Global organisational consulting firm Korn Ferry today said Sharad Vishvanath has joined the firm as APAC regional head for the Transformation and Transaction (M&A) practice. Vishvanath joined the firm from AU Small Finance Bank, a start-up bank in India where he was running the digital bank, analytics and HR portfolios. He has over 20 years of experience across banking and consulting and has worked in multiple countries. Vishvanath holds an MBA from Wharton at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.
E. from IIT Roorkee. . ** GHCL wins Golden Peacock Award for CSR * Diversified group GHCL Ltd, has been awarded the Golden Peacock Award for corporate social responsibility for the year 2017. GHCL Foundation, the CSR arm of GHCL is involved in various need-based developmental initiatives in areas of education, community health and livelihood, a company release said. The foundation also works with the local farmers by imparting them training and improving their exposure to modern farming techniques and creating a sense of responsibility towards the environment. "Our initiatives in areas of Education, Community Health and Livelihood education will play a vital and transformational role in creating inclusive growth for these communities and the society at large," said RS Jalan, Managing Director, GHCL.