Gajendra Chandel

Founder and CEO, Viribus Unitis Consulting Former President and CHRO, Tata Motors

Gajendra Chandel is Former President and CHRO, Tata Motors. He joined Tata Motors in 2014, from another Tata Group Company, Tata AutoComp Systems where he was the Group CHRO from 2005 to 2014. At Tata Motors, he led the Reorganisation, Restructuring and Re-energising Project as part of the Transformation agenda with the responsibility of various strategic growth initiatives of the company. He also pioneered Next-Gen HR and business practices, seen as trendsetters and industry benchmarks. In pursuit of transformation, he piloted significant initiatives, e.g., building a robust leadership pipeline, rejuvenated business performance process re-skilling/up-skilling, employee experience and resource productivity, market footprint, customer experience, making the organisation agile and lean fighting machine, to be amongst the top global players. Previously, he worked with Siemens in India, Germany and USA for almost 13 years where he held various operational and strategic assignments at local, country and international levels, including the Global Leadership Framework Project. He was honoured with the Leader of the Year Award in 1997 by LMI Inc. USA. Gajendra loves photography, hiking and reading. It is Gajendra’s dream to create, support, coach and guide at least a dozen successful entrepreneurs.