|By Business Wire||
|January 6, 2014 09:21 AM EST||
Symphony Teleca, a global innovation and development services company, announced that it has appointed Subash A K Rao, a global human resources executive as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, effective immediately.
Rao, 48, has built his career leading change as both a global HR leader and strategic business partner. His emphasis on cultural and geographic diversity comes from having worked extensively at Cisco, Cummins, GE Capital and Tata Motors, both in functional and business leadership roles, where he led highly effective people programs and drove a performance-based culture. Most recently, he led the HR function for Cisco Systems in India. During his 8 years at Cisco, Rao held several positions and also supported Cisco's Corporate functions globally as well as its engineering groups across Asia Pacific. Prior to joining Cisco, Rao was based in Minneapolis, where he was the HR leader for Cummins Power Generation.
“The development of our people is at the foundation of our business and throughout Subash’s career, he has helped companies navigate change and empower employees to achieve sustainable growth,” said Sanjay Dhawan, President and Chief Executive Officer. “As we continue to improve our operating model and build key capabilities to speed, Subash has the combination of strategic and executional HR leadership to strengthen our talent base and support our global growth ambition.”
“I am excited to be joining Symphony Teleca. Looking at 2014 and beyond, my main goals are to help ensure we delight our stakeholders and customers and nurture the ‘I want to work here’ culture,” said Rao. “I look forward to being part of STC’s diverse and global workforce and together continue building a high-performance organization.”
Subash has been a certified Lead Auditor for ISO & QS quality systems and Malcom Baldridge model for business excellence. He is also a Six Sigma Green Belt and a certified diversity trainer. He has a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry and an MBA in Human Resource Management from XLRI School of Business.
About Symphony Teleca
Symphony Teleca Corporation, headquartered in Mountain View, Calif., is a global innovation and development services company. The company offers ideation, design, development and managed services to independent software vendors, mobile device and solutions manufacturers and the connected, analytics-driven enterprise. Clients leverage their partnership with Symphony Teleca to deliver innovative SaaS/Cloud enterprise software products, mobile software products and solutions, big data and analytic services and solutions, and enterprise mobility solutions. Symphony Teleca is a fast growing global company with over 6,000 employees in over 32 offices worldwide, including delivery centers in Asia, Australia, Europe and the Americas. To learn more, visit www.symphonyteleca.com.