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Kraft Heinz appoints Priyanka Kulkarni as HR Head, India

Kraft Heinz, a global food and beverage corporation, has named Priyanka Kulkarni as the Head of Human Resources for its operations in India.

Priyanka brings to the role extensive experience in human resource management spanning over 18 years, with a diverse background across industries such as IT/ITES, Healthcare, Pharma, and Entertainment. Her expertise lies in various areas including facilitating HR support for new ventures, negotiating contracts, providing HR assistance during mergers and acquisitions, managing TUPE/ARD transitions, ensuring compliance with statutory regulations, developing talent acquisition strategies, and driving global HR transformation and change initiatives.

Confirming her appointment Kulkarni stated on linkedin  “Day 1’s are always special as they signify new beginnings, and what better day than the Hindu New Year to share this journey? Wish everyone a Happy Gudi Padwa, Ugadi, or equivalent, and would like to leverage this opportunity to share that I am thrilled to embark on a new journey as the HR Leader at Kraft Heinz India GCC!”

“Look forward to fostering an environment where talent thrives, collaboration & innovation are encouraged, and teams excel. Let’s grow and create a brighter future together!”, she further added.

Prior to joining Kraft Heinz, Priyanka served as the Head of Human Resources at Arcolab, and has held HR positions at DCX Technologies, Dell, IBM India, Credit Suisse, BIG Animation, and Piramal Enterprises. She holds a post-graduate degree in Human Resources from Welingkar Institute of Management and an M.Sc in Psychology from Annamalai University.