Avenue Supermarts Limited appointed Mrs. Pallavi Bakshi as Group Chief Human Resources Officer of the Company with effect from 3rd November, 2023. Mr. Ravi Sharma, who is currently designated as Senior Vice President - Human Resources, Senior Management Personnel of the Company, will be moving into another role within the Company as Head - Risk and Compliance (Partner Ecosystem) with effect from 3rd November, 2023. Mrs. Pallavi Bakshi has over 24 years of rich and diverse experience in handling the entire array of Human Resource (HR) functions.
She has played a vital role as a Chief Human Resources Officer/Chief Talent Officer in organizations to thrive through change by fostering cultural transformations. In her previous stints, she has worked with Cipla Ltd, Jubilant FoodWorks Ltd, Tata Communications Ltd. and Hindustan Unilever Ltd. & Unilever PLC. Mrs. Bakshi holds a PGD in Human Resource Management from Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning, PGD in Training & Development from Indian Society for Training & Development and Bachelor's in Hotel Management from Mangalore University.
Mr. Ravi Sharma is a qualified Chartered Accountant with extensive experience of finance and accounts spanning over three decades in automobile and retail industries. He joined Avenue Supermarts Limited (DMart) in June, 2009 as Head - Finance and managed the entire gamut of finance, accounts, treasury and taxation. Since June 2018, he had taken up the charge as Head - HR and has been managing Human resource functions of the Company.
Prior to joining DMart, Mr. Sharma was working with Tata Yazaki Autocomp Limited as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of The Company.