Rahul Taneja joins Jindal Steel & Power Ltd as Group Chief Human Resource Officer


Former Chief People Officer of Jet Airways, Rahul Taneja joins JSPL as Group CHRO.

Jindal Steel & Power Limited (JSPL), a part of the USD 22 billion diversified O. P. Jindal Group, is amongst India’s fastest-growing and leading business conglomerates with a significant presence in core infrastructure sectors including steel, power, mining and infrastructure. JSPL’s business operations span across the states of Chhattisgarh, Odisha and Jharkhand in India, where it operates some of India’s most advanced steel manufacturing and power generation capacities of global scale. JSPL also has the world’s first DRI plant based on Indian High Ash Coal Gasification. JSPL is amongst the lowest-cost producers of steel and power in India.

Rahul has over 28 years of experience across multiple industries and functions with stints in human resources, corporate strategy, sales & marketing, business development and consulting. He has previously worked with large Indian conglomerates and MNCs like Jet Airways, Essar Group, Dell International, JCB and Mahindra & Mahindra.

A Human Resource professional, Rahul has worked on recasting HR and business processes, right sizing and cost optimization, led change management and cultural transformation, organisation redesign and restructuring. In addition to core HR process and practices, he has worked on mergers & acquisition, divestiture and has led change initiatives across different cultures in geographies such as Middle East, UK, Europe, South East Asia, China, Kenya and United States. He has worked on building contemporary practices in the areas of Talent and Performance, Leadership Development, Succession Planning, managing high potential talent

Rahul has demonstrable crisis management capabilities, leading complex and unprecedented business and economic environments with a calm demeanour and resolve. Strong employee engagement, business partnering and relationship management skills, coupled with proactive external stakeholder relationship management. Have a reputation for finding and nurturing the best talent.

He holds an MBA degree in Marketing from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneshwar and is also a Mechanical Engineer from National Institute of Technology, Bhopal


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