Tata Motors President and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) Gajendra Chandel has resigned. A spokesperson for Tata Motors said in response to ET's questions, "Gajendra Chandel has decided to move ahead with his role in Tata Motors to pursue his entrepreneurial interests." The spokesman said that he would continue his responsibilities until the successor's announcement. Chandel, who worked for 14 years with Tata Group, told ET: "I am moving forward in my own right and working with start-ups and entrepreneurs to grow up with strong ethics, values ??and dreams. "
Since 2014, Chandel used to work as a Working Committee in Tata Motors and a member of CRRO. Earlier, he was the President of Human Resources in the Tata Autocomp System. He worked as Director and General Manager and Group Head of Shared Services at SiemensNSE 0.71% from 1992 to 2005. Chandel said, "I was thinking of starting a new beginning and a few weeks ago I finally put my papers." Chandel played an important role in defining a new organization structure in Tata Motors, which was simplifying the 14-layer structure in the last financial year.
They also decided to implement a designation system. However, this did not get a positive response and the company had to withdraw the designation a few weeks later. Under his tenure many voluntary retirement schemes were started to shed additional flags in the company. It got rid of 1,500 managerial staff under his reign. These steps played an important role in the reduction of 400 crores.