Godrej Industries Limited has appointed Rakesh Swami as the Group President and Head, Corporate Affairs with effect from December 1. He comes with over 22 years of experience in corporate affairs, public policy, government and regulatory affairs, business advocacy, strategic planning, conflict management, corporate social responsibility, Public Private Partnership (PPP) and general administration.
At Godrej, Rakesh is set to steer the corporate affairs function and will be responsible for leading Godrej group’s public policy and government relations efforts. He will help enable proactive business centric advocacy with all relevant stakeholders.
Prior to joining Godrej, Rakesh was a part of Honeywell where he was heading government relations and was a core member of the India leadership team. He started his career with Reliance Industries and has also worked with Essar, Tata Motors, John Deere and General Electric.