Chief Human Resources Officer, Schneider Electric, India
Currently the Chief Human Resources Officer of Schneider Electric, India, Rachna Mukherjee has worked extensively in the areas of Talent Management, Career Succession Planning, Organisation Capability, Change Management, Leadership Development, Employee Engagement, Compensation and Organisation Design. She also has a rich experience of managing HR operations which enhances her ability to evolve and implement long term transformational initiatives.
Prior to joining Schneider she was Vice President - HR at Aircel Ltd. She has managed HR for the organisation through its exponential growth phase of doubling the employee base in a short span, has driven the people agenda for the launch of an additional 13 circle operations and had led various strategic HR initiatives during the most dynamic phase of the organisation. Rachna carries a diverse experience of over 25 years. She is a certified Executive and Life Coach from International Coach Federation and also certified to conduct a series of leadership and employee development interventions by organizations like Hay, Gallup, DDI, Covey Institute etc. and is an achievement motivation trainer.
Rachna has played key strategic roles in organisations such as Microsoft IBM, Escotel Mobile Communications NIC and Blue Star–Hewlett Packard. She is the recipient of HR Leadership Award - 2010 at the World HRD Congress and the Woman Super Achiever award 2010 & 2016.
Rachna is an Electronics & Electrical Engineer from BITS - Pilani and after initial contribution to Engineering roles, she has moved to Human Resources.