GM and Head HR, Godrej Nature’s Basket
Renu Jethani is currently the GM and Head HR of Godrej Nature’s Basket, the pioneer in gourmet retailing with an omni-retail chain of 37 stores across tier 1 cities and robust e-commerce presence across 200+ cities..Her current responsibilities span all strategic aspects of the HR—from human capital management to proactive engagement, talent development, talent retention and everything in-between.
Renu began her career with talent acquisition and BPHR at a large IT/ITES firm (Infosys BPO) which taught her the ins and outs of the HR best practices. She soon realized that she would need to cultivate more of a generalist background in order to grow faster professionally and spent close to 4 years in generalist profile at Infosys.
Post her marriage, she relocated to Mumbai and Joined Bennett, Coleman and Co. Ltd. as HR manager where her passion for human resources and her contributions earned her a promotion within 1.25 years of joining.
With a firm belief that HR transcends boundaries of sectors, Renu Joined Godrej Nature’s basket in 2011, and in her early years with Godrej, she was responsible for setting up the HR framework from scratch, developing and implementing processes to ensure consistency in organizational design, staffing strategies across all the locations.
Godrej Nature’s Basket has been just the place for her with timeless values and passionate culture and a manifestation of all that she had wanted for our industry: progressive practices, business alignment and a trusted brand that truly values its talent.
While Renu is proud to be a part of the revolution that retail sector is witnessing, she still believes that the human resources function in retail has a long way to go. She is quite proud and honored be a part of RAI forum that’s reshaping and enhancing the Retail Talent landscape.