Aspire appoints new CEO

Pavan Mahajan to become the new CEO of the company.

February 25, 2013 6:10 IST | India Infoline News Service

Aspire Human Capital Management, a Gurgaon-based leading embedded employability education and skills development firm announced a major reshuffle in its leadership team with Founder and CEO Amit Bhatia making way for EVP and CRO  Pavan Mahajan to become the new CEO of the company. 

Amit Bhatia, a social-entrepreneur, founded and led ASPIRETM as its CEO since 2007. Under his guidance the company has established itself as a trusted brand in providing embedded employability education and has trained over 62000 students across 100 institutions in over 20 Tier 2, 3 & 4 Indian cities (in rural & semi urban India) across 16 states.

Amit Bhatia had won the $100,000 John P. McNulty Prize in 2012 for building the bridge to prosperity between rural and urban, rich and poor, by giving rural youths the skills to get new economy jobs in India. Amit Bhatia will continue to be the full-time, Chairman for Aspire. 

“We are pleased to appoint Pavan as the new CEO and I am confident that his entrepreneurial and education sector experience, couple with his people-leadership skills, will prove priceless in propelling our operations exponentially” said  Amit Bhatia, Founder & Chairman of Aspire Human Capital Management. 

Pavan joined Aspire in 2011 as an Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Revenue Officer (CRO), and has been working closely with  Amit Bhatia to help widen and deepen Aspire’s education impact.

A Chartered Accountant by qualification, he started his initial training at Price Waterhouse. Having vast experience in management, he served reputed firms including BELDEN Inc. where he headed their Enterprise Business in India and SAARC. Prior to this, Pavan was actively involved in IT infrastructure & services, including an entrepreneurial stint. 

He additionally has supported his family ventures in higher education. “I am thrilled to receive the opportunity to lead Aspire as its CEO. As someone who closely identifies with Aspire’s vision and mission, my team and I will be committed to embedding employability inside school, college and university education throughout India, while growing our international content partnerships with leading global universities and educators”, said  Pavan Mahajan, CEO of Aspire Human Capital Management.

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