Manufacturing major Polycab India on Wednesday announced to onboard former Tata Motors Head – HR, commercial vehicles, sales & customer care, Rajesh Nair as Executive President and CHRO.
Nair, an MBA and BE (Mechanical) from Mumbai University, resigned from Tata Motors on Saturday where he was working for more than 28 years. With Tata Motors, Nair worked in various key leadership roles in sales, marketing, new business development in the passenger vehicle business.
Nair also led Tata Motors’ utility vehicles business division and was responsible for revenue and profits. He created and built the pre-owned car business model and managed the Sumo and Safari Brands and headed sales and customer care for the western region after starting his career in international business.
After spending more than 18 years in Tata Motors, Nair was elevated as Head – HR, talent acquisition, corporate & administration in 2011. For almost seven years, he headed Business HR for the Corporate functions, while also leading efforts to integrate, leverage, and optimize HR Shared Services and Admin functions.
In 2018, Nair was assigned the role of Head – HR, commercial vehicles, sales & customer care which he served till May 2021.