Liberty Videocon General Insurance (a joint venture between India’s Videocon Industries Limited and Liberty City-state Holdings Pte Limited, part of US headquartered multinational Liberty Mutual Insurance Group), has been awarded the “CEO with HR Orientation” Award at the Times Ascent HR Asia Pacific Excellence Awards, at a function held in Bangalore on September 11, 2014.
This prestigious award is recognition of the progressive and innovative HR practices the Company has been following to acquire and nurture human capital. This award also highlights the Company’s success in acquiring the best talent in a short span of two years since its inception.
Delighted on this occasion, Roopam Asthana, Chief Executive Officer, Liberty Videocon General Insurance said, “This recognition speaks about our continuous endeavour to induct the best of human resources to make our fast growing organization even stronger. Since inception, we have focused on building the right culture to make it one of the most sought after organizations by prospective employees in Indian general insurance industry.”
Under the leadership of Roopam Asthana, Liberty Videocon General Insurance has implemented many HR practices aimed at making them an ‘Employer of Choice’. Roopam is closely involved in employee communication initiatives like Town Hall, Skip Meets and encourages Regular Contact programmes for branches – All of which have been proving to be very helpful in building the right HR culture in line with product processes and systems. Roopam continues to sponsor innovative HR interventions with the aim to engage with both present and prospective employees.
Liberty Videocon General Insurance, which is making big inroads into Indian general insurance industry, has recently been recognized for its achievements. The company was felicitated by ET Edge (an Economic Times initiative) in acknowledgement of its outstanding excellence in customer service. In the 4th edition of The Indian Insurance Awards, Liberty Videocon General Insurance was awarded the Rising Star Insurer for the year 2014, in recognition of its performance to date, product offerings, channel strategy, client mix, team credentials and overall business model viability. It was also recognized as the Best Emerging Organization in BFSI segment in India in the Lokmat BFSI Awards 2014.