Ajay Bhasin

Head HR Tata Coffee Instant Coffee Division at Tata Coffee

Ajay Bhasin has a diverse range of work experience spanning over several companies. AJAY began their career in 2001 as a Site Lead HR at FCC - CCL Joint Venture, where they were responsible for ISO certifications, mass recruitment, and licensing for plant startup. AJAY then joined Panacea Biotec in 2005 as a Plant HR, where they focused on manpower planning and mass recruitment for a green field project.

In 2006, Ajay moved to Johnson & Johnson Limited as a Plant Human Resources Manager, where they implemented strategic hiring and individual development plans to foster employee engagement and accountability. AJAY continued to develop their skills in the human resources field at GlaxoSmithKline in 2011, serving as a Plant Human Resources Manager.

Ajay's career progressed to Britannia Industries Limited in 2012, where they held multiple roles. As the Head HR for the Bread Business, they supported business growth in new geographies. AJAY also served as the Regional Human Resource Manager for the North region, where they managed sales operations and multiple manufacturing plants. Additionally, they were responsible for the Total Rewards function, ensuring employee reward opportunities aligned with organizational goals.

Most recently, Ajay joined Tata Coffee in 2017 as the Head HR for the Instant Coffee Division. In this role, they partner with business heads to optimize workforce management, development, and productivity on a global scale. AJAY also heads the Centers of Excellence for the corporate.

Ajay Bhasin's education history includes a variety of academic achievements and certifications. AJAY obtained a Post Graduate Certification in Senior Leadership from XLRI Jamshedpur in the field of Business Administration and Management in 2019. In 2001, they completed an MBA in HR from Himachal Pradesh University in Shimla. In 1998, they earned a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in Chemistry from Himachal Pradesh University. Prior to this, in 1995, they completed their 12th grade from Kendriya Vidyalaya with a focus on Science.

Apart from their formal degrees, Ajay has pursued additional certifications. In 2017, they obtained the Certified Reward Professional certification from Aon Hewitt Learning Centre in the field of Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration. AJAY has also earned a Human Resources: Pay Strategy certification from LinkedIn in February 2020 and a Certified Compensation Professional (CCP) certification from Aon in December 2018.

Although no specific start or end years are provided, Ajay is associated with Indira Gandhi National Open University, where they pursued a Master of Computer Applications (MCA) degree in Computer Science. Additionally, in the field of Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, they hold a Master's degree and a Masters in Personnel Management degree from Himachal Pradesh University in Shimla.



  • Head HR Tata Coffee Instant Coffee Division

    March, 2017 - present

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