Sumit Neogi, who had joined Reliance Industries as Vice President, Human Resource, Services in March 2018 has quit and joined The Lubrizol Corporation as the HR Director for South Asia and the Middle East geography.
With this, Neogi ends his second stint with Reliance Industries where he had earlier worked in 2011 and rose to become the Head - Group HR Capability Development in four years. In his current stint at Reliance, he was reporting to Ashwani Prashara, Chief Human Resource Officer, Hydrocarbons at Reliance Industries.
Prior to joining Reliance, he was working as a Senior HR Director at the pharma company Cipla. He had joined Cipla in January 2016 as Head Business HR, Corporate Functions. In September 2016, he was elevated to Senior Director & Head HR Commercial – Chronic & Emerging, Alternate Channels and Super Specialities.
An alumnus of XLRI Jamshedpur, Neogi is a human resource professional with 17+ years of experience in the domain and has worked with organizations such as Cipla, Aon, Reliance Industries, and Bharat Petroleum.
Meanwhile, The Lubrizol Corporation is a provider of specialty chemicals for the transportation, industrial, and consumer markets. Since 2011, Lubrizol has been a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway. With this appointment, the Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary with an employee headcount of approximately 8,300 people globally, will be able to leverage Neogi’s vast experience for South Asia and the Middle East regions.
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