U GRO Capital Names Pia Shome As Chief People Officer

U GRO Capital Names Pia Shome As Chief People Officer

U GRO Capital has named Pia Shome as Chief People Officer (CPO).


In this role, Shome will be instrumental in building a quality talent pool across the nation as the company ramps up its geographical reach and expand physical presence to 100 GRO Micro Branches in the coming year. She will also augment the culture of high performance and meritocracy while setting up clear career progression programs for U GRO Capital employees.


Shome is an INSEAD alumnus and has over 16 years of experience in the BFSI sector. Prior to joining U GRO Capital, Pia was Head - Human Resources at SMEcorner. She brings extensive experience, having worked in organisations like IDFC First Bank, RBL Bank, DBS Bank, Barclays Bank and TCS eServe International. She has played crucial roles in not only scaling up start-ups but also managing mergers of multiple financial institutions. Pia has served in leadership positions across various verticals like Business Partnering, Recruitment, Rewards and Recognition, Campus Relations, Talent Management and Learning & Development.


On her appointment, Shome said, “I am thrilled to be a part of the U GRO Capital team, which has a distinguished structure built upon the founding pillars of knowledge and technology. I firmly believe that people as well as technology shall be our biggest differentiators. In our journey ahead, our focus will be to build strong people capabilities and a culture driven by meritocracy. I am heartened by U GRO Capital’s aspirations of ongoing nationwide expansion and working towards a larger cause of solving the unsolved credit gap of MSMEs. I look forward to joining the team on this enthralling journey.”


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