Here are some major shuffles and shifts in leadership positions

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Here are some major shuffles and shifts in leadership positions

Year 2018 saw major changes in leadership positions in the corporate world. Here are some expertsof major hiring, shuffles, shifts and exits in leadership positions in 2018:

Here are some major shuffles and shifts in leadership positions


● Executive Vice President and CHRO of Sun Pharma, YashwantMahadik stepped down.

● Essar namedKaustabhSonalkar as President HR, CEO at Essar Foundation

● Infogainannounced Rajiv Naithani as Head of India HR.


● RajagopalanRaghavan named as Senior Vice-President HR Amazon’s HR executive.

● Telecommunications Company Ericsson announcedPriyankaAnand as HR Head of SEA, Oceania and India.

● Indian Oil namedRanjan Kumar Mohapatra as Director HR.


● Walmart Labs India announcedSudeepRalhan Senior Director HR.

● SumitNeogi was named as VP-HR of Reliance Industries.

● UnmeshPawarleft as Global MD Human Resources, Accenture.

● Sanjay Jorapur, CHRO, Hero Motocorp stepped down.


● Anand Shankar, Senior strategist and consultant joined Deloitte Consulting as Partner & Leader HR Transformation.

● Food ordering and delivery platform Swiggy namedMadhavVamsi as their Head of Talent & Culture.

● Standard Chartered Bank, India, announced the appointment of SachinGupte as its new Head of Human Resources.

● NupurMallickappointed as new HR Chief of Tata Sons.

● Rahul Pinjarkar, Vice President HR, Saint-Gobain stepped down from his role.


● AirAsia India CEO Amar Abrolstepped down to be back to parent firm.


● YashwantMahadikannounced the pharmaceutical company, Lupin as President Global Human Resources.

● DayanandAllapur, CHRO - Global Head of HR, Business Services at Capgemini moved into a new role as Global Head of HR of Digital Operations with Cognizant.


● IndrajeetSengupta, Chief Human Resources Officer at Johnson & Johnson - India & South Asia, joined Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd as Chief Human Resources Officer.

● Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL), appointed Animesh Kumar as the Chief People Officer.

● IndraNooyi stepped down as the CEO from PepsiCo.


● LianeHornsey joined the cybersecurity company Palo Alto Networks as their EVP and Chief People Officer.

● AnnellaHeytens, VP Human Resources APJC, Cisco stepped down and joined Coca-Cola as Chief People Officer of their Bottling Investments Group.


● BinnyBansal stepped down as Group CEO, Flipkart

● Paytm Payments Bank appointed Satish Kumar Gupta as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the digital bank.


● Sasken Technologies appointed Vinita Shrivastava as the Chief People Officer (CPO).

● Dave Stephenson to replace Lawrence Tosi and join Airbnb as CFO starting January 2019.

● Nielsen Holdings appointed David Kenny from IBM as Chief Executive Officer.

● AirAsia India appointed Sanjay Kumar as its Chief Operating Officer (COO) with effect from December 03, 2018.

● Smriti Singh has been appointed as the new Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) of Flipkart.

● Ashok Leyland MD and CEO VinodDasari resigned

● Infosys has appointed JayeshSanghrajka as the interim chief financial officer of the company.

● Ex Indigo President AdityaGhosh joined OYO Hotels & Homes as Senior Advisor.

● Apple appointed AshishChowdhary as its India Head with effect from January 2019.

● Adarsh Nair appointed as BhartiAirtel’s Chief Product Officer


● Renault Nissan Automotive India names BijuBalendran as MD & CEO

● James Quincey takes over as Chairman of Coca-Cola

● Zomato CFO Sameer Maheshwary stepped down in less than 6 months

● PrabirJha, President and Global Chief Officer of Cipla stepped down from the company.

● DurgaRaghunath, CEO - Indian Express Digital Media Services is all set to join Zomato as Senior Vice President.

● Y K Koo, the CEO & MD Hyundai India has stepped down and will be reporting back to the headquarters in Korea

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