Human resources

VAHDAM® India Appoints Ex-Limeroad Kalpesh Tiwari as HR Director

Global wellness brand, VAHDAM® India, which retails the finest Indian teas and spices in global markets, has appointed Kalpesh Tiwari as HR Director.

He brings over 14 years of experience and before joining VAHDAM®, worked in FMCG and e-commerce companies such as Limeroad, Mother Dairy and Mahindra and Mahindra.

He will lead the entire HR function at VAHDAM® India, across manufacturing and non-manufacturing divisions, with a focus on attracting and acquiring great talent, developing and nurturing existing talent and creation of a healthy working environment at VAHDAM. He will report to Founder and CEO, Bala Sarda.

Founder of Bala Sarda and CEO of VAHDAM® India said, “I am very happy to have Kalpesh join us on our journey. Adding a Human Resources Manager to the team is part of the company’s strategic plans to attract great talent, engage our current team and make VAHDAM® India a fulfilling place to work for all members of our team. I am confident that under Kalpesh’s leadership, we can continue to make VAHDAM® India a successful organization and make it fertile ground for our team members to thrive and grow..

“I am honored to be part of the leadership team of VAHDAM® India and to contribute to its vision of bringing India to the world. I look forward to focusing on providing an ecosystem that enables learning and brings out the best in every employee, for the positive growth of the business,” said Kalpesh.

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VAHDAM® India was founded in 2015 by Bala Sarda with a mission to create a local Indian brand for the world. With direct sourcing from farms and estates across India, in-house manufacturing at their state-of-the-art 100,000 square foot BRC-certified factory, local distribution in key markets like the US, Canada, ‘Europe, strong customer love, and organic endorsements by global celebrities like Oprah Winfrey, Mariah Carey, Martha Stewart, and more, the company executes a unique digital playbook of building strong, scalable consumer brands globally. .

The company has raised over Rs 290 crore in funding from renowned funds such as IIFL, Sixth Sense Ventures, Fireside Ventures, etc. The brand is on track to generate revenue of Rs 500 crore over the next 2 years. The company gets ~95, and its sales through online channels. It is a certified plastic-neutral and climate-neutral brand and dedicates 1% of its revenue to the education of the children of its tea farmers.