Gajendra Chandel

Gajendra Chandel

President, Tata Motors

Biography

Mr. Chandel is currently the President and CHRO, Tata Motors, India’s largest Automotive Company.

He moved to Tata Motors in 2014, from another Tata Group Company, Tata AutoComp Systems where he was the Group CHRO, Tata AutoComp Systems from 2005 to 2014.

At Tata Motors, as part of Executive Committee, he is actively driving turnaround with responsibility of various strategic growth initiatives of the company, pioneered various HR practices which are seen as trendsetters and industry benchmarks.

Prior to joining Tata Group, he worked with Siemens in India, Germany and USA for almost 13 years where he held various assignments, incl. Regional HR Manager (North), Divisional HR Manager for newly formed Telecom Div., Corporate Head for Industrial Relations, Corporate Head of Leadership and HR Development & Head of Siemens ONE, Shared services Project. From 2000 to 2003, he led the Leadership Project at Global Headquarters of Siemens in Munich & subsequently at Siemens USA on a Business Integration Project from 2003-2004.

He was honoured with Leader of the Year award in 1997 by LMI Inc. USA.

Mr. Chandel loves photography, hiking & reading.

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