Former associate director – human resources, at Ola, Harjot Dhaliwal, has joined Citibank as the VP – talent management.
In his new role, Dhaliwal will be responsible for designing and implementing talent practices at Citi, to help develop future-fit talent.
Dhaliwal is a human resources professional with experience across diverse sectors, such as information technology, telecom, internet and e-commerce over the last decade. While he is adept at human resources management, talent and leadership development, and performance and rewards, he is an expert in designing and executing differentiated talent strategy.
Earlier, as the associate director at Ola, where he led talent management, he had built performance and rewards processes for multiple geographies, including the UK, Australia and New Zealand and many businesses across the Ola group — OLA Money, Ola Cabs, Ola Foods, Ola Electric, Ola International and Ola Fleet.
Before moving to Ola, Dhaliwal spent five years at Vodafone, where he led the flagship leadership development programmes, ‘Lighthouse’, in partnership with IIMA, and ‘Discover- Vodafone Young Leadership Talent Programme’ in the country, leveraging AI. He had also helped build processes in performance and rewards at the corporate headquarters.
Having started his career with Dell as an HR business partner, Dhaliwal successfully shouldered the responsibilities pertaining to scaling up businesses across different stages of the organisation, and leveraging technology to facilitate HR transformation.
He is a post graduate from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune and is an active part of academia-industry interfaces and has also been a part of selection panels, HR curriculum design and guest talks at IIMs and other leading business schools.