MAGE - Leadership

Nishith Mohanty


Nishith Mohanty

Nishith Mohanty heads the HR function across the Manipal Group, comprising Education (both MaGE and universities), Healthcare, Research & Facilities and Services.

As Chief Human Resources Officer, his responsibilities include inculcating a performance driven culture, building a high performance organisation, talent acquisition & management, HR best practices and leadership development.

He is also responsible for alignment of HR function with the business needs of the group, and formulating and implementing HR strategy to ensure that the organisation is future ready.



Prior to joining Manipal Global, Nishith was Head, HR of the Bayer Group of Industries in India, responsible for all of the four businesses (chemicals, polymers, pharmaceuticals and crop science) spread across the country.

Earlier, Nishith held senior positions in HMT Ltd, South Asia Tyres (Now Goodyear Tyres), Max India, and Britannia.

He has a PGDPM from XLRI, Jamshedpur.