Wunderman Thompson India has announced the appointment of Jyoti Mahendru as its chief people officer.
She moves from McCann Worldgroup India, where she was EVP - human resources. She will report to Shamsuddin Jasani, CEO, Wunderman Thompson South Asia.
Mahendru will be responsible for talent development and acquisition strategies across the organisation and its group companies while growing and enhancing the agency’s DEI, talent management and development initiatives.
Jasani said, “People are our strongest asset and Jyoti’s appointment comes at a time when we are keenly looking at bolstering our efforts to create an environment that fosters learning, growth and development. With her varied exposure, expertise and experience, Jyoti will help us build high performance teams that is integral to our next phase of growth, while helping us streamline processes and shape practices that will enable every employee to accelerate growth, unlock their potential and have a fulfilling career.”
Mahendru said, “Wunderman Thompson India is on an incredible journey to inspire growth for businesses and talent. It is an honour and a privilege to be a part of a legacy agency that has set its vision on being people first that recognizes and rewards talent, with a strong focus on diversity, equity and inclusion. As the new Chief People Officer, I am looking to drive change that not only creates an agile future-ready organization, but also, increases a sense of employee belonging and fostering the next generation of leaders."