Bharti Airtel announced the appointment of Srikanth Karra as Director - Human Resources for its India & South Asia operations. Srikanth will report to Gopal Vittal, MD & CEO – India & South Asia, and be a member of the Airtel Management Board.
Srikanth will be responsible for bringing in business focused and innovative HR systems and processes, institutionalising global benchmarks, delivering strategies and providing overall leadership to the HR function. With a career spanning over 27 years, Srikanth has held several leadership positions across business sectors, including Head of HR for Hewlett Packard India, Global Head of HR for Syntel Inc. and Head of HR for GECIS - India.
He also had an entrepreneurial venture that provided HR solutions focusing on Leadership Development, HR Analytics and Talent Assessment. Srikanth holds a Masters in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations from TISS and Bachelor of General Law from Mumbai University.