Nutanix has announced that it has appointed Anja Hamilton as Chief People Officer, effective January 4, 2022.
With over 20 years of experience in leadership roles in human resources, Hamilton brings deep expertise in accelerating growth by aligning people with business and customer goals, shaping the culture of business and creating an employee-centric environment.
She will be responsible for the company’s global human resources strategy and operations as Nutanix continues to attract, support and retain top talent. Rukmini Sivaraman, director of human resources and senior vice president of strategic finance, will become senior vice president of finance and planning and report to chief financial officer, Duston Williams.
âAnja has a habit of successfully driving high employee engagement by creating a culture of continuous growth and learning,â said Rajiv Ramaswami, President and CEO of Nutanix.
âOur people are central to achieving our vision of making clouds invisible and alleviating the underlying complexities for our customers. Adding Anja to our leadership team will allow Nutanix to continue attracting and retaining the best talent that will advance the next phase of hybrid multicloud for our customers. “
âNutanix has entered a new chapter in helping customers navigate a hybrid multicloud future, and our people are essential in creating products and services that enable cloud customers on their terms,â said Hamilton.
âI see a huge opportunity to help shape an aligned and growth-oriented workforce, with a focus on employee well-being, diversity and inclusion, which will result in the both through greater employee engagement and customer success. “
In this role, Hamilton will be responsible for all aspects of human resources. This includes talent acquisition, inclusion and diversity, learning, succession management, engagement, compensation and benefits, health and wellness, and solutions and systems. human resources management. She has extensive experience in human resource management in the e-commerce, semiconductor and entertainment industries. Most recently, Hamilton was Executive Vice President and Director of Human Relations at Poly and Director of Human Resources at Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT).
Prior to that, she held senior human resources positions at Atmel Corporation, eBay, Electronic Arts and several start-ups. She holds a degree in Business Administration from the College of Applied Sciences in Augsburg, Germany. In addition, she holds several certifications in Human Resources Management and an Advanced Diploma in Business Administration / Media Technology from the Professional Academy for Media Tech in Munich, Germany.