Kamlesh Dangi has been appointed as Group Chief People Officer at UTI Asset Management Company.
Kamlesh Dangi has acknowledged the move to UTI from Religare in an email to People Matters. He is scheduled to join the new company by end of April 2016. In an emailed statement to People Matters, he said, “I will be carrying his (Leo Puri) HR mandate from May onwards.”
In his 21 years in the industry, the K J Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research alumnus, Dangi started his career at Interlink in 1995 and later moved to Toyo Engineering company, a Japanese firm in 1997 and served as an integral part of the HR team. In about 10 months, he shifted to Shoppers Stop as HR Manager, where, according to his LinkedIn profile, was responsible for one or more portfolios at different times. These include Recruitment, Assessment centre, training and development, performance management, Payroll admin, RAMCO implementation etc.
In 2001, he joined ICICI Bank as the Head of HR for Wholesale Banking Group which mainly included groups Corporate Banking, Investment Banking and Project finance. Apart from this, he was also heading the HR for International Banking Group which has operations in 18 countries with almost 1500 employees. He was responsible for director level compensation for the Bank and its subsidiaries. He was responsible for the implementation of HR system for ICICI Bank and subsequently the entire group.
He worked with ICIC Bank for almost 7 years, and from there he moved to Religare. He joined as the Chief People Officer of Religare in 2008 and was promoted to the position of Global Chief People Officer in 2011 in the same company.