clear strategic direction gained my interest. I am heartened by their core ideology of keeping people and teams at the centre of every business decision. They have brought several industry-first innovations since its inception. I am passionate about building a thriving company culture at Niyo and look forward to beginning working in this new capacity and contributing to the company’s growth journey.
As an HR professional, Jagadish’s work spans the areas of organisational design, talent acquisition & management, capability building and building a strong performance culture. Over the past few years, he has continuously and consistently acquired and honed skills through various interventions. His appointment is yet another step in strengthening Niyo’s core team.
Niyo currently has a strength of 500 employees and plans to hire selective talent across key functions - technology, product and design.