Fintech Co To Increase Headcount From 350 To 1,000

FinTech company Zaggle today announced the appointment of Paromita Deb Areng as Chief Human Resource Officer

NEW DELHI, Feb 18 (The CONNECT) – Profit-making SaaS FinTech company Zaggle today announced the appointment of Paromita Deb Areng as Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO).

Paromita will also be responsible for designing and implementing its people strategy, and spearheading key initiatives such as organisational work culture and talent management.

Under her leadership, Zaggle plans to increase its workforce to 1,000 by 2023, from its current base of 350 hiring professionals across several disciplines such as data scientists, business development, sales and product tech. The fintech company has seen a phenomenal growth over the last few years and tripled its employee strength to 350 in the last one year.

Paromita, who specializes in building high-performing teams, is an HR veteran with 15 years of experience as a trusted advisor to senior leaders in both Indian and multinational companies.

Prior to joining Zaggle, Paromita was Group Lead – HR at Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories where she anchored the HR agenda for global corporate functions across the US, Europe, Russia and CISR countries. She has also held key positions in global companies such as Reliance Industries, MSD Pharmaceuticals, Boehringer, Ingelheim, Mylan and Roche.

She is passionate about employee-company strategy and helping people realise their full potential. Paromita is a B.E. in Computer Science from Goa Engineering College and a PGDM in Human Resources and Marketing from IIM, Kozhikode.

Commenting on the new appointment, Raj N., Founder and Chairman, Zaggle, said  with her vast experience across diverse industries and work cultures, Paromita, will drive the overall talent strategy that supports Zaggle’s business plan and help build a nimble, creative organisation where people come together to work, play, innovate and create solutions for Enterprises and SMEs of the future.

Paromita said, “This is an exciting time for the FinTech ecosystem in India and I am thankful to the senior leadership at Zaggle for this opportunity and am equally delighted at the prospect of contributing to an organisation that is one of the emerging leaders in its space. While the environment all around us is changing rapidly and there are opportunities galore, the future belongs to organisations that are creative, employee-first and built on the foundation of strong values. I look forward to further augmenting the inclusive and diverse culture at Zaggle that encourages innovation, collaboration and personal development to align with its overarching objectives.”