Anand Mahindra apologises to Tech Mahindra’s sacked employee

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Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) Executive Chairman of Mahindra Group Anand Mahindra and MD and CEO of Tech Mahindra C.P. Gurnani on Friday expressed regret over the manner in which an employee of the IT major was asked to quit.

“I want to add my personal apology. Our core value is to preserve the dignity of the individual and we’ll ensure this does not happen in future,” Mahindra twitted.

The development comes a day after the audio clip of the conversation between the employee and the HR representative of Tech Mahindra went viral on audio distribution platform SoundCloud.

During the conversation, the HR representative instructed the employee to either quit by next day or be fired. However, the authenticity of the audio clip was not independently verified.

On his part, Tech Mahindra MD and CEO Gurnani twitted: “I deeply regret the way the HR rep (representative) and employee discussion was done. We have taken the right steps to ensure it doesn’t repeat in the future.”

–IANS

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