Manu Gopinath
Chief Operating Officer


Manu is the Global Head of Human Resources, responsible for all key aspects of UST's human capital including resource planning and deployment, performance management, engagement, retention, rewards, training, development and succession.

Manu spearheaded the transformation of UST's HR practices to be more business focused and results driven by creating and maturing the vertical focused business partner team and shared services team within HR.

Previously Manu was responsible for HR operations globally that included Employee Relations, Administration, Corporate Communications, Immigration, and HR systems.

Prior to his HR roles, Manu held a number of management positions in areas of business operations, program management, software engineering and business development.

Manu earned a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Mahatma Gandhi University, India and an MBA from University of Calicut, India. He is a graduate of Executive Program from UCLA Anderson School of Management. He has also completed the Advanced Program in Human Resource Management from UCLA Anderson School of Management.