Dr. C. Jayakumar

Executive Vice President & Head - Corporate Human Resources (CHRO),

Executive Vice President & Head – Corporate Human Resources (CHRO), Larsen & Toubro Limited, an Indian Multi-national Conglomerate. A highly result-oriented, HR professional with 35 years of experience in successfully planning, designing, implementing, and managing various strategic HR Initiatives.

On academic front, he is an alumnus of Madras School of Social Work, XLRI – Jamshedpur and London Business School where he specialized in Leadership & Human Resource Management. Qualified in Law (LLB) and a doctorate in leadership from the University of Madras, he is also certified in OD from the NTL, USA.

Dr. C. Jayakumar has made an immense contribution in the Human Resources arena over the years. He presides on the Boards of esteemed professional bodies and in the Board of Studies of various prestigious educational institutions such as Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD), All India Management Association (AIMA), School of Inspired Leadership (SOIL), The Dr. Pritam Singh Foundation, and SAP Success Factors CHRO Advisory Board.

He is also a Member of the National HR Committee of Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), Member of National Committee on Leadership & HR, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Chairperson of the CII – HR Sub-Committee of CII-Western Region, etc.

Dr. Jayakumar has been honored with HR Lifetime Achievement Award in 2022 by FICCI and by Economic Times & People Business in the year 2021. ET HR World recognized him among the top 50 HR Thought leaders of 2022 acknowledging his exceptional work done in HR leadership. He has also featured in the Top 100 Great People Managers’ List of 2023 by Great Manager Institute® and the National Human Resource Development Network (NHRDN).

He is a life member of NIPM, NHRDN & ISTD.