Chitre has over 18 years of work experience and joins from Reliance Industries where she was VP, Human Resources
BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | January 13, 2015
Grey Group India has appointed Shilpa Chitre as the Head of Human Resources. She will report to Sunil Lulla, Chairman and Managing Director, Grey Group India. Her mandate at the agency will be to grow its talent strength and accelerate its human processes to deliver famous and effective work for its clients.
Chitre is an HR generalist with over 18 years of work experience across key Human Resource (HR) areas including competency systems, talent acquisition & retention, performance management, strategic organisational policies and training. She has worked in the Human Resources department of several advertising agencies and corporate houses, actively partnering senior management. Until recently, she was with Reliance Industries, as Vice-president of Human Resources, prior to which she has worked with KPIT Cummins Infosytems, Everest Brand Solutions, Percept H, Leo Burnett India and Rediffusion-DY&R.
“I am deeply delighted to have Shilpa on board. She will partner me in driving new-age processes to enhance our professional services and capabilities, across all our services, of advertising, activation, retail design and digital. I find Shilpa to be a very skilled, competent and articulate HR professional, up-to-date with new HR trends including digital. She joins Grey Group as it accelerates its growth in creating an integrated offering for its clients, poised to make brands of its clients truly famous and effective,” Lulla said.
“I am delighted to return to the communications business at a time, when Grey Group India is transforming itself. With all the growth ahead of us, I will leverage all my experiences to help create an agency with a huge, competitive difference; via talent, skilling, processes, leadership and enormous passion,” Chitre said.
She holds a Master’s Degree from the University of Mumbai in Labour Studies, Organisational Behavior, Human Resources and Psychology at Work. Chitre is passionate about writing, movies and is a voracious reader.