Former 'Brand Equity' editor and senior VP at corporate communications for HDFC, Rajiv Banerjee, has joined Piramal as the group head for corporate communications.
Indicating his move a day before the announcement of joining Piramal, Banerjee stated in a LinkedIn post "Signed off from #hdfcbank on the 31st of December, 2021.I t has been a wonderful journey of immense learning for nearly a decade. I take with me, not just the knowledge and experience of working for one of the top banks in India, but also the relationships I have forged over the years. I wish to convey my heartfelt gratitude to the organisation and my former colleagues in the bank.
A big shout out to the professionals managing security at the Bank premises. Throughout my stint, every morning and evening, I have always seen them with a smile on their faces. They, in my opinion, epitomize professionalism and are the frontline brand ambassadors of the bank. Thank you to them!"
The Piramal group is a home grown MNC with interests in areas as wide as pharma, life sciences, real estate and financial services. In 2020 the group clocked a consolidated revenues were ~US$1.7 Billion , as per the company website.
With over 25 years of experience in journalism and corporate communications Banerjee has an extensive educational background as well. This includes a law degree (LLB) from the University of Mumbai and degrees in public policy from ISB, Hyderabad and Takshashila, Bengaluru.