Amit Kalra

Chief Transformation Officer, HLE Glascoat Former CFO and Director, HR, Hilti Manufacturing India

Prior to his recent role as the Chief Transformation Officer, HLE Glascoat, Amit was the Member of the Executive Management Team at Hilti Manufacturing India, which is a subsidiary of the Europe-based multinational Hilti Group. With close to two decades of exhaustive experience, Amit has worked across some of the world’s large engineering and technology companies, including Hilti, Umicore and Infineon, and has held leadership positions internationally. Amit is passionate about organizational development and his life purpose is to build and help other leaders build caring and high performing organizations. Amit frequently speaks on leadership, entrepreneurship and organizational consciousness at various IITs, other premier institutes and entrepreneurial forums across India on his original content known as “we need to move from ambition to vision” and “six pillars of organizational greatness”. He holds academic degrees from India and Germany in Engineering and an MBA from ESSEC Mannheim Business School with campuses in Germany and France. He is also a certified Culture Transformation practitioner from Barrett Values Center UK and a Yoga and Meditation practitioner from Isha Yoga Center and is a promoter of Conscious Leadership. He is married, has one child, is settled in Gujarat since the last 6 years and has spent 13 years in Germany and Switzerland prior to that.