India, Nov. 22, 2021
Vidya Lakshmi has been named head of Human Resources for India and the Philippines by Wells Fargo & Company. Vidya joined Wells Fargo earlier this month and will report to Arindam Banerrji, the company’s Managing Director and Executive Vice President for India and the Philippines, as well as serve on the I&P Operating Committee.
Vidya now oversees the implementation of country-specific labour practises and effective risk controls in her new role, which spans the two areas. In collaboration with local and global leadership, she is responsible for establishing and driving the people strategy and priorities for I&P’s approximately 37,000 employees.
Vidya most recently worked at Goldman Sachs, where she held positions such as Head of Human Capital Management in Bengaluru, Head of HR Operations in Bengaluru, and Chief of Staff to the CEO in Bengaluru for over 15 years.
Vidya graduated from the University of Madras with a bachelor’s degree in Economics and is a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.