Aegon Life Insurance, pioneer of digital insurance in India, today announced the appointment of Sunita Rath as Chief People Officer (CPO) to lead the company’s human resource and talent management function and to drive organizational leadership and culture, effective February 07, 2020.
In the new role, Rath will oversee strategy and processes related to building and retaining talent, including reskilling and multiskilling of employees. She will be reporting to Vineet Arora, MD and CEO, Aegon Life Insurance.
Commenting on the appointment, Vineet Arora said, “We are pleased to welcome Sunita Rath to our Aegon Life family. As we move forward on our digital journey, her experience will be of great help in accelerating our transformation. Insurance is a people’s business, thus, all the value we create for our clients comes from having the most skilled and engaged talent. Sunita has over 25 years of experience in developing talent, designing and delivering modern HR strategies globally. I am sure our employees and the firm at large will greatly benefit from her expertise.”
Sunita Rath, on her appointment, said, “I am pleased to join Aegon Life Insurance, a firm that has many firsts under its belt. I look forward to joining the team and play an active part in its ongoing success story by building a culture of a highly-engaged and productive workforce.”
Sunita Rath’s experience includes Deutsche Bank, JP Morgan Ltd., Mastek Ltd, Blue Star Infotech, Silverline Industries & Coal India Limited. Over the years, she has played a key role in creating a powerful culture, aligning the organization to company values, building a strong employee value proposition, capability building for a future-fit organization and personalized employee experiences.
Sunita graduated with honours in Physics and pursued her M.Phil (PM & IR) Training & Development from Utkal University