Director, Human Resource, India
Kavita John joined Air Products as Director Human Resources India in 2019. In this role, she is responsible for strategic human resource (HR) leadership across all the business functions of the company. As Director of this function she is responsible for ensuring that HR programs, systems and policies are implemented and utilized, in line with the strategic needs of the organization. Ms. John is also responsible for providing leadership, guidance, and counsel to the various business and functional teams on matters related to talent, organizational change, organization effectiveness, labor relations, employee engagement, compliance and culture.
Prior to joining Air Products, Ms. John worked as the HRBP Lead and HR Operations Head India for Syngenta Services Private Limited. While at Syngenta, she worked in various roles including Senior HR Business Partner for Commercial, Production and Supply, Research and Development and Corporate functions. Prior to Syngenta, Ms. John was the Head of Human Resources for Devgen Seeds and Crop Technology Pvt. Ltd.
Kavita has about 18 years of core HR experience in various leadership roles. She holds a master’s degree in human resource from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Pune, India.