Responsible for developing and implementing the People agenda for Candela Labs. Kala will direct, counsel and execute an applicable human resources strategy to drive organizational change and achieve business strategic goals while contributing to build a great place to work. Instrumental in providing vision, leadership and management of human resources and capital management initiatives, aligning with the strategic direction and culture of the company.
Kala, a senior certified professional by the Society of Human Resource Management, has worked with leading organizations including Fortune 500 companies viz. Castrol, Conoco, Scicom, and Wyndham Worldwide in senior leadership roles. She has successfully driven business transformation and change initiatives in fast paced, complex and matrixed organizations. Her most recent experience has been with RCI India (a Wyndham Worldwide Company) as Director Human Resources.
Equipped with a Masters in Business Administration, she also attended the Human Resources Executive Program by University of Michigan – Stephen M. Ross School of Business. Kala is also an MBTI qualified and accredited administrator by CPP Asia Pacific (Singapore).
A leader with a ‘can do’ attitude and who lives by example, she believes in continuous improvement and ‘bettering the best’.