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GD Goenka Group appoints Varun Reddy Sevva as CHRO

Sumit Vishwakarma
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GD Goenka Group appoints Varun Reddy Sevva as CHRO

Varun Reddy Sevva

GD Goenka Group, a well-known name in the education sector, recently appointed Varun Reddy Sevva as the Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO).

Varun Reddy Sevva is a seasoned professional in Human Resources with a career spanning over 14 years. 

His expertise lies in employee engagement, talent management, HR operations, and compliance. Sevva has earned recognition for his innovative approaches and significant contributions to various organizations, including Samsung Electronics and Apollo Tyres.

Varun Reddy Sevva's prior work experience


Sevva's career began with a summer internship at BSNL in 2005. He joined the State Trading Corporation of India (STC) in 2009 as an assistant manager and was quickly promoted to deputy manager due to his exceptional performance.

In 2013, he moved to Apollo Tyres, where he was responsible for HR operations across multiple regions in India. Later, he joined Samsung Electronics, where he managed HR and General Affairs (GA) for various branches and earned multiple accolades for his contributions.

Sevva also served as the CHRO at Navtech and has been an advisor to startups and educational institutions.

What are Sevva’s educational qualifications?

Varun Reddy Sevva holds an MBA in Human Resources from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Lucknow, a B.Tech from NIT Kurukshetra, and a PGDM in HRM from XLRI Jamshedpur.

He is also certified in Corporate Governance and Business and Human Rights, highlighting his commitment to ethical leadership and advanced HR practices.

Leadership comments

GD Goenka Group, known for its extensive network of preschools and K12 schools across India, is confident that Sevva's appointment will enhance its HR operations.

Gaurav Himkar, CEO of GD Goenka Group, said, "Mr Sevva’s appointment is a testament to the commitment of GD Goenka Group to foster a dynamic and inclusive work environment. We are confident that in his position as the CHRO, the group will continue to evolve and reach new heights of success with high-performing teams and enhanced talent management."

What are Sevva’s views on joining GD Goenka Group?

Expressing his excitement about the new role, Varun Reddy Sevva said, "I am honoured to be part of this prominent organisation that has redefined education in the country. I am confident that my experience and skills will contribute to the continued success of the group with the implementation of growth-oriented and employee-centric HR practices." 

By appointing Varun Reddy Sevva as the CHRO, GD Goenka Group aims to leverage his extensive experience and innovative HR strategies to foster a productive and engaging work environment, ultimately enhancing the organization's overall success.