Devendra Dixit

Director - HR, Kemin Industries

Dev comes with almost 3 decades of professional experience primarily in Human Resources within domestic environment and with global exposure. Brought up in a middle-class family with strong ethical values as foundation, had his education in engineering and is groomed for human relations.

Dev works for thriving business by enabling greatness in people.

Dev has demonstrated a stellar performance broadly in Human Resources, Industrial Relations and Organizational Development. He is a thought leader for people development and business performance. His many interventions have gone thru ideating and then scaled up across geographies and business organizations. Dev holds multidisciplinary interests beyond HR for sustainable business, its purpose and people.

His recent leadership interventions include implementing Great Place to Work, Structured Employee Engagement, Leading at Speed of Trust, Situational Leadership, founding Kemin Toastmasters Club, Servant Leadership in Practice and Executive Coaching at Board Level. He is a certified CSR Professional, Certified Trainer for Situational Leadership, DDI Facilitator, Sustainability Partner, Certified SHRM-SCP and drives steering change, people development and transformation of organizational culture measured on Trust and Performance.

Dev is based at Chennai and works at Business Leadership Level for Kemin Industries (, a family owned global organisation of repute in the space of Animal Nutrition and Health, heading its People Function for South Asia.

Dev pursues interests in integrated fitness of body & mind, listening Hindustani Classical Vocal and select short readings. He selectively serves student community thru Academic Corporate Advisory Boards and professionals by sharing stage on variety of topics within HR sphere.