Shikha Rastogi of iTV Network bags 'World Women Leadership Award'
Shikha Rastogi, President and Group Head, Human Resources, of the iTV Network, has been awarded the “Exemplary Women Leadership Achievement Award” by the World Women Leadership Congress 2016 (WWLC) for demonstrating “excellent leadership and management skills” in the organisation and for making changes and achieving results. The award ceremony was held at Taj Lands End, Mumbai.
Rastogi, who is respected as a seasoned and trusted people’s leader with vision, tenacity and integrity, was given the award in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the field of human resources. Rastogi has been instrumental in transforming two key products, India News and NewsX, slowly yet steadily into market leaders through innovative talent management models and for “creating a culture of performance differentiation”. Rastogi has been instrumental in nurturing and developing people’s function and leadership from the scratch in various organisations. Her plans, policies, initiatives and leadership skills have fostered growth, commitment, success and brought changes by achieving results for the organisations.
The “World Women Leadership Award” appreciates the “profound role played by women as leaders, executioners and decision-makers, in shaping the future of the sector”. It recognises the “qualities of leadership in displaying active, creative and integrative efforts in achieving the best possible results in the national and global development plans”.
Speaking on the occasion, Rastogi said, “I am highly privileged to receive the recognition and would like to thank my entire team for their dedication, hard work and continuous support towards making this a success.”
Rastogi is an XLRI alumnus with over 15 years of experience. She has worked in diversified work environments like media, telecom, IT and ITES business operations spread across multiple geographies in India, the United States and South-East Asian countries.
Rastogi has been closely involved in creating winning teams and leaders by providing strategic direction, driving Talent Life-Cycle, leadership development, transitions and change management during M&A and international workforce relations.