Shalini Bhateja

SpecialityHR Vice President Africa, Coca-Cola

Shalini is currently the HR Vice President for Coca-Cola in Africa. She is a strategic HR leader with strong business background and expertise in Talent Management, Succession Management, and Learning Development & Diversity. She has over 20 years of experience in very diverse roles in business and HR. Before coming to Africa she was the Group Human Resources Director for Asia – Pacific at Coca-Cola.  

Shalini started her career in technical design with Howe and then joined Schneider Electric in sales. Since then she held roles in business- mainly Marketing, Strategy and HR at local, regional and global levels. Her experience is divided between driving frontline business and HR.  Shalini holds a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering  from Manipal Institute Of Technology and an MBA from Symbiosis Institute Of Management. Shalini has a personal passion for coaching and bringing out the best in people.