Aditi Mukherjee, former head-HR, Tata Steel, has joined the senior management team at National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX) as EVP- HR and designated key managerial personnel.
Her responsibilities in this new role will include heading the entire HR function across all centres of the Exchange, along with providing an advisory role to all the group companies of NCDEX as and when required.
Mukherjee is an experienced and versatile HR leader with over 20 years of hands-on experience in human capital management across industries and in multiple regions. Known for her participative and proactive style of management, she encourages a learning environment for employees and ensures that productivity is increased, leading to value-added customer service. She also has experience in managing fast-paced and diverse environments.
“I started my HR career in startups in the IT and ITes industries in 2000, before moving to NIIT, as an HRBP for its individual learning business in Kolkata, gradually leading complete East, former Hyderabad and Chennai. Managing and engaging a geographically widespread workforce was a good learning experience. After that, I joined PwC as HRBP for the audit & assurance vertical, for East and then grew into the role of human capital leader for the eastern region. In both educational services and consulting services, knowledge development was a common HR focus area for me, along with the execution of a wide range of talent-management strategies”, says Mukherjee on her previous roles.
After completing her BSc in geography, she did her postgraduate diploma in business management, human resources and marketing from IIPM. She went on to complete an executive programme in human resource management (EPHRM) from IIM-Calcutta.
Mukherjee has been a high achiever throughout her professional career. She has been awarded accolades, such as ‘Innovator of the Year’ at NIIT as well as recognition for going the extra mile for her work in cultural transformation at PwC.
Speaking about her role at NCDEX, she says, “I look forward to my new responsibility as executive vice president-HR and a member of the top management team of NCDEX. As a key managerial personnel and as the HR head of the Exchange, it is my primary duty to ensure that the interests of all stakeholders, including our board and shareholders are met with integrity. Along with this, driving NCDEX values and building a culture of ‘Pragati’ will be one of my top agendas.”