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Latin America. Prior to joining Everest Group, Allapur was working with Deloitte Consulting for a decade in multiple senior roles. Her previous international stints have also included senior roles with Sun Life Financial and Hexaware Technologies in the U.S., as well as Satyam Computers, Mascon, Parke-Davis and HMT. Aware appoints Erin Souza as Chief People Officer Collaboration platform Aware has announced the appointment of Erin Souza as the company’s first ever Chief People Officer. In this newly created position, she will be tasked to bring fresh leadership perspective to Aware and scale the organisational culture. Souza boasts a portfolio of 15 years of human resources experience. Previously, she was the VP of People Experience at Sonos where she led the company’s recruitment, growth, and engagement strategies and cultivated the Sonos culture across 15 global offices. Before this, Souza was the VP of Human Capital at Charles River Associates (CRA), a global consulting firm, and worked in financial services. McKinsey appoints Priya Ramdev as Director of People – India Management consulting firm McKinsey & Company has appointed Priya Ramdev as Director of People for its India office, where she will be in charge of driving the company’s talent agenda and overseeing its people function. Ramdev has more than 16 years of experience with major specialisations in Talent Analytics, HR Tech, Digital HR Solutions, Tailored Talent Strategy, HR Business Partnering, Career Architecture, and 14

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Competency Architecture, among other things. In her previous role, she worked for Accenture for over 15 years, most recently as Head of HR – India Market Unit (Accenture Strategy). She also had a short stint at Citibank. SG Analytics appoints Kiran Bala as CHRO Global insights and analytics company SG Analytics has announced the appointment of Kiran Bala as CHRO. Bala brings over 18 years of experience leading highperforming human resources (HR) teams at global organisations, to her new role. She recently served as Head of Human Resources for UST BlueConch, a global product and platform engineering company. Throughout her career, Kiran has worked with distinct companies (SKF, Persistent Systems, Schaeffler Group, IBM and M&M), cultures, and roles to lead people teams that manage all aspects of HR. She is passionate about building high performance teams, strengthening culture, and learning and development. Uponor Corporation appoints new worldwide CHRO Finland-based infrastructure firm Uponor Corporation has announced the appointment of Jennifer Hauschildt as Chief Human Resources Officer for the company worldwide, effective 1 April and reporting directly to Michael Rauterkus, President and CEO of Uponor Corporation. The position is a new one. Hauschildt has been with Uponor since 2014, initially holding a leadership role with the IT division for North America. Prior to that she was with Thomson Reuters in a leadership capacity with various departments including human resources, talent development, diversity and IT.