JCB India elevates Umesh Hota as Executive VP HR


Recently, JCB India Ltd, one of the leading manufacturers of earthmoving and construction equipment, has elevated Umesh Hota as its Executive Vice President, in charge of Human Resources, administration, and corporate social accountability. Earlier to joining JCB India, Umesh has worked with Aditya Birla Group in leadership points in two of their industrial syndicates Hindalco Industries Ltd and UltraTech Cement Ltd.

An HR industry expert, Umesh has also operated with Bausch+Lomb and Reckitt Benckiser, among others in several leadership roles in the HR space. Umesh is an MBA from the Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management, Kolkata, and a Law Graduate from Sambalpur University in Odisha. He has over three decades of diverse experience in various facets of HR operations.

The Company states, “In his previous assignments, Umesh has proved his mettle in driving change, managing growth in various M&A as well as in establishing vibrant organisations while transiting large projects into operations. In UltraTech Cement he is credited for driving cultural transformation and creating smart/agile organisation in the three large acquisitions of Jaypee, Binani, and Century cement assets, which have been examples to emulate.”

JCB is a clandestinely owned engineering and manufacturing company in the UK. It has manufacturing services on four landforms. JCB is present in India since 1979 and manufactures earthmoving and construction equipment from five factories current in the country. The company employs 5,000 people in its Indian operations.