Avanse Financial Services on Tuesday announced the appointment of Achal Goel as its Chief People Officer. Goel will be based out of Avanse’s Mumbai head office.
In his new role, Goel will be responsible for leading the human resource team in developing and implementing best practices, policies and procedures to support the organisation’s most important asset – the people.
Goel will also oversee and manage the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility framework by developing policies and initiatives in line with the organisation’s ethical, sustainable and environmental commitments to achieving holistic growth for the larger community in which Avanse operates, according to a statement.
Before joining Avanse, Goel was with Kotak Mahindra Bank for over a decade. Prior to that, he worked with other global banks. Goel has almost two decades of experience across various verticals of a finance institution, enabling him to gain a holistic understanding of all the functionalities, as per the statement.
Amit Gainda, Managing Director & CEO, Avanse Financial Services, said, “We are confident that Achal’s leadership will empower us to bring innovative perspectives and strategies to boost our HR function with a focus on growth, diversity, equity and inclusion.”
“We look forward to working with Achal and successfully implementing his comprehensive insights to strengthen our purpose of democratising education and education lending,” added Gainda.