On his appointment as director on the board of Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), Anil Kapoor, 57, has taken charge as director (Human Resources) of the Public Sector engineering and manufacturing enterprise.
Prior to this, he was heading the HR and Corporate Communication functions of BHEL as the executive director. He will now also head core areas of HR in talent acquisition and management, employee engagement, industrial relations, HR policy, corporate social responsibility, medical services, rajbhasha, health, safety and environment, and learning and development.
Kapoor is an Electrical Engineering graduate from IIT Roorkee. He has also done a certificate course on Statistical Quality Control and Operations Research from Indian Statistical Institute, Chennai.
He has 37 years of holistic and hands-on experience in quality, technology and manufacturing functions in addition to human resource management. Kapoor’s work approach is people-oriented and has been instrumental in implementing various innovative and flagship projects conceived by Government of India like Skill Development, Udyan Shalini, Swachh Bharat, and Cashless initiatives.
He started his career with BHEL as an engineer trainee at the company’s corporate office in the capital and subsequently moved to its Heavy Electrical Equipment Plant (HEEP), Haridwar, where he contributed in various areas and different capacities.
Under his leadership, BHEL has been honoured with various awards and accolades in the areas of HR excellence, safety and CSR. Kapoor has also been honoured with BHEL Excel Award twice for innovative technological developments.