Sugata has significant expertise in Organizational Effectiveness, Transformation and aligning Business strategy with Functional strategy. Sugata works in aligning, Structure to Strategy and then in the area of talent, culture and management practices. He has significant understanding of challenges of growth and scale and also in managing and transforming the aftermath of fast growth.
He headed and conceptualized a very large Business Transformation in Kotak Life where the Agency Distribution Channel today has 4X the industry growth and 2.5 X Productivity growth over the last three years.
Sugata’s last position was Exec VP for Human Resources, Training and Distribution Transformation for Kotak Life Insurance and he headed the same functions for Kotak General Insurance. He has previously worked as Group Head of HR for India Today Group and with Canon India.
Sugata is an AMP from Harvard Business School, a PG Diploma in Industrial Engineering and graduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra.