Amit Kalra

Director and Chief Transformation Officer, HLE Glascoat Limited

Amit is the Director and Chief Transformation Officer at HLE Glascoat Limited since February 2021. Prior to that, he 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 transformation at family run organizations and uses his unique people-centric approach to build new mindsets, structures, practices and processes to help mid-sized family run organizations scale-up.
Amit frequently speaks on leadership, entrepreneurship and organizational consciousness at various IITs, other premier institutes and entrepreneurial forums across India. He holds academic degrees from India and Germany in Chemical 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 and has spent 13 years in Germany and Switzerland prior to that.