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Role Players 2023

Renu Rohtagi

Director Human Resources & Communications
Air Liquide India

Believing that "Change is inevitable and Innovation is the only way to success", Ms. Renu Rohtagi, aptly described as kind, compassionate, courageous, humble yet spearheaded and empowering, is a Modernized and Pilot leader in the gamut of Human Resources with an enriching journey of almost two decades with a special mention of her pandemic valour. Her passion is to unleash the true potential of an individual, provide rich and diverse opportunities, set high standards for excellence and thrillingly witness the exhilaration when people accomplish things that they once believed were impossible.

Being able to witness a learning curve as she transitioned from a general profile to Director of Human Resources and Communication at Air Liquide India today, she is deeply thankful to her leaders and mentors at Air Liquide, Coca Cola India, HCL Technologies, Jubilant Life Sciences and Times of India where she could carve her path for rising above as an Effective Leader and a Coach. She endorses fostering a culture of acceptance and compassion and working for an impact as the most important trait of a leader. You will often hear her saying "I am, my result" and "The test of true leadership is when people can envision your vision".

Renu's acumen encompasses delivering sustained organizational growth in dynamic environments as well as building and preserving employee value thereby driving the vision of the organization achieving critical strategic goals. She is popular as a Strategy Architect catalysing innovative policies and designing, streamlining and implementing processes across Talent Acquisition and Talent management, Performance Management and Rewards, Employee Engagement, and has set up result-oriented Learning Academies across Sales, Service and Leadership Development.

With an experience across the globe (India, the US, the UK, the Middle East, Canada, Europe and Australia), her current interest is in leveraging Agile for organization efficiency and implement digital tools to enhance employee experience thereby making the workforce ready for future skills for the small steps initiated by launching "Upskilling policy".

Renu has many awards to her recognition like Managerial Excellence Leadership Award and Outstanding Achievers Award in HCL Technologies, Best Global HR Team Award in Jubilant Drug Discovery & Development, and Golden Peacock Award" Winner for GPAE and GPACSR in 2004 for Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages. Her accreditations and accolades like Post Graduate in Human Resource Management, Executive Leadership Certification in General Management Program from Harvard Business School, Certified for Thomas International (D-I-S-C) profiling, Competency Mapping from T V Rao Learning Systems, Art and Science of Coaching from Erickson Coaching International, Certified Instructional Designer and Facilitator from Vyaktitva, Mercer Certified in Job Evaluation & Compensation benchmarking and multiple awards further strengthen her "avant-garde" contributions to the world of HR.

Her finesse in completing projects with excellence and tenacity of being there for people is visible in her deftness in handling large workforces, maintaining an amicable work environment and ensuring transparency throughout the organization. Renu is a dreamer and inspires others by stating two important pieces of advice - Live for now and Laugh at your mistakes. Her endless curiosity has made her everyone's favourite in the organizations she has ever been associated with. With Renu Rohtagi by your side, they say – Everything is possible!