Kaustubh Sonalkar joins Welspun as Group Director HCM, Comms, CSR and General Affairs
A trailblazer and a disruptive thought designer with strong people skills, versatility, and leadership, Kaustubh Sonalkar joins Welspun Group as Group Director HCM, Comms, CSR, and General Affairs, effective December 2020.
Most recently prior to this, Kaustubh was working as Group President – Human Resource, Essar | CEO – Essar Foundation | CEO – ECSLLP since January 2018.
With an eye for reformation, Kaustubh is known for his art of achieving business excellence with talent prosperity. He has spearheaded flagship initiatives on transgender workplace sensitization, menstrual hygiene management, development of rural and tribal sporting talent as well as mainstream corporate employability of the specially-abled.
In a career spanning over two decades, Kaustubh has held key positions at Future Group India and PwC as Chief People Officer and Partner (Executive Director) respectively.
Previously, he was associated with Essar for about a decade and rose up the ranks to the position of Senior Vice President and Head Human Resource. He has also had a short yet significant stint with the United Nations.
Kaustubh has a keen interest in cricket, cinema, music, and art. Recently, he published his own book titled ‘Fetch Your Own Coffee’ through Penguin Random House.
Welspun Group, is an Indian multinational Conglomerate company, headquarters in Mumbai, India, whose core industries are steel, energy, and textiles. The Group is doing business in over 50 countries with 25890 employees and over 1,000,000 shareholders.