Movers And Shakers Of The Week [November 30- December 5]
Ola hired Jose Pinheiro as Head of Global Manufacturing and Operations for his electronics business
Amit Pradhan, Chief Technology Security Officer and Chief Privacy Officer of Vodafone Idea, joins a leading US cyber investigation and forensics firm as director
Educational Initiatives has appointed Poornima SP as Vice President of Human Resources
We present you the latest edition of the movers and shakers of the week in the Indian startup ecosystem.
The government has finally recognized that gig economy workers deserve a Social Security Code (SSC). According to the new law of the central governmentThe messengers from Zomato, Swiggy and Amazon, the bricklayer and plumbers from Urban Company, and the drivers from Ola and Uber must receive social security benefits from the platforms they work for.
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According to IFAT (Based Transport Workers), the new code will not allow Swiggy workers to claim the promised pay.
Meanwhile, Fearless and United Guards or (FAU-G), the video game “Made in India”, which is offered as an alternative to the extremely popular first-person shooter game (FPS) PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG). went live for pre-registration in the Google Play Store.
Users who pre-register for the game will be notified when it is available for installation on their device.
Ola appoints Jose Pinheiro
Ola hired Jose Pinheiro as Head of Global Manufacturing and Operations for his electronics business.
In his new role, Jose will lead Ola’s ambitions to build world-class manufacturing facilities, starting with the world’s largest scooter factory and then expanding to several such facilities across India.
Jose was previously Vice President of Manufacturing at General Motors Latin America based in Sao Paulo and has over 45 years of leadership experience.
Amit Pradhan joins the cyber security company
Amit Pradhan, Vodafone Idea’s Chief Technology Security Officer (CTSO) and Chief Privacy Officer joins a leading US cyber investigation and forensic firm as director.
Pradhan has more than two decades of service and user experience Industry in areas such as telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, banking, ITES and consulting.
Before joining Vodafone Idea, he worked for around four years as SVP – Technology Security, CTSO and Chief Privacy Officer for Vodafone Idea.
Educational initiatives appoint Poornima SP
Educational Initiatives (EI) has appointed Poornima SP as Vice President of Human Resources. Poornima will be responsible for designing and implementing holistic HR policies to meet short and long term business needs, with an emphasis on talent management and development, management and leadership skills development and domain-oriented expertise.
Poornima’s previous positions were at Cisco and Intuit in their founding years in India. Before joining EI, Poornima worked as a Senior HR Consultant at Rapido.