Balachandar NV is an HR leader with proven capability in delivering people objectives in line with the business strategy. Versatile experience in the service as well as the manufacturing industry. Handled a diverse workforce across geographies. Capable of dealing with a cross-section of people across the hierarchy. Well versed with global work practices as well as local statutory compliance. Currently, he is the Executive Director (HR) – Ashok Leyland (A global Bus & Truck maker with a significant presence in India & the Middle-east, the UK, Europe and South America with revenues in excess of US 3.5 billion). Member of the core-operating team and HR leader providing functional leadership to all manufacturing plants and key divisions across all geographies. His specialities include: A hands-on trainer and a certified t-group facilitator. A Hay certified Job-evaluator. Well versed in the Balanced Score Card model of goal-setting. Comfortable with Hewitt and Mercer compensation models and job-equivalence.