Baburaj Nair

Chief Human Resources Officer

Baburaj Nair heads Human Resources at The Hindu Group and comes with more than 25 years of experience across all aspects of Human Resources (including IR and Administration) and also an exposure to sales early in his career. He was most recently Group Chief People Officer for RASI group of companies, based out of Coimbatore. Prior to joining The Hindu Group, he was part of the Executive Management teams of Eicher-Volvo and Harrisons Malayalam and his prior experience includes stints at Reliance Industries, Ahmedabad and Crompton Greaves, Mumbai. He was also the Dy. Director – Social Development Centre of Academy of HRD, Ahmedabad. 

Baburaj is an Economics and Law graduate, besides specialising in Marketing in Textiles, Personnel Management & Industrial Relations. He also completed a course in Strategic HRM conducted by the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan. A certified Thomas Profiler and MBTI specialist, he is on the Academic advisory board of business schools based out of Coimbatore and also was on the Advisory Board of Primary Education Project - India of Aga Khan International. He is also a prolific writer and has published a book on HR along with Prof. T.V. Rao (IIM-A), published by Tata McGraw Hill.