Ina Bajwa, who has been leading the human resources function at Tata Communications as its vice president, has moved on after a successful nearly ten-year long tenure. She initially joined Tata Communications in 2013 as the director and global head-HR for various departments such as products, digital, technology and corporate functions.
Bajwa announced the news on LinkedIn and appreciated all the people who made her journey remarkable at Tata Communications. She did not reveal her future plans though, but hoped everyone would stay in touch with her and wish her well, “as I gear up for my next adventure (more details on that after a few days of reset break)…”
Bajwa led the people and cultural aspects within transformation initiatives. She contributed to the expansion of new technology ventures encompassing IoT, Netfoundry (SaaS), and international mobility, growing their teams to over 2,000 members worldwide.
Additionally, she was the mastermind behind numerous innovation programmes, overseeing numerous HR transformation endeavours, efficiency enhancements, and career advancement structures on a global scale.
In 2019, she was elevated to the role of senior director and global head of learning, organisation and leadership development. In this role, for three and a half years, she successfully devised and executed a revamped L&D strategy in line with the updated company strategy.
Before joining Tata Communications, Bajwa was the client product council member at Degreed for over three and a half years.
The second longest stint of Ina Bajwa’s professional journey was at HSBC, where she initially started as an associate vice president. She focused on organisational development and change in 2007.
She then moved on from HSBC in 2012, and held the position of vice president in charge of HR for both the transaction banking group and private bank.
Bajwa also spent three years working at Essar as a deputy manager, and served a short stint at the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) as the lead for human resources business partners.
An alumna of the KJ Somaiya Institute of Management Studies and Research, Mumbai, Bajwa is known for her farsightedness, as well as her effective and participative leadership style.