Uma Rao Ganduri Joins Sekhmet Pharmaventures As CHRO

Rao is an alumnus of TISS and will be responsible for shaping the people strategy at the company


Uma Rao Ganduri has been appointed as the chief human resources officer (CHRO) of Sekhmet Pharmaventures, effective February 2024.

She confirmed her appointment on LinkedIn stating, “Very pleased to join Sekhmet Pharmaventures . Many thanks to Mr. Anil Khubchandani, MD and CEO for a great welcome and most encouraging articulation of an employee centric organization! Am excited to contribute my best alongwith the leadership.”

“Rao, an alumnus of TISS, will be responsible for shaping the people strategy at Sekhmet. With more than 25 years of experience in overseeing human resources functions for both global and domestic multinational corporations in India, Rao has refined her expertise in strategic HR, contemporary HR policies, business HR partnering, talent management, compensation and benefits, merger & acquisition-related HR work, industrial relations, as well as matters pertaining to labor unions and long-term settlements,” said the company statement. 

Prior to this, Rao served as the CHRO of Granules India. She has also held key leadership roles at Ashok Leyland, HIL, Mars, IBM, Idea Cellular, TCS and HPCL. 


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