U GRO Capital, SME lending fintech platform has appointed Pia Shome as Chief People Officer.
As a part of her new role, Pia will be responsible for building a skilled employee base as the company is expanding its geographical reach and physical presence to 100 GRO Micro Branches in the coming year.
She will also be augmenting the culture of high performance and meritocracy while setting up clear career progression programmes for U GRO Capital employees.
Pia has more than 16 years of experience in the BFSI sector. Prior to joining U GRO Capital, she was Heading the Human Resources department at SMEcorner. She has worked with IDFC First Bank, RBL Bank, DBS Bank, Barclays Bank and TCS eServe International.
She led several leadership roles across various verticals like Business Partnering, Recruitment, Rewards and Recognition, Campus Relations, Talent Management and Learning & Development.
Shachindra Nath, Executive Chairman and Managing Director of U GRO Capital stated, “It gives us immense joy to welcome Pia Shome as Chief People Officer. The realization of U GRO Capital’s aspiration to solve the unsolved credit gap of MSMEs depends heavily on the existence of a coherent, competent, passionate, and agile leadership team. We are confident that Pia’s addition to the team will stimulate a culture of meritocracy and ownership among our employees as we chart out their career progression with us. We look forward to Pia’s contribution to help build scale as we spread across the country to help MSMEs. I wish her all the very best and a long and illustrious stint with U GRO Capital.”
On her appointment, Pia Shome said, “I am thrilled to be a part of the U GRO Capital team, which has a distinguished structure built upon the founding pillars of knowledge and technology. I firmly believe that people , as well as technology, shall be our biggest differentiators. In our journey ahead, our focus will be to build strong people capabilities and a culture driven by meritocracy. I am heartened by U GRO Capital’s aspirations of ongoing nationwide expansion and working towards a larger cause of solving the unsolved credit gap of MSMEs. I look forward to joining the team on this enthralling journey.”