Namrata Gill Tyagi

VP Corporate HR - Dr. Reddy's

Namrata Gill Tyagi is the Vice President for Corporate Human Resources at Dr Reddy's Laboratories, one of the leading Pharmaceutical companies in India. A post-graduate in Electronics from NIT Kurukshetra, Namrata gradually realized that her true calling was in Human Resources, which led her to pursue a career in this profession. In a career spanning over 15 years so far, she has worked in in ITC, Phillips and Mahindra & Mahindra, before joining Dr Reddy's as their Vice President HR.

During her stint at Mahindra & Mahindra, she handled HR Strategy, Organizational Effectiveness, Talent Management and Leadership Development for a diverse workforce of over 12000, and was awarded by Will Forum as an Upcoming Woman Leader and the IWLF Woman Leader for outstanding contribution in HR. At Dr Reddy's, she heads the Corporate HR Function and handles areas which include Compensation & Benefits, Performance Management, HR Technology and Campus Engagement among others, for a workforce of 20000 spread across 25 countries.

Known among the HR Fraternity for her passion for the Human Resource function as well as for her boundless energy and unorthodox personality, she belongs to the bunch of people who successfully and relentlessly challenge the status quo.

On the personal front, she is a mother to one, a voracious reader, writer and an ardent learner. Some of her favorite books include "Great by Choice" and "Dissolve the box". Her articles on Employer Branding and Gen Y have been published in People Matters and NHRD, apart from which, she also periodically publishes on LinkedIn. With a strong conviction that Learning is a never-ending journey, she continued to educate herself in Human Behavior & Personality and is certified in MBTI and McQuaig among others.

She fervently believes in the power of having an information-rich network to have a continuous personal and professional growth and the necessity to have a digital presence to make your mark in this day and age. Her vision is to be the best Human Resource professional in the world, for which, she is known to set audacious goals and empower herself and her teams to achieve them.