Sumo India, part of the Sumo Digital family, has announced the appointment of a new HR manager of operations. Ashish Bhawkar will be responsible for looking after the HR operations and engagement activities across both the Pune and Bangalore studios. 

“As Sumo India Studios continues to grow across both its Pune and Bangalore locations, it is essential that we continue to ensure the highest quality support and well-being for our people.It’s great to welcome Ashish to the already excellent HR team we have here,” said Sumo India Studios studio director Stewart Neal.

Ashish brings a wealth of experience having gained a Master’s degree in business administration, specialising in marketing and human resources. He’s a seasoned professional with experience in human resources and has worked in the ITES, IT and VFX industries.

Bhawkar said “The games industry has so many creative people and working with them is what I’m most looking forward to. I have close to 15 years of experience, and I felt it was time to implement my learnings in this industry; and what better place to begin than with Sumo India.”