Saurabh Govil

President & CHRO, Wipro

Saurabh Govil is the President and Chief Human Resources Officer at Wipro Ltd. He is also a member of the Group Executive Council, a forum for the core group of Wipro leaders to deliberate and strategize the long-term vision of the corporation. He is also a trustee of the Wipro Foundation, a not-for-profit trust that contributes to education, community service projects and social development

As the CHRO, Saurabh is responsible for the entire spectrum of the global Human Resources function, including talent planning, enhancing operational efficiencies and driving people transformation initiatives across the organization. He is leading several pioneering programs to redesign the HR function for the digital age.

Saurabh is a strong votary of inclusion and diversity, and Wipro has been widely recognized for its robust and successful programs aimed at driving and sustaining diversity initiatives, policies and processes.

Saurabh is a seasoned Human Resources professional, with wide-ranging experience of over two decades. Prior to joining Wipro in 2009, Saurabh held leadership positions in organizations like ITC and GE.

Saurabh is an alumnus of XLRI, Jamshedpur where he completed his Masters in Human Resources. He is on the Advisory Board of the India Chapter of Society for Human Resources Management, the world’s largest HR professional society.

He is a regular speaker at various human resources fora globally and contributes to the Journal of National HRD Network (NHRDN).

Saurabh is based in Bangalore.