Roma Bindroo is now people director & head HR, Sanofi CHC, India

Bindroo has moved from Zepto where she served as chief human resources officer for two years


Roma Bindroo, who was chief human resources officer, Zepto, since 2022, has now joined Sanofi CHC India, as people director and head–human resources.

An alumna of XLRI Jamshedpur, where she studied personnel management and industrial relations, Bindroo also holds a bachelor’s degree in information technology from the University of Mumbai. Not surprisingly, therefore, she began her professional journey as a software engineer – Siebel CRM, with Infosys, in 2006.

Her journey in HR commenced in 2010, when she took on the role of associate consultant- organisation effectiveness, at Tata Strategic Management Group. There, she was involved with projects pertaining to organisational restructuring, competency design, roles and responsibilities definition, talent acquisition and management via assessment/development centres, among other HR activities.

Her next stop was Mahindra & Mahindra, where she joined as manager–change management. This stint lasted less than two years after which she moved to Johnson & Johnson, as BUHR, technical organisation, consumer supply chain. For well over two years, she was end to end HR partner for specialised technical functions. She created and initiated on-site engagement activities and led diversity and inclusion programmes. In 2015, she was elevated to the role of HR leader, customer development organisation, consumer division.

Two years into this role, she became HR leader, sales and corporate functions, consumer division. By November 2018, she had taken on the position of HR leader, global functions and enterprise HR projects, India.

After a successful eight-year long tenure at Johnson & Johnson, Bindroo moved from Mumbai to Gurugram, to join Tata Consumer Products. She joined as associate vice president-HR, NourishCo Beverages and her last-held position was that of vice president–human resources, NourishCo Beverages.

From January 2022 to January 2024, Bindroo was back in Mumbai, as chief human resources officer, Zepto. There, she was responsible for end-to-end people and culture.

In her LinkedIn post, Bindroo admits to being “super stoked to begin an amazing learning journey with Sanofi”, the global healthcare company.

Given her ability to enable purpose through talent, and her passion for organisational effectiveness, employee experience and innovation, Bindroo is sure to be an asset to Sanofi. HRKatha wishes her all the best in her new assignment.

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