The strategic hiring is aimed at strengthening the company’s growth in the global enterprise market
Mumbai, XX April 2022: Gartner-recognised, cloud-based HCM Platform, ZingHR recently announced two leadership appointments of Sajeev Nambiar as Chief Business Officer (Enterprise Business) and Shetul Thakrar as the Chief Financial Officer. While Nambiar will lead the company’s strategic enterprise growth plans in India, Thakrar will be at the helm of overseeing the firm’s global financial operations and supporting business growth.
“We are pleased to welcome Sajeev Nambiar as our new CBO (Enterprise Business) and Shetul Thakrar as our CFO. Both bring to the table their combined corporate leadership experience of over three decades and ZingHR will certainly benefit from their demonstrated leadership skills and rich industry knowledge. Sajeev and Shetul will reinforce our team for our next phase of growth and play a critical role in ZingHR’s global expansion plans,” said Prasad Rajappan, Founder & MD, ZingHR.
Sajeev Nambiar comes armed with nearly 20 years of work experience. Prior to joining ZingHR, Sajeev worked with Simplilearn, an Edtech company where he built the enterprise’s business for the SAARC region. Throughout his professional journey, he has excelled at creating strategic alliances, networking & relationship building, identifying and developing new practices, and ensuring profitable revenue. He began his career with HCL, and since then has been associated with reputed firms such as Quess Corp and Avaya Global Connect in leadership positions.
Sajeev Nambiar, newly appointed Chief Business Officer (Enterprise Business) at ZingHR said, “With several SaaS unicorns emerging out of India in recent years, it is safe to say that we are the epicentre of the SaaS revolution. Organisations that prioritise employee experience and engagement on a continuous basis will stand a much better chance of emerging and sustaining as market leaders. ZingHR is a high-growth brand in the HCM space with ambitious expansion plans. I look forward to working with the dynamic team at ZingHR to deliver a lasting impact for our customers and prospects across the globe.”
Speaking on the appointment, Michael Good, Global COO, ZingHR said, “Given the amount of leadership aptitude and unmatched experience both Shetul and Sajeev bring to the table, we are confident that their teams will work wonders in driving our vision forward. Their engagement & support will certainly be most significant in furthering ZingHR’s business growth.”
Before being appointed as CFO at ZingHR, Shetul Thakrar was the Director of Finance and Operations for Texas Instruments India, a company that designs and manufactures semiconductors with a global annual turnover of ~$18B. Shetul spent over 14 years at the company with a superior track record of delivering results and creating value. He brought about transformation across multiple functions in finance & operations with a strong business partnership mindset. Over the years, he has demonstrated excellence in governing business growth with ethics and integrity and brings expertise in financial management, people development and strategic operations.
Shetul Thakrar, newly appointed Chief Financial Officer at ZingHR said, “The Human Resources role is more important than ever in this new world. Employee experience is everything and technology is playing a strong role in areas such as talent acquisition, onboarding, performance & career management, learning, retention apart from the traditional domains of payroll. ZingHR has recognized this evolution early and has positioned itself well by creating a full suite hire to retire/rehire platform. I’m incredibly energized to join ZingHR and the leadership team at a time of such growth and transformation in the industry.”
Also commenting on the appointments, Vijaya Raghavan, Global Chief People Officer at ZingHR said, “Sajeev and Shetul have joined our team at a pivotal time in our evolution. Their exceptional experience and skill-set is sure to enrich our company culture while also contributing to ZingHR’s vision as we continue to evolve and execute growth strategies.”