Topic: "No.10 Leadership Insights to succeed as a Global CHRO"
• Director, WhiteCrow Research AP & Corporate Advisor, Singapore.
• Managing Director, Resource, Organisation Impact Pte Ltd, Singapore.
• Independent Non Executive Director, Currimjee Jeewanjee & Company Ltd, Mauritius & Chairman, HR & OE Committee.
Shahrukh's Purpose in life is to help people be the best they can be and now giving back more to people, his profession and society at large. Hence, Mentoring of leaders and people, which he does a lot of, pro bono, is his passion.
At the end of 2015, Shahrukh decided to live life more to his Purpose, so commenced his foray into the gig economy and set up his own company in his home, Singapore, to help individuals and SMEs grow their business successfully through leveraging the power of the human factor. Shahrukh remains based in Singapore.
Shahrukh joined Shell in end 2006 as the HR VP for Downstream for Asia Pacific and Middle East. In early 2009, he took over as the HR VP for the Global B2B business and since November 2010, doubled his global responsibility with the addition of the Global Lubricants business as the Global HR VP for the newly formed Global Commercial (GC) business, which would rank, Revenue wise, as a Fortune 50 company. Shahrukh was a member of the GC and also the global Downstream HR Leadership Teams.
Prior to Shell, from early 2000, Shahrukh was the Vice President, HR, Asia Pacific for Nokia, based in Singapore. In his years with Nokia, he held various senior HR positions including VP, HR, Greater China based in Beijing, where he helped to bring about a big business turn around and then replicated that model with the area leadership team also for the huge success of Nokia in India, Indonesia etc. Prior to Nokia, he was with DIGITAL (DEC)/Compaq Asia Pacific as HR Director, ASEAN and the HRD/OE Head for Asia Pacific.
Shahrukh has worked and lived in 5 countries and hold a Master's degree in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations from the Tata Institute of Social Sciences and a B. Com. (Hons) degree in Accounting & Auditing from the University of Bombay.