Tanvi Choksi moves from J&J to JLL as HR head and director


Choksi has moved to JLL after spending a decade at Johnson & Johnson.

Tanvi Choksi has joined Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) India as HR head and director. She moved from Johnson & Johnson where she was HR director. The position at JLL was lying vacant after Sukhdeep Aurora quit to join ANAROCK as chief people officer.

She will be based out of Mumbai and manage the entire south Asian region including India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Mauritius.

Her immediate mandate is to create a people strategy for JLL India in line with business requirements and enabling the continued growth of the business in double digits.

“JLL is embarking on a journey of HR Transformation, my role will be to lead this for India and create a strong HR team,” shares Choksi.

She believes the challenge in her new role will be to build a robust talent pipeline in the real estate industry, creating best in class HR practices for the industry. Choksi joined Johnson & Johnson in August 2007 as HR manager, but quickly rose up the ranks.  In March 2016, she was elevated as HR director- J&J Medical India & Asia Pacific Diabetes Care.

She started as an HR generalist for two business units, the finance & supply chain group, business development as well as the sales & marketing services. She also handled talent management, campus recruitment, employee onboarding and learning & development.

She launched a reward and recognition programme (Leadership and Growth Awards) for the entire organisation, to create a recognition culture at the workplace. She also introduced the WOW Awards to provide instant recognition, across different functions, for a job well done.

Choksi was the key person behind the design and launch of the induction programme —GenYsis: A new beginning—for the organisation, as an initiative to increase collaboration and shorten the settling in time for the new joinees at J&J.

Choksi is a two-time winner of the President’s award across J&J Pharma—in the Rising Star category, in 2009, and then in the Enabling Champion category in 2010.

A postgraduate in PMIR and human resources from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Choksi has also worked for companies, such as Tata Motors and Monsanto India as HR manager.

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