India-based pharmaceutical company, Strides Arcolabs, has appointed Mr N Balachandar as the Chief Human Resource Officer of the company.

In this newly created post Mr Balachandar will lead all human resource functions across Strides globally. He will bear overall responsibility for human capital strategy, talent, leadership development, staffing and recruiting and will report to the Vice Chairman and the group CEO.

Most recently, Mr Balachandar was executive vice president human resources of GE money, Asia. He began his career with GE in 2001. He later, joined as the director of GE Healthcare in India and took over an expanded role of Asia growth market.