EPC giant KEC International appoints Somraj Roy as new Chief Human Resources Officer, effective from Jan 2019. He replaces to Vasudevan Narasimha, Executive Director- HR who resigned from KEC International recently and has joined Thrush Blubirdz Advisory LLP as Managing Partner.
KEC International is a global infrastructure Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) major with presence across Power Transmission & Distribution, Railways, Civil, Smart Infrastructure, Cables and Solar. KEC has powered infrastructure development in 100 countries across the world and successfully executed projects in inhospitable terrains.
Prior to joining KEC, Somraj was working with Larsen & Toubro as the GM-Corporate HR. He joined L&T in 1996 as Senior Deputy General Manager- HR, and he was responsible for talent management and organisational development in heavy engineering.
Somraj has over 24 years experience in Human Resources and prior to his long tenure of almost 21 years with L&T, he also worked with companies like Reliance and Transpek industries in early phase of his career journey.
He is commerce graduate from Kelkar College and completed his master’s in personnel management and human resources from JDC BYTCO Institute of Management Studies and Research. Additionally, he did an E-HRM programme from IIM Calcutta. And he also holds a diploma in labour laws and legislations from the University of Pune.