News: GRAB appoints Shantanu Bhattacharya as Head HR


GRAB appoints Shantanu Bhattacharya as Head HR

Former CHRO at NISA Global, Shantanu Bhattacharya joins GRAB as Head HR. In his new role, Shantanu will manage a workforce of 6,000 staff as well as oversee the frontline rider fleet at GRAB, among the largest fleet sizes in India.
GRAB appoints Shantanu Bhattacharya as Head HR

Among India's leading last mile logistics service for businesses, GRAB, has appointed Shantanu Bhattacharya as Head HR.

Shantanu brings more than two decades of extensive experience in the HR domain. He has led the people function across multiple global MNCs and Indian conglomerates, in the likes of GE, Nokia, ABP Group, Reliance ADAG and NISA Global. Shantanu joins GRAB from NISA Global where he served as the Vice President and CHRO.

“It is indeed exciting to be part of GRAB. I look forward to working closely with the leadership team to prioritise profitability and build a credible employee value proposition that contributes to the company's growth,” said Shantanu Bhattacharya of his new role. 

“I believe the logistics sector in India is one of the most exciting sectors to work for at this time as I was looking to explore a different sector to add to my learning curve,” he added.

Shantanu’s diverse industry experience enabled him to build a strong expertise in building the right culture, managing performance, engagement, capability development, leadership development and coaching, leadership hiring, talent management, OD interventions, restructuring, and M&A deals with strategic HR interventions to support business growth. 

As Head HR at GRAB -  a company with one of the largest fleet size in a country with more than 1 lakh gig workers - Shantanu will be responsible for leading the company’s HR function as well as overseeing the frontline rider fleet of GRAB. 

Welcoming Shantanu onboard, Nishant Vora, Co-founder and Director of Grab, said, “We are rapidly scaling our business, expanding the platform and enhancing the consumer experience. Hiring the right talent and engaging them effectively will play an important role in our mission to empower employee growth and engagement. Shantanu's diverse experience will help us scale our business agenda and construct a talent framework.”

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