An established HR Leader, Aparna’s forte is in partnering with the business to create tangible results enabled through a robust human capital strategy. A transformational and thought leader, she has been successful in delivering innovative and impactful people strategies across diverse industries and geographies. She has spear headed several initiatives across a wide spectrum, be it institutionalizing a talent management framework, organizational transformations, mergers and acquisitions, or redefining a talent acquisition strategy to name a few.
Aparna is passionate about purpose, people, and results. Having held varied roles across Asia and Africa, Aparna appreciates and values the diversity presented by the multi-cultural work environments. She is fascinated with the potential of design thinking and growth mindset, with a passion for Innovation. Future of work, inclusion, and employee experience are some of the progressive themes that keep her curious to learn more building on the prospect of creating a great workplace.
Prior to Monsanto, Aparna was the Vice President Human Resource for DB Schenker Asia Pacific based in Singapore.
Aparna has to her credit a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management and a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. She is also a qualified coach, and enjoys contributing to people’s growth journey.
Aparna resides in Singapore with her family, and is a valuable advisor and contributor to regional conferences, forums and awards.
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