Umesh Phadke is currently the chief transformation officer and former president director of L’Oréal Indonesia.

Prior to joining L’Oréal, Umesh Phadke gained over 17 years of sales, marketing and general management experience across four countries. He is proficient in six languages, including Bahasa Indonesia and Thai.

Starting in 1995, Umesh has had a successful career with P&G and Glaxo SmithKline where he held various commercial and marketing positions across India, Thailand and the ASEAN region. 

In 2020, Umesh had been recognised as Most People-Focused CEO by HR Excellence and one of the Best CEO Indonesia by SWA Magazine. He also led the company solidarity efforts to employees, business partners and communities, and L’Oréal Indonesia has been recognised as Corporate Pandemic Heroes by SWA Magazine.

Check out Umesh Phadke’s article on the key to attracting, developing and nurturing talent.