Nitin Sansare of Reliance to join Tata Motors as comp & ben head


With over 20 years of experience, Sansare is an expert in manpower planning, compensation, rewards, and performance management, among other things.

Nitin Sansare, vice president, compensation & benefits at Reliance has quit after a stint of over three years. May 5 was his last working day at Reliance.

He is all set to join Tata Motors on May 10. This will be his second stint with Tata Motors.

The engineer-turned HR professional confirmed the same to HRKatha.

In his role at Reliance, he had been instrumental in various transformations. He had redesigned the compensation, reviewed policies to ensure relevance, designed expat and executive compensation and performance pay, and also established the Hay Job evaluation process.

Prior to joining Reliance, he had worked with Tata Motors as the head-rewards & organisation design, for close to six years. He began his career as a senior manager-industrial engineer, with Mahindra & Mahindra in 1995, where he stayed for over 11 years before moving to John Deere, as the senior lead engineer-manufacturing services.

Talking of his stint at RIL, Sansare says, “I have had a fantastic journey at Reliance. Now that the entire organisation is under transformation, the efforts are to bring in state-of-the-art policies to benefit its employees and that has also reflected in recent engagement surveys. Hence, it has been a satisfying tenure. However, I felt it was time to move on and explore some new challenges.”

Sansare has over 20 years of experience and is an expert in manpower planning, compensation, rewards, benefits, performance management, designing employee-centric policies and also industrial engineering.

After completing his graduation in production engineering from KIT’s College of Engineering, he postgraduated in industrial engineering from the University of Mumbai. He recently pursued a postgraduation in human resources from XLRI Jamshedpur.


  1. This is1a real good move for Tata Motors.
    As they are on complete restructuring of white collars by reducing layer from14 to 5 Mr nitins contrubutions and value additions will definitely add more flavors to TML we are also confident on him and he will certainly strive to reduce employee cost for which there is huge pressure on product cost.this will certainly help to achieve profitability and increased market share by innovations and much needed HR reforms in automobiles giant like TML.

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