Top 60 CHROs in India

51. Dr. Sanjay Sahoo

Company: GAIL (India) Ltd


A Talent Manager. Joined GAIL – The Youngest Maharatna PSU of India in 2006. Presently Chief Human Resource Manager and responsible for whole gamut of HR of GAIL Western Region, stationed at Mumbai.

52. Pushkar singh kataria

Company: Indus Towers Ltd


Pushkar singh kataria is the CHRO of  Indus Towers Ltd.

53. Sanjay S Singh

Company:UPL Ltd


Started my career in the Civil Services of India and worked on government policies and practices, handled multiple change management assignments with liberalization of Indian economy. Handled big work population of 27K plus. After spending nine years at Civil Services, moved to Singapore for an international MBA that gave good global exposure in a truly cross-cultural context. Started my Corporate career in 2005 focusing primarily on mergers & acquisitions, handling Human Resources for international operations working for Indian organizations with sizeable revenue coming from international markets.

54. Suresh Kumar Sivaraj

Company: Muthoot Finance Ltd


With a professional journey that manifests varied experiences spread across over 2 decades through an array of diverse industries and cultures along with an established track record of devising and executing coherent best-in-class HR vision, strategies & policies to shape high performing cultures and enhance profitability, I have been instrumental to strategic and business performance transformation decisions. I hold a progressive history of organization and culture development, Leadership Recruitment, diversity, equity, and Inclusion strategies. I have bagged several awards for devising remarkable HR initiatives and methodologies whilst attracting & mobilizing top talent worldwide to deliver break through successes.

55. Ruchi Dhanjal

Company: HDFC Mutual Fund


Ruchi Dhanjal is the CHRO of HDFC Mutual Fund.

56. Mike Clarke

Company: Hero MotoCorp Ltd


A business leader driving for excellence as a COO / CHRO. A results-orientated Human Resources and Operations professional delivering success across various sectors and globally. Extensive experience in Automotive and Retail / Service sectors at C-suite level. Significant expertise in leading major transformations and restructuring, “spin off’s” and divestitures – integrations and cultural change programs. A passion deploying talent and succession plans for enterprise growth. Demonstrates a creative, innovative, and pragmatic approach focused on delivering business performance.

57. Mayank Rautela

Company:Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd


Leading teams and cross functional projects to drive Business strategy. Heading Strategic HR function in a global healthcare organisation. Have international experience of heading HR in European Emerging Markets and Middle East. Inclusion & Diversity enthusiast. Lead Organisation Change Management and HR Transformation. HR leadership roles in various industries including Hospitality, Healthcare, Financial Services

58.  Pawan Kumar

Company: Steel Authority of India Ltd


Well grounded in all facets of HR from Human Resource Planning, Recruitment, Wages, Performance Management, Career Planning, Welfare, Training and IR.

Shop Floor experience of handling HR in a manufacturing unit at Bokaro Steel Plant.

Corporate experience of Policy level intervention in the area of IR, Contract Labour, Recruitment, Promotions and Manpower Planning, Employees relations, Technology based HR solutions and developing strategy to align HR to meet Company’s objectives.

59. Yashwant Mahadik

Company: Lupin Ltd


Yashwant Mahadik (Yash) a seasoned global HR professional with over 3 decades of experience in top-notch multinational corporations. Has established a track record of success in all his roles and assignments. His experience is diverse and varies across industries/sectors (Technology, Consumer and Healthcare) and geographies (India, UK, Japan, USA, ASEAN and Europe).

60. Naveen Narayanan

Company:Biocon Biologics


An experienced professional bringing a rich understanding of global Human Capital Strategy, assisting businesses with the challenging task of navigating the digital economy. By combining familiarity of renowned management consultancies like Accenture with in-depth understanding on factors affecting the future of talent & work, I offer trusted advice, execution and forward-thinking solutions to business leaders around the world. My 25 years’ experience in HR spans across several industries including Hospitality, Supply Chain, Banking, Retail, Travel, and IT and 30+ geographies.