Hero Vired, India’s premium LearnTech company for higher education aspirants and professionals, today announced the appointment of Samra Rahman as the Head, People and Culture. As a member of the core leadership team, Samra will play a crucial role in attracting and retaining diverse talent, strengthen growth opportunities for them and drive an agile culture driven by productivity and accountability to aid Hero Vired’s next phase of growth.
Commenting on the appointment, Akshay Munjal, Founder & CEO, Hero Vired, said, “At Hero Vired, people and a strong value -system are at the heart of everything we do. With Samra joining us in the next phase of growth, our focus on building a futuristic and agile workforce will be the key to achieving business goals and making deeper inroads into the upskilling landscape. We believe that her vast exposure to the edtech sector and proven expertise in the Learning and Development initiatives will add immense value to the company.”
Samra Rahman, Head of People and Culture, Hero Vired, said, “I am delighted to be a part of the company that truly embodies people-first culture. In my new role, I look forward to working closely with the leadership team to attract, nurture and retain key talent through learning and development approaches and foster a people-centric, agile culture to contribute to organisational goals.”
With over 20 years of experience in Human Resources and People Management, Samra has a proven track record in ensuring greater alignment of the human resource function with overall business goals to achieve growth. She has demonstrated expertise in recruitment, retention, employee satisfaction, rewards systems and L&D initiatives for senior leadership and the staff.
Before joining Hero Vired, Samra was the Chief Human Resource Officer at Centum Learning.
Her notable achievement has been building Digiminds Career Solutions (EQVIP) from scratch under the Bharti Group banner to bridge the existing gap between the ‘available’ and ’employable’ talent pool. She has also been associated with reputed companies such as HCL Technologies, IBM and Tata Teleservices in the past.
Samra holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management from XLRI Jamshedpur and a Master’s degree in English Literature from Jesus & Mary College, Delhi University.