Unisys Strengthens Leadership with New Chief Human Resources Officer


BLUE BELL, PA — Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS), a global information technology solutions provider, recently named Ruchi Kulhari as its new Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). This appointment takes immediate effect, with Kulhari reporting directly to Unisys Chair and CEO Peter Altabef.

The role of CHRO is increasingly critical in the dynamic IT industry, where attracting, retaining, and developing top talent is essential for maintaining a competitive edge. “Our CHRO is a critical role for us, as recruiting, retaining, developing, and transforming our workforce to meet the needs of our clients and associates is paramount to our success,” Altabef emphasized. He lauded Kulhari’s extensive experience and strong capabilities as key factors that make her an exceptional addition to the company’s senior leadership team.

Kulhari brings over two decades of human resources experience to Unisys, having held senior positions at several leading companies. Most recently, she served as the Chief People Officer at Coforge, where she played a pivotal role in shaping the company’s human resources strategy. Her career also includes significant stints at Infosys and EXL Services, where she led various HR functions such as organizational development, learning and development, and HR integration for mergers and acquisitions.

Her academic background is equally impressive, holding a Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology from Pune University, a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with Honors from the Institute for Excellence in Higher Education, and a certificate in Organizational Change Management, Human Resources Development from Harvard Business School Executive Education.

This appointment is significant for several reasons. First, it signals Unisys’s commitment to strengthening its human capital strategy—a crucial element in the technology sector where innovation and agility are vital for success. The role of CHRO goes beyond traditional human resources management, encompassing talent acquisition, workforce development, and shaping corporate culture to adapt to rapidly changing market demands.

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Furthermore, Kulhari’s diverse experience across global markets and her expertise in integrating HR strategies with business goals could provide Unisys with a competitive advantage. As companies navigate the complexities of digital transformation, the ability to attract and retain skilled professionals is more important than ever. Kulhari’s leadership could play a key role in ensuring Unisys not only meets but exceeds these challenges.

For industry watchers, this appointment highlights the growing importance of strategic human resources management in the tech industry. As companies strive to innovate and adapt, the value of experienced HR leadership in driving organizational change and fostering a culture of continuous improvement cannot be overstated.

As Kulhari steps into her new role, the industry will be keen to see how her strategies and leadership contribute to Unisys’s growth and adaptation in an ever-evolving technological landscape.

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