Rabi Agrawal has been named Head, Human Resources at FloBiz, a Bengaluru-based fast-growing SMB neobank. The FloBiz team has grown by 300 percent in the previous year, and Rabi will be in charge of the company’s talent acquisition, management, and people operations. Rabi has created and scaled talent acquisition units for major businesses like Zivame and Clearspring throughout the course of his 14-year career (formerly ClearTax). He began his career in human resources as a consultant with CareerNet, where he was a member of the SmartHire team, which specialised in lateral and leadership hiring.
Through its flagship product myBillBook, a leading GST billing and accounting solution, FloBiz is creating an ecosystem of software offerings and financial services to meet the most pressing needs of small and medium-sized businesses in India. FloBiz is fast expanding to become a one-stop solution for enabling SMB growth, with over 1.2 million monthly active firms utilising the platform and creating monthly trade worth over a billion dollars. Rabi will join the team to oversee all elements of FloBiz’s talent and people management, including hiring, team engagement, professional development, and policy management.
Commenting on his appointment, Rabi Agrawal said, “I am excited to be a part of FloBiz and heartened with the organisation’s core ideology of keeping people and teams at the centre of every business decision. Our HR team has enabled great progress even during these unprecedented times. I look forward to designing and delivering impactful people strategies and talent programs to meet organisation-wide objectives and further fuel business growth.”
Rahul Raj, Founder and CEO of FloBiz, said, “Rabi comes with vast experience and expertise in the people function which is critical to the success of any organisation. He has played an instrumental role in his previous stints, especially technical and leadership hiring, and we are thrilled to have him on board to lead the talent and people responsibilities at FloBiz. As a high growth startup, we fundamentally believe in the value of building winning teams, since it’s because of the team that a business becomes a leader in the industry they operate in. Rabi’s addition to our team will be an important step in our mission to power the growth of SMBs through technology.”