Sat, 23 Sep 2023

New Delhi [India], September 21 (ANI/PRNewswire): Azure Power (NYSE: AZRE) ("Azure" or "the Company"), a leading sustainable energy solutions provider and renewable power producer in India, announced Shweta Srivastava as its Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO).

In her new role, Shweta will be responsible for leading human resource strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the Company, specifically in the areas of succession planning, talent management, change management, organizational and performance management, training and development, and compensation.

Shweta joins Azure from Vedanta Ltd, one of the world's leading oil and gas and metals company, where she served as the Group Head Talent Acquisition. Her career reflects over two decades of diverse human resources experience at leadership positions in several Fortune 500 companies across industries like hi-tech, consumer, life sciences and infrastructure.

Commenting on the onboarding, Rupesh Agarwal, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Azure, said, "We are delighted to have Shweta onboard at Azure, leading a function that is very key to us. Shweta's mastery of people, culture development and driving large-scale execution will enable us to strengthen our talent pool and keep investing in our people. Her multi-dimensional experience will help us strengthen our position as an employer of choice and further build the organization of tomorrow."

Shweta Srivastava, CHRO, Azure, said, "I would like to thank Azure Leadership for this opportunity. I look forward to being a catalyst in further building Azure's culture by driving inclusivity, attracting best-in-class talent, and creating a meaningful and positive experience for our people so we thrive, grow and deliver tangible business goals."

Azure is a leading independent sustainable energy solutions provider, and power producer in India on a mission to create value for all stakeholders through high-performance Renewable Energy assets. Azure developed India's first utility-scale solar project in 2009 and since then, Azure has grown rapidly to become a leader in developing and operating large utility-scale renewable energy projects in the country. Azure also partners with commercial and industrial customers in their decarbonization journey by providing comprehensive solutions for their clean energy needs.

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