Nishith Mohanty is the Group President – Human Resources, Manipal Education & Medical Group (MEMG), comprising of Education (including Universities), Healthcare, Research and Manipal Foundation.
As the Group HR Head, Nishith inculcates a Performance-Driven Culture, handles Talent Acquisition and Management, initiates HR Best Practices and fosters Leadership Development. He is also responsible for the alignment of the HR function with the business needs of the Group by formulating and implementing HR strategies to ensure that the organisation is future-ready.
Prior to his current role, Nishith served as the Head HR (Chemicals, Polymers, Pharmaceuticals and Crop Science) for Bayer Group of Industries, India. He has also held senior positions in HMT Limited, CEAT/South Asia Tyres, Max India, and Britannia Industries Limited.
Nishith has played a pivotal role in transitioning the Group into a full-fledged Corporate. He also led the way for several integrations work pertaining to Mergers and Acquisitions, Leadership Development, senior level Succession Planning and Wealth Creation Planning in his previous assignments.
Nishith is an Economics graduate from Madras Christian College and has a PGDPM from XLRI, Jamshedpur.