Deloitte's Partner and Chief Talent Officer, SV Nathan has been appointed as the National President of NHRDN for 2021-23. He will be taking over the current outgoing president Dr. Krish Shankar as the new national president. Nathan, who is currently the member of the India leadership team and part of the talent executive leadership of Deloitte, Asia Pacific, has a rich experience of more than three decades in the HR domain. Nathan has earlier served as honorary national secretary, NHRDN, for four years, from 2013 to 2017.
“It is my privilege to serve as the National President of NHRDN, the largest body of HR professionals in India. I hope to discharge my duties with all your support and best wishes,” Nathan announced in a post on social media.
He has worked across manufacturing, services, telecom, information technology and professional services. Having joined Deloitte in 2005, as Senior Director and Chief Talent Officer, he has already spent over 16 years in the company.
Nathan has been a regular speaker at national and international forums. An alumnus of XLRI Jamshedpur, he started his career with ICI India as a personnel manager in 1983. After successfully leading the HR and IR matters for ICI in South India for 11 years, he moved on to Sterling Holiday Resorts as general manager – HR in 1994. In 1998, he joined Microland as VP-HR, before shifting to Planetasia (GCI) as chief people officer three years later. Nathan’s next stop was Reliance Infocomm, where he was head – HR, for about two years, responsible for end to end HR services for the Network Division of the company.