Vikas is a Psychology Graduate, an M.A. in Organization & Industrial Psychology and a Fellow of IIM – C in PM & IR. He won 3 Gold Medals from University of Bombay for B.A. and M.A. A regular writer and speaker on management topics, Vikas has received training on HRD practices in ICI, UK, J&J USA and on Assessment Centers in Singapore. He has also widely travelled in US, Europe, South East Asia and Australia to study HR policies & trends. Vikas has over 33 years of high quality and multi-dimensional experience in HR. He started his career with HCL at Delhi and then worked with Siemens at their Corporate office and Kalwa plant. He joined Atul Products Ltd in 1991 and was with them till 1997 as their GM Personnel. Thereafter Vikas joined Johnson & Johnson as VP HR & Admin rising to Asia Pacific Regional Director in 2009. His last employment was with General Motors India as their HR Head. Vikas has received several accolades and was awarded for Innovative HR Practices that drive Business Results at the hands of Shri APJ Abdul Kalam, President of India. He was also named in the “Top 40 HR Superstars in Asia” by HCA, Singapore and awarded for Excellence in HR by the Bombay Management Association & was the recipient of Indira Super Achiever awardee in 2012.