Mercer India
India Center of Excellence

Global Presence for Maximum Impact

AHEAD India is one of our strategic initiatives aimed at scaling our service delivery capacity, expanding, and diversifying our recruiting pipeline. By establishing an AHEAD offshoring capability, we anticipate faster organization of project teams, better quality control, and enhanced client experience. This significant and exciting advancement for AHEAD enables us to better address our clients’ needs for larger service engagements and “follow the sun” support.

Meet Praveen Grover

VP & MANAGING DIRECTOR OF AHEAD INDIA

Praveen is a senior executive with over 20 years of experience in enterprise technology and bestshoring; he is adept at leading global organizations and creating and developing high-performing teams.
Achievements

Built the India operations for TriCore Solutions (a leading provider of enterprise applications management) from the ground up – to 400 employees.

Managed the acquisition of TriCore Solutions into Rackspace Technology and established the India Shared  Services Center for Rackspace Technology.

Expanded Rackspace’s India shared services center to more  than 2,500 employees while maintaining a positive operational impact – the largest and most successful workforce strategy transformation program in Rackspace Technology’s history.

Established a Great Place to Work company culture boasting best in the industry employee retention and engagement.

Started out as top salesperson at an international IT solutions provider selling IT professional services along Route 128 in Massachusetts.

Favorite quote: “The blazing fire makes flames and brightness out of everything thrown into it.” – Marcus Aurelius

Praveen

AHEAD INDIA OFFICE VIRTUAL TOUR

Take a virtual tour of the AHEAD office in Gurugram, where you’ll have a chance to meet our awesome team. Aside from its location in the city’s most iconic landmark, One Horizon Center, our office design is rich and culturally vibrant, embodying the spirit of India.

CULTURE AT AHEAD IN INDIA

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Employee Experience

As we grow the India COE, we are investing in employee experience and team building activities to provide a positive employee experience that attracts, grows, and retains top talent.

Towards that end, we regularly organize activities, celebrations, learning lunches, and employee-led clubs that significantly boost team morale and productivity. Our focus on employee well-being ensures a supportive environment where every individual can thrive and contribute their best.

 

 

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Engaged Leadership

AHEAD India employees organize around US Practices and operate as one team and drive a cohesive culture and client experience. AHEAD leadership regularly seeks out a diversity of opinions and ideas to build strategies and solve problems ensuring employees are highly engaged and feel trusted.

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Learning and Development

We foster a culture of continuous learning and development by way of providing opportunities to our employees to enhance their skills, whether through internal training programs, access to online courses, or support for external certifications. Investing in Leaning and Development not only enhances the skills of our employees but also boosts their motivation and engagement levels.

Ahead India group photo
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