Go First’s HR head, Manmohan Kalsy steps down 

Kalsy spend less than a year at Go First


Manmohan S Kalsy, who was the VP & head HR at Go First Airlines has stepped down from his position. Kalsy has announced the news of him quitting the company on social media. “Have been lucky and privileged to work with a galaxy of leaders who have helped me grow,” writes Kalsy.

Kalsy further says that he will be sharing his next career move in a short while. Kalsy joined Go First last year in November. He moved to the Airline after spending eight long years with United Breweries, as CHRO.

At United Breweries, Kalsy, who carries over three decades of experience, led the HR function for the 9,000-strong workforce spread across the Company’s breweries and malting operations.

Kalsy began his career as senior personnel officer with Honda Siel Power Products, in 1989.

Three years later, he joined Gillette as HR executive. In 1995, he entered Pepsico as regional personnel manager. After a successful stint of six years and 11 months, he left the Company as general manager – human resources, in 2001.

His next stop was Bharti Airtel, where he was head of HR operations for the mobility business, heading HR operations for 23 circles. Three and a half years later, he joined Triveni Engineering and Industries as VP- corporate HR, in 2005. This was a short stint of just over a year and a half, where he served as group CHRO for corporate and nine manufacturing facilities, across engineering, power (steam turbines) and sugar businesses of the diversified group.

In November 2006, he moved to Vodafone as VP-HR. This assignment lasted three years and 11 months. The year 2010 saw him moving to Xerox as executive director – human resources. For more than two and a half years, he led the HR operations for the South Asia region and was also a member of the executive team for the region. He went on to be appointed as a director of the board of directors.

It was in 2013 that Kalsy joined United Breweries as advisor and chief human resources officer. He stayed put there for over eight years. Known to be the perfect guide, mentor and friend.

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