Mr. K. Padmakar

Director HR, BPCL

A Graduate in Agriculture & Postgraduate in Personnel Management & Industrial Relations from TISS (1984 batch), Mr. Padmakar is also a Facilitator in Human Lab processes from ISISD / Aastha Foundation and is a Certified SAP-HR Professional. He has joined the Board of BPCL as Director (HR) on 1st February 2018.

With 35 years of experience in BPCL, he had the opportunity to deliver sound value propositions for all stakeholders, ranging from strategy to execution, involving various aspects of Human Resource Management such as Talent Management, Industrial Relations, Learning & Development, Change Management, Compensation & Benefits, Service Law, Discipline Management, etc. He says, that his exposure to core work at locations in the beginning of his career has helped him understand the business and human processes at work and how to balance human dignity with Organizational expectations. He is a firm believer in the practice of simplicity along with people touch as any Company is essentially a human enterprise.

Key talent retention across cadres and their just growth, development of a sound succession pipeline, employee value enhancement with cost effectiveness, agile customer centric structures with knowledgeable people for future readiness and adept management of outsourcing are some of the key aspects he envisions to work upon.

Mr. Padmakar is a self-taught artist and has taken part in various group exhibitions in India and abroad. His other pursuits include photography, music and reading.