The eminent jewellery and watch brand Titan Company has announced key appointments. The company Company has named Ashok Sonthalia as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) effective from 1st July 2021. Sonthalia is a Chartered Accountant with around 30 years of experience in strategic financial planning, business development, M&A, treasury, finance & accounts in diverse industry verticals in multi-cultural and multinational environments.
‘It’s an absolute honour and privilege to be a part of Titan, a company I have long admired for evoking trust and transforming consumer retail experience in India. I am looking forward to working with the team here on executing its strategic growth plans in India and select international markets. Its philosophy of creating value for all its stakeholders will remain central in all our endeavours’,” said Sonthalia on his appointment.
Titan has also announced the appointment of Swadesh Behera, Chief People Officer, Titan Company Limited.
Swadesh Behera is a seasoned HR leader with rich experience focused on driving business results through the conceptualization, design and implementation of winning HR strategies. His areas of expertise include building a robust leadership pipeline, developing top talent, effective succession planning and helping organizations grow and thrive. His experience includes spearheading the Human Resources function in large Multinational and Indian organizations like Boston Scientific Corporation, Merck, Ranbaxy, Coke and Tata Steel. He has joined Titan from Boston Scientific Corporation.
While speaking about his appointment as the Chief People Officer, Behera said, “Delighted to join Titan and be a part of a leadership team which truly believes in putting people first in everything they do, where employee care and happiness is valued as much as the business growth. Looking forward to working with the team whose continuous endeavour has been to build a strong leadership pipeline, future capabilities, an inclusive culture to propel the growth aspirations and making Titan as an employer of choice.”