Vijay Sethi is the Chief Information Officer, Chief Human Resources Officer(CHRO) & Head Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the company. He also leads innovation efforts in the company. He also serves as a Board Member of M/s HMC MM Auto Ltd. (A joint venture of HMCL and M/s Magneti Marelli of Italy).
Vijay has more than twenty-five years of experience in manufacturing industry and consulting environment. He joined Hero MotoCorp in 2007 and prior to that, he has worked with Ranbaxy and TCS.
Rated as India’s Best CIO, he has won several prestigious recognitions including CIO of the year, CIO Hall of Fame, Super League CIO, Champion CIO, Global CIO, Global CIO Hall of fame, ICON CIO, India’s Top 5 Most Respected CIOs, Best CIO, India’s Best IT Manager, Cloud Pioneer, CIO Grandmaster, BI Mastermind and many others. Mr. Sethi has also featured in the list of World’s top 50 CIOs, in the list of India’s Greatest Corporate Leaders and in the compendium “The Magnificent Heros” – a Coffee Table book. He also featured in the list of India’s 50 most talented CSR Leaders.
Mr. Sethi is a member of various national forums including Chairman of IT committee of Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), Chairman of MSME subcommittee of CII IT Committee, member CII’s National Committee on IT, ITeS and e-Commerce and member of CII’s National Committee on Intellectual Property. He is also a Board member of SAP India User Group (INDUS). He has also been a Member of National Knowledge Council of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and also a Member of CII Core Group on eInvoicing.
Mr. Sethi holds a Masters Degree in Industrial Engineering, an MBA in Materials Management and a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering. Apart from this, he has attended leadership programs organized by leading global institutes including Harvard Business School, Indian School of Business and also has a number of certifications in various areas of management and IT. He is also a regular speaker at various leading management institutes and forums across the globe.