Sanjeev Dixit appointed global president, human capital management, Cadila Pharmaceuticals

Dixit has made the move from The Himalaya Drug Company, where he was GM- HR for over five years


Cadila Pharmaceuticals has appointed Sanjeev Dixit as the global president – human capital management. This appointment comes close on the heels of A Thiru being appointed global president, HR by the pharmaceutical major in September this year.

Dixit has vast experience in the HR domain, which he entered back in 1997, when he joined Hindalco Industries as officer-HR for a period of over three years. From there he moved to Philips Lighting in 2001, where he served as deputy manager-Hr for almost four years. For over a year, he also led the talent management & development function at PT Indorama Synthetics, where he served as group manager – HR & OD.

He has also had the opportunity to work with Pepsico for a little less than three years. He joined as general manager – HR in 2006 and was heading the staffing and talent management at Frito Lays India (Pepsico Snacks Division), by the time he left in 2008.

As country HR director, Alstom India, Dixit led the HR strategy for the Company’s India operations to align with the global business sectors’ critical success factors. From 2010 to2015, this global HR leader, culture coach and author, essayed the role of chief people officer at Allied Blenders & Distillers.

Dixit is a Fellow Certified Practitioner Human Resources, from the Australian HR Institute. He is also a Fellow Academy of Human Resource Development, Ahmedabad and author of the book, Plan C.

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