Nupur Mallick is all set to take over as the new HR Chief of Tata Sons as per the report by Times of India.
Mallick is working with Tata Sons from past 21 years. She will replace industry veteran S Padmanabhan who had been heading the HR function for past 18 months. He would be turning 60 this May and hence would be retiring as per the company policy.
Mallick joined TCS as a campus placement hire in 1997, later joined as HR Officer in Mumbai. She was responsible for driving performance-oriented culture, career and succession planning, employee engagement and establishing world class induction process in her tenure in Mumbai. Later, in December 2005 she was appointed as the HR Director for UK and Ireland. Her excellent people and change management skills have helped TCS grow substantially in the geography.
Nupur Mallick is an alumnus of XISS, Ranchi, where she pursued her masters in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations. Her areas of expertise include integrating teams in culturally diverse set-ups, driving operational excellence, retaining and developing talent and structuring compensation & benefits.
Mallick’s proposed appointment highlights Tata Sons chairman N Chandrasekaran’s move to strengthen his leadership team. Chandrasekaran has been building up a support system comprising external hires and candidates from TCS where he was the CEO before becoming the chairman of Tata Sons in February 2017.
Tata Sons Limited is the holding company of the Tata Group and holds the bulk of shareholding in group companies. It was established as a trading enterprise in 1868. About 66% of the equity capital of Tata Sons is held by philanthropic trusts endowed by members of the Tata family. (Source and Image- Times of India)