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Ira Gupta

HR Head

Ira Gupta leads the HR function for Microsoft in India which has an employee footprint that spans sales and marketing, research and development and customer services and support, in 11 Indian cities in the country. She is focused on making Microsoft India an exceptional place to work for its 20,000+ employees and ensures that Microsoft India is creating a culture that attracts and inspires talent that is passionate about achieving Microsoft’s mission.

Prior to Microsoft, Ira was part of the India leadership team at GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare where, over 16 years, she worked in various leadership roles across HR, Sales and Marketing, Communications and CSR. Apart from leading a number of strategic HR initiatives for GSK, Ira was instrumental in setting up the communications & CSR functions for the company in India. Ira is also an Independent Director on a number of boards of companies in India.

Ira holds an Masters in Business Administration with a specialization in Personnel Management & Industrial Relations from XLRI Jamshedpur. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Lady Shri Ram College, New Delhi, India.


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