S M Gupta
Global Chief People Officer
S.M.Gupta steers the Human Resource function handling the multi-cultural, multi-lingual and socio-economically diverse 41000+ strong workforce of Aegis. He brings with him over 29 years of HR experience across the IT, ITES, Telecom, Retail, Oil and FMCG sectors. In his previous roles, he was associated with organizations such as Tata, Reliance, Kansai Nerolac Paints, Cadila Pharmaceuticals and Essar Oil managing diverse and dynamic functions of People Management, Human Resource Re-engineering, Talent Development and Training. He joined the Essar Group in 2005, and previously led the HR department for the Telecom and Oil business units of the group. In 2008, he took over the overarching HR function for Aegis, the IT, Technology and ITES arm of the Essar Group. Through his strategic vision, astute decision making and unmatched execution, he has enabled and inspired innovative people strategies, policies and programs for Aegisites across 10 countries. Under his leadership, Aegis was successful in integrating more than 9 companies across 7 geographies, and today, he is building an institution by bringing over 41000 happy people together.