Honors India’s Vibrant Cultural Spirit
PUNE: CDK Global Inc. – a leading provider of cloud-based software to dealerships and OEMs across automotive and related industries, celebrated its 9th Family Day on 11th February, Convergence 2024, at Residency Club, Pune. The theme of this year’s Convergence is ‘Celebrating the Journey’ to symbolize the accomplishments of CDK employees, along with their families. CDK’s Convergence has consistently aimed to acknowledge, honor, and express gratitude for the invaluable contributions of the CDK Family towards the organization’s achievements and advancement.
Convergence 2024 started with a ceremonial lamp lighting illuminating the spirit of unity and collaboration. The auspicious gathering was engaged with a video showcasing the spirit of Convergence. An enthralling performance by CDK families left the audience mesmerized and was a showcase of the true spirit of the ethos and culture of CDK India, a great place for all. All the stage performances were dedicated to the unity in diversity with an ode to the unique culture of different states like Kerala, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat Punjab, West Bengal, and Jammu & Kashmir.
Arvind Chaturvedi, Senior Vice President & Managing Director of CDK Global India, welcomed the auspicious gathering. The event concluded with the much-anticipated Awards Night. CDK Global India recognized the relentless endeavors of its employees by honoring them with awards for some of their outstanding contributions at work. The awards demonstrated appreciation for its employees’ commitment, undying efforts, and zeal for creating success at various levels, as the winners were honored with trophies in the loving presence of their family members.
Recognizing the efforts of the CDK Team, Arvind Chaturvedi said, “At CDK, we function as a unified team, leveraging not just our strengths but also taking time to acknowledge and celebrate our collective victories. This year’s theme, ‘Celebrating the Journey,’ beautifully encapsulates our company’s milestones and triumphs. Convergence 2024 serves as a pivotal moment for us to unite as one CDK family, expressing gratitude for the steadfast support we receive from each member. It’s been a remarkable year, made possible by our unwavering belief in one another and the relentless drive of our team.”
A Closing act – Dance Performance celebrated the success and togetherness of CDK families.
While addressing the employees and family members, Joy George, Senior Director and Head of Human Resources, at CDK Global India said, “I’m thrilled to immerse myself in the spirit of Convergence 2024, as it’s eagerly awaited by all of us at the CDK Family. Every day, we witness the remarkable support from our people, and the essence of Convergence 2024 is to recognize and celebrate their efforts. This gala affair is to deeply appreciate the strong teamwork and camaraderie that defines the CDK culture in India and across the globe. As we commemorate our collective journey of the past nine years, we dedicate this event to the spirit of India, a shining example of unity in diversity, much like our CDK family. Through this event, we convey our sincere gratitude to our CDK extended families, who consistently prioritize our well-being and share in the journey of our success.”
Operating in India since May 2015, CDK India boasts a workforce of over 750 employees in Hyderabad and Pune. CDK India has been certified by Great Place to Work (GPTW) five times successively. CDK India has received accolades such as Best Workplace for Women employee, as well as being named among the Best Workplaces in Health & Wellness and the Best Workplace for IT & IT-BPM, among others. The company’s ethos revolves around prioritizing employee well-being and fostering a culture that emphasizes work-life balance. CDK India consistently engages in people-centric initiatives such as CareerX, Peakon Weekly surveys, Monthly Town Halls, and various employee-centric events. Furthermore, the company actively promotes health and wellness through initiatives such as Annual Master Health check-ups, comprehensive insurance benefits, and access to on-call doctors for its employees.