Bringing in changes in the top leadership, Apollo Tyres appointed Mr Dipankar Ghosh as its new Group Head, Human Resources (HR) for the Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa (APMEA) region. With a leadership experience across multiple industries, Mr Dipankar has joined in a regional senior leadership role at the company and would be leading the regional HR team.
Mr Dipankar comes with 25 years of diverse experience in leading FMCG, automobile and service industries, in the domain of HR business partnering, strategic human resource initiatives, talent assurance, policy making and employee relations. At Apollo Tyres, he would be responsible for the people pillar, overseeing people practices for the APMEA region, driving key strategies in strengthening the talent pipeline, ensuring high performance culture and building a highly engaged ecosystem.
Commenting on it, Mr Satish Sharma, President, Asia Pacific, Middle East and Africa (APMEA), Apollo Tyres Ltd, said, “Mr Dipankar’s proven expertise in strategic human resource management and business transformation across industry verticals would be a key for our ‘People’ Pillar, which is an important part of achieving our FY26 vision. He also brings along wide-ranging experience in managing multi-stakeholder interventions and developing high-performance teams.”
Mr Dipankar joins Apollo Tyres from Bajaj Consumer Care Ltd, where he was the CHRO. Prior to that, he was with Diageo where he was Head, HRBP for manufacturing operations in India spread across multiple states and also held the role of Head, HR for Diageo’s Commercial (Sales and Distribution) Organisation for India and emerging markets. He has spent a large part of his career with Tata Motors managing multiple roles.