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Dr. Jayant Kumar is the Jt President-HR, Adani Group

After serving for about more than 5 years with Tata Powers as Chief of Business HR and later as CHRO, Dr. Jayant is now with Adani Group as Joint President-HR.

Before Tata Power Dr. Jayant was executive vice president-HR at Marico for over a year. He has also served as VP-HR with Tata Teleservices and as GM-HR with Reliance Communications.

With a degree in personnel management from the Xavier Institute of Social Sciences (XISS) and law from the Mumbai University with PhD in talent management, Dr. Jayant is a perfect blend of HR and ER. He served for about 11 years in NTPC taking care of employee relations also.

Dr. Jayant says, “I strive to perfect collaborative and developmental leadership style for myself. I have been able to make People & Culture related impact in complex business environment because of the professional acumen and patience honed over the years. While confronted with intricate business issues, natural approach is to get to the fundamentals and execute solution with optimum short term and long term balance. I am sensitive to people & their needs and derive joy by enabling others progress in their jouney of self discovery & potential actualization. I have been able to influence & shape People, Culture & Business systems through a collaborative approach in the spirit of creating relevant, simple & sustainable solutions.

I believe in having a sound & integrated HR Strategy based on the facts & insights for long term institution building as well as to cater to the short & mid-term requirements. Seamless execution of the agreed plans is my passion.”