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Nihar Ranjan Ghosh

President - Human Resource
Emami Limited.

Nihar Ranjan Ghosh, is currently the President – Human Resource for Emami Limited, the flag ship company of USD 3 billion Emami Group.

In his previous assignment Nihar held the responsibility of Executive Director - Corporate Human Resource at USD 3 billion RP Sanjiv Goenka Group. Nihar was also a founding member and Executive Director - HR for the Retail Sector of RP - Sanjiv Goenka Group for over a decade, with responsibility for Spencer’s Retail Limited, Music World Retail Ltd. and Au Bon Pain Café India Limited. He graduated with a Master’s Degree in Social Works from Indore School of Social Work in 1985 and was a Gold Medalist of the batch.

Nihar is a seasoned HR professional with nearly three decades of rich and diverse experience in Multinational Corporation, Family Managed Conglomerates, Federal Agency and Academic Institution in India, Asia Pacific Region & Middle East Region. His critical management and consulting assignments span FMCG, Food Processing, Petrochemical, Engineering, Retail, Knowledge Management and Health Care sector.

Nihar held HR leadership roles in Johnson & Johnson Medical India & Asia Pacific, Alghanim Industries and Human Soft Limited in Kuwait and at Profiles International in Dubai. In the early part of his career, he has also worked at Indian Institute of Management – Ahmedabad (IIMA), National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) and Reliance Industries. Nihar’s areas of interest include Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Organization Development, Performance Management & Executive Coaching. He is also an active trainer, process facilitator and regular speaker at national & international industry & professional forums. Nihar is passionate about helping others grow by harnessing their potential and encoutraging them to blossom.

Nihar is a life member of National HRD Network (NHRDN) and has served as Member on the National Executive Board of NHRDN (2011 – 2015)and was the Regional President of NHRDN (2013-2015) for Eastern India. He has also been an Honorary National Professor of NHRDN and was in the Industry Advisory Board of IIM, Ranchi. Nihar is also Co-chiar of CII Eastern Region HR & IR Committee (2017 -18) and currently a member of CII National Committee on Leadership and CII National Committer on HR & IR .