Unacademy, an Edtech firm, has named Sandhydeep Purri as its chief people officer. Purri has more than twenty-five years of experience in a variety of sectors and regions in leadership capacities.
Purri oversaw HR strategy for companies like KFC and Pizza Hut in her role as chief people officer at Sapphire Foods prior to joining Unacademy.
“I am thrilled to join Unacademy and be part of an organization that is making a profound impact on education in India. I look forward to collaborating with the talented team at Unacademy and driving transformative business initiatives that will contribute to the company’s continued growth and success through the people charter,” Sandhydeep Purri said.
Unacademy is excited about the beneficial influence Sandhydeep Purri’s leadership is going to have as it keeps shaping the future of education. Her appointment marks a key milestone for the organisation.
“Purri brings a wealth of expertise to Unacademy, having worked in Manufacturing, Media & Entertainment, Consulting, Information Technology, Retail, and various other sectors,” the company said in a statement.
Before joining Sapphire Foods, she oversaw organisation development and effectiveness initiatives for the Aditya Birla Group’s retail division, which included Madura Fashion and Garments, Pantaloons Fashion Retail, and Aditya Birla Retail (now More Retail), as well as stores and non-store facilities, as reported by ET.
Unacademy cofounder and CEO Gaurav Munjal said Purri’s “extensive experience and expertise promises to amplify our mission and will be invaluable as we continue to expand our team and scale up as an organisation.”
The goal of Unacademy is to create the biggest online knowledge base for multilingual education in the world. They build a community of self-learners and empower excellent educators through the use of technology. Their goal is to democratize education for all those who wish to learn by collaborating with the most brilliant brains.