Endo International, a global specialty pharmaceutical company has hired Tanaya Mishra as VP & head-HR, India. She will lead the HR function for the Company in India.
In this role, Mishra shares with HRKatha that her primary focus will be to create “a ‘One Endo’ culture and align the purpose and processes towards it, making the firm an employer of choice in India”. Endo has a global workforce strength of more than 3000 employees with manufacturing and R&D facilities in India.
Prior to this role, Mishra was the global CHRO at Strides Pharma, where she served her last day on 31 August 2022.
Mishra also served as the global CHRO at Essar Projects for more than a year. At Essar, she undertook strategic workforce planning across geographies and led successful HR practices across different countries, delivering it through a multicultural team. She also created a cross-functional rapid-action team to deal with the COVID-19 situation and implemented technology to effectively support quarantined employees and their families.
With over two decades of experience in the HR domain, Mishra is an HR leader who likes to ensure business growth through partnerships. Having worked with big brands, such as ACC, Accenture, JSW and Shoppers Stop, she has been exposed to the working of multiple sectors in her career, including manufacturing, retail, BFSI and IT/ITES.
In her past roles, Mishra has been known to showcase some great leadership skills and bring in innovation and growth to the forefront.
As the managing director – HR at Accenture, between July 2015 and November 2018, Mishra spearheaded the HR processes, innovation and change management by eliminating the bell- curve model and bringing in individual-specific matrices.
At JSW, when Mishra was the SVP-HR between 2011 and 2015, she was also involved in implementing and conceptualising the global competency model at the firm. She worked with Wayne Brockbank and Dave Ulrich, globally popular figures in the HR field, to create the competency model, specifically for the Indian industry.
A bachelor of law, with a master’s degree in personnel management and industrial relations, Mishra has also completed her PHD in manpower planning.