JCB India Ltd, the manufacturer of earthmoving and construction equipment, has announced the appointment of Umesh Hota as Executive Vice President- Human Resources.
In his new role, Umesh will be responsible for being in charge of human resources, administration, and corporate social responsibility.
Prior to joining JCB India, he worked with Aditya Birla Group in leadership positions in two of their manufacturing companies Hindalco Industries Ltd and UltraTech Cement Ltd.
Previously, Umesh has also worked with Bausch+Lomb and Reckitt Benckiser, among others in various leadership roles in the HR space.
Umesh is an MBA from the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Kolkata, and a Law Graduate from Sambalpur University in Odisha. He has over three decades of diverse experience in various facets of HR operations.
Welcoming Umesh Hota, the company said in a statement, “In his previous assignments, Umesh has proved his mettle in driving change, managing growth in various M&A as well as in establishing vibrant organizations while transiting large projects into operations”
“In UltraTech Cement he is credited for driving cultural transformation and creating smart/agile organization in the three large acquisitions of Jaypee, Binani, and Century cement assets, which have been examples to emulate,” It said
JCB is a privately owned engineering and manufacturing company in the UK. It has manufacturing facilities on four continents. JCB is present in India since 1979 and manufactures earthmoving and construction equipment from five factories present in the country.
The company employs 5,000 people in its Indian operations