GE Power, the US-based multinational energy tech company, has promoted Pamath Nath to the position of chief human resources officer – Asia Pacific & Japan, Steam Power. Nath was earlier leading HR and CSR for South Asia, Steam Power at the Company.
Nath, who comes with 24 years of experience in managing diverse facets of business transformation and human resources (HR), started his career with East India Hotels, as HR manager, in 2004. That is when he had joined The Oberoi, Bangalore, which had a 400+headcount. He had introduced various employee-engagement initiatives, managed grievance handling in a highly unionised work environment and taken care of staffing pan India. Almost two years later, he joined Reliance Retail as HR manager. In his brief eight-month stint, being the first employee of the start-up retail venture of Reliance in Karnataka, he was instrumental in driving the hiring of over 500 employees across levels in apparels, lifestyle, stores operations, EPC, food verticals as well as support functions.
In 2006, he moved on to Hewlett-Packard as the centre HR head. After playing business partner and HR generalist for a centre of 3000 + employees for almost three years, he was promoted to the role of HR business partner for Asia, Pacific & Japan. By the time he left HP after a successful six-year long tenure, he was global talent manager.
His next stop was KPMG, where he joined as director – human resources in 2013 and went on to become executive director in four years. His stint with KPMG lasted six years and eight months.
It was in 2019 that he joined GE Power as HR & CSR leader – South Asia, Steam Power.
In less than a year and a half, he has been elevated to CHRO – APAC and Japan. He is already working with the business leaders across 15 nations, even while he continues to handle the CSR and Facilities for India.