Indrajeet Sengupta, Chief Human Resources Officer at Johnson & Johnson - India & South Asia, has embarked on a new journey in his career by joining Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd as Chief Human Resources Officer.
A human resource professional with multi-industry and multi-geography experience, Sengupta is a trusted business adviser, talent developer, innovation and change leader, adept in leading teams, collaborating across stakeholders and problem solving complex business challenges.
In his new role, he will be responsible for managing human resources at the manufacturing and distribution arm of The Coca-Cola Company in India and will be based out of Bangalore. Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd., is one of India’s largest FMCG manufacturing and distribution companies. The Company owns and operates 18 factories. It also sources from and supports 11 contract packers’ plants. A network of 4,000 distributors and over 2 million retail outlets distribute the beverages manufactured by it. It has about 8,000 employees.
In her welcome message for the new CHRO, Christina Ruggiero, CEO, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt Ltd said, “We welcome Indrajeet to the family. HCCB is in the middle of a very interesting phase in its journey as it evolves into a company of significant scale and size. We aim to leverage his vast experience and expertise of many markets and multiple industries, in building the People capabilities at HCCB.”
In his former role as Chief Human Resources Officer at Johnson & Johnson - India & South Asia, Sengupta was leading the transformation of the HR function to a progressive business partner, by collaborating with global/regional stakeholders. As HR now cuts across sectors and functions as an Enterprise team with Centers of Excellence; his role included delivering directly to 6000+ employees and associates and enhancing the employee experience. He also provided thought leadership with a focus on reputation, external outreach, innovation, talent, diversity & inclusion, employer branding, governance and business conduct. Prior to this, he had worked with organizations like Mars and GE Healthcare.