PwC India and Darwinbox announce strategic alliance to elevate enterprise HR Transformation

November 30, 2023 – PwC India, today announced a strategic partnership with Darwinbox, a leading Software as a Service (SaaS) based human resource (HR) technology firm with an aim to help organisations across India to revolutionise HR transformation solutions.

India has a rapidly evolving workforce, and the need for efficient and agile HR solutions has never been greater. This alliance aims to bring forth the essential HR innovations – with a combination of Darwinbox’s cutting-edge Human Capital Management (HCM) technology across the Hire-to-Retire employee lifecycle and PwC India’s extensive industry expertise in driving HR technology and digital transformations throughout Indian enterprises.

Commenting on the alliance, Kameswara Rao, Partner, One Consulting at PwC India, stated: "More than ever, business leaders need HR to be proactive and creative partners, as they work together to address changing business strategies and new ways of delivering work. With this partnership, we will support our clients with data-driven insights to modernise their HR capabilities and talent. PwC’s expertise combined with Darwinbox’s technology solution will help our clients transform their workforce, innovate with key talent, in meeting human capital demands.”

Somick Goswami, Partner & Leader - Transformation at PwC India, said "PwC India's strong industry and HR Transformation experience combined with Darwinbox's technology will reshape how businesses manage their human capital. Along with Darwinbox’s scalable, user-centric design and an intuitive and engaging experience, we hope to develop smarter people strategies for our clients to create a stronger workforce."

Speaking on the partnership, Vivek Belgavi, Partner & Leader - Alliances & Ecosystems, PwC India said: “We are enthusiastic about this partnership with Darwinbox. It is a significant step toward offering our clients a complete HCM solution that integrates seamlessly with their business needs.

Jayant Paleti, Co-founder at Darwinbox said, "We are delighted to join forces with PwC India, a group of great stature and reach. This alliance is not just a collaboration, it's a testament to the shared commitment of two industry leaders. By blending PwC's vast industry expertise with our innovative HR technology, we are poised to redefine the HR landscape as we continue to build for the future of work. We look forward to the collective impact our partnership will have on transforming HR."

Rudraditya Bhattacharya, Darwinbox Regional Sales Head (West) India said, "This alliance opens new doors for us, enabling us to extend our innovative HR solutions to a broader audience, reinforcing our commitment to making a meaningful difference in the way organisations manage their workforce."

The strategic alliance between Darwinbox and PwC India envisions bringing significant value into the HR landscape in India, providing organisations with the tools, insights, and support they need to excel in the dynamic world of workforce management. This partnership represents a shared commitment to innovation in HCM, offering a brighter future for businesses across the country.

About Darwinbox

Darwinbox is a leading SAAS-based HR tech unicorn in India, empowering organisations to automate HR processes and elevate the employee experience. Rated the highest globally among HCM players on Gartner’s customer review platform, Peer Insights, Darwinbox is trusted by 900+ global enterprises with more than 2.5 million employees spread across 110+ countries.

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