Mumbai / Zug, October 06, 2022: Innoterra, a leading Swiss-Indian food, and technology Platform Company with an operational footprint across 14 countries, today announced the appointment of Raj K. Mallavarapu as the Group Chief Human Resources Officer. Raj will be based in Mumbai and lead Innoterra’s Human Resources divisions globally.
Equipped with over 18 years of experience at the intersection of talent and transformation, Raj has held leadership positions in HR, Business Strategy & Digital Transformation in Fortune 500 companies including Saint-Gobain Group, Monsanto Company, and Bayer AG. Raj’s diverse experience has helped him develop expertise in partnering with executive teams to enable transformation, creating people strategies, driving integrated talent management, and building a dynamic work culture that champions inclusion and diversity.
Speaking about his new role, Raj K. Mallavarapu said: “I am excited to join Innoterra, a diverse and multinational agri-tech platform that is growing and scaling rapidly. I look forward to partnering with the leadership team to shape the people function at Innoterra and continue to position and promote Innoterra as a great place to work.”
Pascal Foehn, Group COO of Innoterra said: “Innoterra is currently experiencing stellar growth and expanding its business footprint. At this crucial juncture, we are happy to have a leader of Raj’s caliber and experience to steer our HR division. I am confident that Raj will add significant value to Innoterra.”
Raj holds an MBA in HR from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM), Pune, and a bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Andhra University. He has additionally completed senior executive programs in Digital Transformation & Business Analytics from IMD Business School, Switzerland. A certified Executive, Hogan & Life Coach, Raj is passionate about coaching leaders and teams.