Salil has 19 years of rich and diverse experience in Human Resources as well as in General Management with reputed organizations. He has successfully led diverse HR responsibilities in areas of Organization Strategy & Design, Talent & Leadership Development, Employee Engagement, Global HR, Labor Relations & Collective Bargaining, Change Management, and Mergers & Acquisitions.

Prior to Pidilite, Salil was the Director of Human Resources at TE Connectivity for 20 months. His overall responsibility was to drive the TE India growth strategy from a HR perspective with a specific focus on staffing and talent acquisition, talent retention, training & development, implementation of the company’s HR policies, systems and procedures, and industrial relations.

Salil was the Vice President – HR for Mondel?z International, for 3+ years where he led a team of 30+ HR professionals which supported 4000+ employees across India.

As Associate Vice President – HR at Cadbury plc., Salil was the HR Business Lead for Integrated Supply Chain, and Projects that employed over 4000 employees across India. He also led a team of over 25 HR professionals.

Salil has also spent 12 years at Asian Paints.

Salil graduated with a 1st Class with Distinction in Bachelor of Arts, in Economic from Fergusson College and holds an MA in Personnel Management & Industrial Relations from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. He interests include reading, sports, travel, and networking.

Salil’s inspirational quote: The best is yet to come!