President, Group CHRO, Vedanta Group
Rajesh Padmanabhan is currently “President, Group CHRO” for all businesses of Vedanta Group. He has a rich and distinguished career of 29 years, which encompasses corporate banking, leasing, structured finance and global human resources. Prior to his current role at Vedanta, Rajesh was Corporate Vice President and Head of HR for all businesses at Capgemini India, encompassing Application services, IT Infrastructure Management, Consulting and BPO. He has held senior positions of responsibility at Patni Computers, Essel Propack, ICICI Group and the Oberoi Group. His HR specialization includes Organizational excellence, Leadership solutioning, Learning and Development, Centres of expertise, Strategic HR practice, Global compensation & benefit, Organizational restructuring & HR Shared services. He is a certified executive coach & a holds Double Master’s degree in Human Resources and Finance from the University of Mumbai.