Rajesh Hurkat, Mattel (Asia)

2021 HRD Global 100

senior director HR of global manufacturing

As senior director HR of global manufacturing, Rajesh Hurkat heads HR for multiple manufacturing sites for Mattel. He works with a 25,000-plus workforce, a team of 100-plus HR professionals, and Fortune 500 companies across pharma, telecom, cement, and FMCG sectors. His years of experience with Mondelez International, Aditya Birla Group, LafargeHolcim, Vodafone, and Pfizer has developed his agility, strategic orientation, business acumen, and multi-cultural orientation, to build a high-performance work culture at Mattel India.