Lokendra Sethi appointed head of HR for DXC Technology India

19 March 2020 Consultancy.in 2 min. read
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Lokendra Sethi is the new Vice President for Human Resources (HR) at DXC Technology in India, tasked with managing the firm’s human capital agenda over an expected growth phase. The new executive has more than two decades of advisory experience.

Sethi is an XLRI Graduate who began his career in the business development space, working for companies such as Syntel Singapore and Covansys. He spent more than a decade at global management consultancy Accenture, where he made his way up to the position of Managing Director for HR Services.

He has since worked in the talent and HR departments of both Gaja Capital and AECOM, occupying the position of Global Talent Service Lead at the latter. This was his latest position before moving to DXC Technology, where he now takes up the position of Vice President and India HR Lead.

Lokendra Sethi appointed head of HR for DXC Technology India

Sethi has been tasked with leading the firm's HR strategy, and is responsible for gearing the organisation towards growth in the near future, while simultaneously managing the diversity, inclusion and corporate responsibility functions for DXC Technologies in India.

“India is a strategic growth centre for DXC Technology, and this leadership appointment signifies our commitment to building our India delivery centre as a world-class talent pool, supporting our global delivery strategy and DXC’s Enterprise Technology Stack,” commented DXC Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Mary Finch. 

Sethi takes charge at a time when the HR function at businesses in India and across the globe have become a core aspect of boardroom discussions. Devising HR strategies that allow for agility and flexibility are of the essence in the digitalised world, while people are increasingly becoming the heart of the business environment.

DXC Technology is a global IT solutions firm that supports clients in more than 70 countries with a variety of offerings, including analytics, business process services, cloud computing, security and a number of others. The firm is seeking to capitalise on the expanding technology services market in India.