Lenovo has appointed Bhavya Misra as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) for India. She will be based out of Bengaluru and will be responsible for leading HR for the India business.
Speaking on the appointment, Subhankar Roy Chowdhury, Executive Director & Head HR – Asia Pacific said, “I am delighted to welcome Bhavya in this new role at Lenovo where she will lead Lenovo India’s People Strategy on our transforming journey from a global devices company to a technology leader in global devices + solutions, services, and software. Bhavya joins Lenovo especially at a time when Lenovo India employees have demonstrated high workforce resilience and teamwork to build a stronger organization during covid. I am confident that her rich experience will strengthen Lenovo’s HR goals for India and elevate the people’s experience during these difficult times when HR as a function has taken a leadership role in navigating the pandemic. I wish her good luck and success on this new endeavour.”
Misra brings more than 13 years of seasoned experience from PepsiCo and Bharti Walmart.
In her last role in PepsiCo, she was the HR Business Partner for Commercial, Finance, and IT for Africa, Middle East, and South Asia.
On her appointment, Bhavya said, “I am really looking forward to this opportunity. Lenovo is in an exciting space that is constantly growing and transforming. This is a winning team and I aim to use my expertise to partner with the business and create an impactful people strategy and talent programs. The HR team has been doing some great work in these challenging times and we will continue to put employees at the centre of everything we do. I hope to contribute meaningfully to the success of Lenovo and its vision for Smarter Technology For All.”
With over 13+ years of experience, Bhavya has worked with a wide variety of HR & talent functions like Business Partnering, Organization Restructuring, Talent Acquisition, Manufacturing Plant Management, and Diversity and Inclusion. She has worked across a wide variety of business models like COBO, Franchise, Retail and across India, Nepal, Sri Lanka & Bangladesh. She has won multiple accolades for her contribution within PepsiCo including the Global Harvey C Russel award for D&I. It is this vast experience that Lenovo is banking on with her appointment.