Top 40 CHROs in India 2023

31. Harshvendra Soin

Company: Tech Mahindra Ltd


Harshvendra Soin, popularly known as Harsh, is the Global Chief People Officer, and Head of Marketing, People Supply Chain and Corporate Services at Tech Mahindra, a Mahindra Group Company.

Harsh focuses on people experience to delivers on TechM’s promise of ‘freedom to explore’ to its people. He is building a purpose-driven, people-centric, and performance-led company. He works closely with the leadership teams at TechM and Mahindra, delivering a signature universal Mahindra experience to all.

32. Sandeep Gautam

Company: Adani Transmission Ltd


As Head of Human Resources, my team and I help organizations successfully achieve business goals and have capable, motivated human capital aligned to business strategy. My fascination for organizations and process of institution building lead me to study and practice management. In my effort to decipher the elements, I chose Human Resources as a field to deliver maximum impact.

33. Daminee Sawhney

Company: Zomato Ltd


She is the CHRO of Zomato Ltd.

34. Biplab Baksi

Company: Dabur India Ltd


HR Leader with passion for growing Business, People and bringing positive Cultural change.

As a career HR professional with 26 years of experience, I had the opportunity to work and grow in diverse HR areas thus cultivating diverse set of HR skills in change management, leadership development, coaching & mentoring, integrated Talent Management, Remuneration & Rewards, Talent Selection and Employee Relations. Over a period and with increasing responsibilities I developed a keen sense of Business Partnering and making sure that HR Programs are delivering the business Results. HR Exposure in various cultures such as South Africa, Switzerland, Oceania and having led diverse Teams in multiple cultures and geographies has added to my abilities to understand cultural nuances and contextualise HR programs for maximum effectiveness and business results. 

35. Chandra Bhattacharjee

Company: Grasim Industries Ltd


38. Ranjan Kumar Mohapatra

Company: Indian Oil Corporation Ltd


A graduate Mechanical Engineer from BITS, Pilani, have done Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar. Joined IOC in 1987 and since then have taken up different assignments in the fields of Terminal Operations, Supply Chain Management & Logistics. Better known for acumen and in-depth knowledge in Supply Chain & Logistics, had been associated with evacuation of finished products from Indian Oil’s domestic Refineries, developing & signing of Product upliftment agreements of Indian Oil with Stand Alone Refiners and other Marketing Companies in India. Was also one of the main architects of the successful fuel quality up-gradation process of Oil Marketing Companies in India in 2010. Headed the Operation Function of Maharashtra State Office in India, which has the largest number of Oil terminals & depots, from April 2010 to Jan 2012.Prior to taking over the current assignment was the Managing Director of IndianOil (Mauritius) Ltd., the wholly owned subsidiary of Indian Oil Corporation, led a team of young professionals, registering sizable growth in Market Share and Profitability, with IndianOil (Mauritius) becoming the 9th largest company in Mauritius and second largest Oil Company.

39. Dr. Mohan Seetharaman

Company: Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd


He is the CHRO of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.

40. Manish Sinha

Company: Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd


Global HR Professional with significant experience in leadership and organisation development, executive coaching, org design, HR transformation, acquisition integration & cultural assimilation.