Kumaar Priyaranjan has over 27 years of rich experience as a seasoned Human Resource professional having diversified functional expertise. He is currently President - Human Capital & CSR at Hikal Limited
He has worked at Indian Hotels Ltd. (The Taj Group of Hotels), Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd., Transport Corporation of India Ltd and the RPG Group. As a social entrepreneur he has dedicated over three years of his career in creating access and affordability of modern medicines, along with quality medical services to the underprivileged in society.
He holds a Bachelor’s of Science from Patna University. Kumaar received his Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management and I.R. from S.P. College of Communication and Management, Delhi, L.L.B. from Osmania University, Hyderabad and completed the Strategic Human Resource Management program from Ross School of Management, University of Michigan, USA. He is also an alumnus of IIM, Ahmedabad through its MDP.
He has wealth of experience in organization design, organization development, change management, culture transformation, leadership development, talent management & succession planning, competency-based HR systems having worked in senior positions across several industries in India and assignments in the USA, UK, and Mexico.
He has been guest faculty to many reputed management institutes, and has published articles on people productivity and self-managed teams. He is a spiritual teacher at the Art of Living Foundation and is an Executive Coach certified by Gallup, USA.
He is an ardent social worker, avid reader, traveller, wildlife photographer and has interest in designing new cuisine.