Essar Capital Limited has appointed Rahul Taneja as the Managing Director for the human capital strategy for global energy, metals & minerals, infrastructure, technology and services player.
Taneja has been a part of the Essar Group earlier for a period extending up to eight years from February 2008 till January 2016. He served as corporate human resources (HR) at Essar Group, where he led the strategic re-design and HR function for global operations across all business portfolios.
Previously, Taneja was the Group Chief HR Officer at Jindal Steel & Power Pvt. Ltd and spearheaded the position for almost more than a year since June 2019 until August this year. He has also held the position of Chief People Officer at Jet Airways for a duration extending more than three years.
A Xaviers Institute for Management graduate, Taneja has 29 years of experience in multiple leadership roles across various industries and sectors, including Sales and Marketing, Business Development, Consulting, Corporate Strategy.
Taneja started his career as a Marketing Engineer at Mahindra and Mahindra Limited and has had an extensive journey driving organisational culture change through business and HR transformation.