Capgemini has announced the appointment of Anil Jalali as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) for its India operation, effective January 1, 2017. Anil Jalali joins Capgemini in India from IBM India where he was the Executive Director, HR. He takes over from BL Narayan, Vice President and the former HR Head, who joins the Business Services Strategic Business Unit as Head of Solutions & Sales Support from January 1, 2017.
Anil Jalali has over two decades of experience in human resources across diverse portfolios in talent management, leadership development, employee engagement, compensation & benefits (C&B), careers and recruitment and has led various companies in successfully driving transformational changes in a hyper-growth environment with multi-business complexity. As part of the IBM HR Executive Leadership, he led several key initiatives and built teams with a focus on clients and innovative solutions. He was previously responsible for establishing the C&B function as part of the IBM growth strategy. In a prior stint with Wipro, Anil performed a wide variety of roles including heading HR for APAC, managing Business HR, Total Rewards function and Corporate HR. Anil started his career with RPG Group where he played a key role in setting up the HR function for a Telecom JV of RPG-Vodafone, in addition to other assignments.
“With the successful acquisition and integration of IGATE, India is pivotal to the Group’s transformation plans,” Srinivas Kandula, Head of Capgemini in India. “Strategic talent management will play a crucial role in building organisational agility going forward. Anil will be a valuable asset to our HR team and I am confident that his rich experience, along with his understanding of the industry will further strengthen our people strategy in India.”
“As home to almost 100,000 team members, India is poised to play a defining role in driving competitive excellence for the Capgemini Group. I look forward to contributing to this vision,” said Anil Jalali, CHRO, Capgemini in India.