Maruti Suzuki appoints Satish Mohapatra as VP & Head Central HR

Maruti Suzuki India Limited appoints Satish Mohapatra as VP & Head Central HR
Satish will be currently playing the role of the Head of the Central HR function of Maruti Suzuki India Ltd and will be based out of New Delhi.

A subsidiary of Suzuki Motor Corporation, Maruti Suzuki India Limited has appointed Satish Mohapatra as Vice President & Head Central HR. In this role, he will be based out of New Delhi.

Satish Mohapatra, VP and Head – Central HR, Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) said, “My initial focus and priorities would be to study the existing culture of India’s No. 1 passenger car company, with a rich legacy of 40 years and a dominant market share of more than 40 percent, and bring in a new age, progressive people practices that would help MSIL attract and retain millennial tech talent.”

He is a visionary HR Leader with over 25 years of rich and extensive experience spreading across Automobile, Telecom, Oil & Gas, Engineering & IT which includes India’s largest passenger car maker, a top-notch global technology giant, and 2 super-brand Indian corporates.

He has spread his career across all verticals of HR, including HR strategy, Business Partnering, Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, HR M&A, HR Shared Services, Industrial Relations, Strategic Workforce Planning, Global Mobility Management, and Compensation & Benefits in a truly global setup.

Prior to Maruti Suzuki India Limited, Satish was associated with Siemens as Vice President & Head People & Orgn (HR) – ‘Smart Infrastructure’, South Asia. He played the role of Sr. HRBP and Head of People & Organisation for the Smart Infrastructure Operating Company of Siemens in the South Asia geography for 4 years between 2019 and 2023.

His previous stints include working with Atos, Indian Oil Corporation Limited, and TATA Communications Ltd. (fka VSNL).

He holds his MA-PMIR, Personnel Management & Industrial Relations, and LLB, Law from Utkal University.


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