Based in New Delhi, Mr. Bharat Wakhlu is the Resident Director for the Tata Group. He served as the President of Tata Incorporated, New York, managing the Group’s presence in the Americas, before his current stint.
Mr. Wakhlu’s work within many of the Tata Group’s diverse companies, spans over twenty-six years, and has concentrated on creating monetizable value for stakeholders. He has considerable experience in the areas of Manufacturing, Total Quality, Supply Chain Management, Performance Improvement, Leadership Development, Ethics and Governance, Corporate and Community Relations, as well as Information Technology and E-commerce. He is the founder of the profitable e-businesses company, Metaljunction Services, Pvt. Ltd. (www.mjunction.com).
He has been active in emphasizing the role of Corporate organizations in working towards Sustainable Business, Poverty Alleviation, and Human Rights. He is a Member of the Tata Group’s Steering Committees for Innovation and for Climate Change. Mr. Wakhlu is a Member on the Boards of the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (India), and the Global Advisory Council of the American Society for Quality (ASQ-USA). He is also a Member of the Transnational Council of British American Business, the Global Sustainability Council (UK), and is the General Secretary of the Foundation for the Restoration of National Values. He has contributed to the U.N. Global Compact’s Committee for the 10th Principle, and is fluent in six languages.