Upgrad new hr president: upGrad brings on board new HR president

BENGALURU: upGrad has announced the appointment of Preeti Kaul as its president of human resources, said a company statement issued today.

Kaul will be based out of the Mumbai office. She brings over two decades of experience to upGrad, having served in HR leadership roles in organisations like UnitedHealth Group and WNS Global Services. In her new role, she will lead the company’s human resource function and her focus will be to drive high-performing inclusive culture and the employee experience journey.

Prior to upGrad, she served over six years at the UnitedHealth Group, a Fortune 500 company as the human capital and talent & leadership development leader, where she led a multi-generational and cross-geo workforce. She has also worked at WNS Global Services, Atos Syntel and Ernst & Young delivering high business impact through transformational and futuristic combinations of people, practice and processes.

“Preeti brings with her a massive experience in building and nurturing a talent pool, coupled with strategic business acumen. I look forward to leveraging her expertise in developing and delivering effective people strategies that support our teams and our future endeavours,” said Mayank Kumar, co-founder, upGrad.

“Diving into the edtech industry is a major step in my career. I hope to channel my acquired skills to develop a culture centred around collaboration, teamwork, and innovation so that we can position upGrad as a sought-after place to work for,” said Kaul.

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