Vuclip, the leading premium video-on-demand service for emerging markets, has announced the appointment of Paritosh Shukla as its Global Head of Human Resources to support growth and momentum for the company. This comes on the heels of successful launches of Viu in Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia and India.
Shukla’s appointment comes at a time when Vuclip continues to rapidly grow its presence in key Asian & Middle East markets. Vuclip recently opened its new Malaysia Office in South Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur and shortly will be opening its new office in Jakarta, Indonesia. The company has plans to hire more than 100 employees, including top talent across the Asian and Middle Eastern markets in the next nine months. This expansion will support the company’s rapid business growth in the region and enable the company’s mission of ‘Bringing Joy to a Billion Consumers.’
Shukla joins Vuclip with more than 18 years of diversified experience across sales, marketing, and human resource functions in key organizations such as Asian Paints and Akzonobel. Prior to his appointment, he worked as General Manager - Human Resources at Samsung Electronics, South West Asia Business Unit, where he achieved success in raising the company’s Capability Index.
At Vuclip, Shukla will continue to build a high performance-enabling culture and develop initiatives to support the company’s rapid market expansion, all of which is powered by a unique Silicon Valley entrepreneurial culture adapted to emerging markets. Under his leadership, the company plans to expand on its innovative employee-oriented key initiatives such as LIFE @ Vuclip and Viu-University which centers around Learning, Impact, “Fungagement” and Earning.
Welcoming Paritosh to the Vuclip family, Arun Prakash, COO, Vuclip said, “Our employees and unique company culture are very important to us. It has been the foundational pillar behind our success to date. As the custodian of our culture, Paritosh plays a very important role, especially at a time when we are in a transformative phase of geographic expansion, rapid talent acquisition and greater audience engagement.”
Speaking on his appointment, Shukla commented, “I’m very excited to be onboard at Vuclip especially considering the importance, focus and energy applied by the entire company and its leadership team to its talent, culture and values. In a hyper-growth environment, it is very important to enhance talent and keep pace and at the same time preserve culture. I’m confident that, with the support from employees and leadership, we will achieve this at Vuclip.”