deodutta.kuraneDeodutta is the Group President – Human Capital Management at YES BANK. He spearheads the Human Resources function and is responsible for implementing innovative HR practices that will identify and nurture talent, evaluate employee contribution and establish action plans for empowering employees across the organization.

Prior to joining YES BANK, Deodutta was responsible for developing and executing the HR strategy at Bajaj Allianz as the Head – HR. He has been instrumental in developing a strong performance culture in the organization along with an effective reward and recognition system. One of his key achievements at Bajaj Allianz was in the area of learning and development with online and offline training programs and leadership development initiatives. Deodutta has successfully conceptualized and implemented an HR IT system at Bajaj Allianz, prior to which, he was with Bharat Forge Ltd, Pune.

Deodutta is a Gold Medalist in Industrial Relations and Welfare from the Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur and brings with him over 25 years of work experience in diverse facets of HR.