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R. Venkatnarayanan

Rane Group
President – HR, IT & Education
As Group Head of HR and IT for the Rane Group, he leads strategic initiatives to build organizational capacity and capability for accelerated business growth. He has extensive experience in IR, learning & organization development, change management and IT. He plays a key role in CSR initiatives of the Rane Foundation. He has worked in SAIL, Mascon Global Ltd, and Prasad Group prior to joining Rane in 2006. He is on the CII National Council on HR & IR, the President of the Chennai Chapter of the National HRD Network and Chairman of EFSI, TN. He is on the Board of Studies of the University of Madras, Department of Psychology and on a few other institutions. He graduated from the University of Madras and did his PG in HR from the Calcutta University. An alumnus of the Royal Institute of Public Administration, London, he has also undergone the Business Leaders Program at IIM, Calcutta. He is an ACC from ICF, USA. His hobbies are reading, travel and long distance running.