Achal Khanna, Chief Executive Officer for SHRM India



​​Achal Khanna 

Achal Khanna is the CEO for SHRMI. SHRMI is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the world’s largest professional association devoted to human resource management.

Khanna is responsible for SHRM India, as well as Asia Pacific operations. She serves on the SHRM Leadership Team. She is responsible for building SHRM India’s brand, expanding its business and developing professional relationships with government agencies, and other HR and business associations.

Khanna has 30 years of work experience. Prior to joining SHRM in 2011, she was managing director for Kelly India operations; vice president for GE; and country manager for Polaroid India. She has also worked with DuPont, ITC and Cosmo Group in various capacities.

She is a recipient of the “Best Women Executive in India” award.

Khanna holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics and a master’s degree in English Literature from Meerut University and an MBA from AIMA, New Delhi.



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