Saurabh Govil

Saurabh Govil

Saurabh Govil

President & Chief Human Resources Officer at Wipro

Saurabh Govil is the President & Chief Human Resources Officer at Wipro Ltd and is also a member of the Management Team. In this role he leads all Human Resources functions for Wipro and reports directly to the CEO.

In this role Saurabh is responsible for Talent Acquisition, Talent Engagement, and Learning & Development initiatives across Wipro Ltd. In this capacity he has contributed significantly to improve processes and introduced many new initiatives.

Saurabh was instrumental in Wipro’s transformational journey and shaped people, processes and organization structure in the past 3 years to help Wipro prepare for the next spurt of growth.

Saurabh joined Wipro in May, 2009 and has been a HR practitioner for over two decades, having worked in organizations such as ITC and GE.

Saurabh started his career at ITC Ltd and spent 12 years there covering a variety of roles. He went on to become the HR Head for the Tobacco Division, with responsibility for all its Manufacturing facilities. In 2001, he left ITC to join GE and spent almost 8 years in various roles with them.

Saurabh is an alumnus of XLRI, Jamshedpur where he completed his masters in Human Resources. He is on the advisory board of SHRM India. Saurabh has been a regular speaker at NASSCOM’s HR summit. He also contributes to NHRDN’s journal as an author.