Baxter India has appointed Kumar Gautam as its HR Head. Gautam was earlier working with Whirlpool of India Ltd as Director & Head of Human Resources, India Business.
He has broad international experience as an HR leader spanning across India, China, Hong-Kong, Australia and Europe.
The Symbiosis Institute of Business Management alumnus, Gautam has worked extensively at Whirlpool from 2006 till mid-June 2016. His main responsibility as he has shared on LinkedIn talks about: Cultural transformation, Building go-to-market and Talent Capability which has led to improvement in Talent Mix, Productivity, Market Share & Engagement through HR actions in B2B, Trade Channel and Retail space. He has also been involved in integrating large spread out retail work-force through technology and building go-to-market capability to support “Counter Extraction” and hence impacting market share.
Gautam specializes in Organization Design; Organization Capability & Effectiveness; Employer Branding; Building Organizational Culture; Leadership Development; Succession Management; Executive Coaching; Sales force effectiveness; Retail Management; Nurturing best cost innovation culture.
Prior to Whirlpool, Gautam was also part of Xerox as HR Manager from 2004-2006.