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6th Compensation & Rewards Summit

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THEME : COMPENSATION & REWARDS IN DIGITAL TIMES

SUB THEME :

THE E-COMMERCE & DIGITAL WORLD:WHAT IT MEANS FOR HR
  • Trends in the E commerce & digital companies … what is different?
  • What drives motivation in the digital world – challenge of risks, rewards or ??
  • Start Ups and the approach to compensation
  • How should the brick and mortar world deal with these trends??
  • How are these disruptive trends changing Employee expectations


  • CAN COMPENSATION EVER BE FAIR?
  • Determining Fairness – yardsticks to consider
  • Differentials in salary levels
  • Communication fairness


  • BEYOND BELL CURVES -- MANAGINGTHE ANNUAL RAISES
  • Exploring new approaches to managing the annual increases
  • New approaches to managing performance


  • MAKING PERFORMANCE REWARDS WORK
  • Does Variable Pay work ? Does it improve performance?
  • Are LongTerm Incentives useful in getting performance ?
  • What makes for a successful performance reward program


  • RETHINKING BENEFITS
  • What's new in Benefits
  • Can a new approach to benefits help the Diversity cause





  • CHAIRPERSON


    ANITA RAMACHANDRAN

    Managing Director Cerebrus

    Consultants Pvt. Ltd.

    ANITA RAMACHANDRAN

    Managing Director Cerebrus

    Consultants Pvt. Ltd.

    Profile

    Anita Ramachandran is the Founder of Cerebrus Consultants and a well known authority on Rewards.

    Anita began her career in the Management Consultancy division of AF Ferguson & Co. in Mumbai in 1976 as the first woman consultant in the firm. In her nineteen years stint with AFF, she worked in various parts of the country and was finally a Director of the firm.

    Anita founded Cerebrus Consultants in 1995 to focus on HR consulting including Organisation transformation. Her reputation and innovative work helped her build Cerebrus into a national presence in 5 years. Cerebrus has offices in 5 major cities and has worked with over 400 companies in South Asia in the last fifteen years. With over 50 consultants, Cerebrus has established itself as a specialist firm in the HR field.

    Anita is known as an authority in Reward management in the country and her work in the compensation and rewards area is well recognized. She advises about 100 companies each year on various aspects of rewards and addresses several issues related to top management Compensation and Rewards including Variable pay, ESOP and the enabling Performance Management Systems.

    Anita has written widely on the Rewards area in several local and international magazines. She wrote for 8 years in Business India, a well known column called "Job Watch".

    Anita is a MBA from the Jamnalal Bajaj Institute, Mumbai and has won several academic honours. She has graduated from R.A. Poddar College of Commerce, Mumbai University. She was a Dorab Tata scholar for 6 years through her college education and won several prizes at the University level in both graduate and post graduate level. She also pursued several extracurricular activities in her college days and has won several prizes for debating and writing.

    Anita champions several women's issues and is currently the Chairperson for TiE Stree Shakti.

    Anita is an independent Director on the board of several well known companies including UTI AMC, HCL Infosystems, Geometric Software and Godrej & Boyce.

    Anita is married and has two children, who live in the USA


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    SPEAKERS


    Emrana Sheikh

    Vice President HR

    Asian Paints Ltd.

    Emrana Sheikh

    Vice President HR

    Asian Paints Ltd.

    Profile

    Emrana Sheikh heads HR for Asian Paints as Vice President – Human Resources and she manages the large portfolio of Human Resources, Industrial Relations and Administration across all its subsidiaries and International Operations.

    She has overall rich experience of more than 22 years in both Manufacturing and Service Industry ranging from Automotive, FMCG, Express Transportation, Agricultural Equipment and Media. Prior to this, she headed HR for the Automotive Business and International Farm Equipment Business of Mahindra & Mahindra for over 5 years. During her FedEx stint of over 12 years, she has handled various challenging pan-divisional assignments having responsibilities for Europe, Middle East, Indian Sub-Continent and Africa.

    She has Bachelor of Science (Physics) and Masters Degree in Human Resource Management from Mumbai University. She has also completed her Post Graduate Diploma in Management from University of Leicester, UK. She is a certified MBTI Practitioner from Oxford Psychological Press, UK and has received several formal training in psychometric tools. She was nominated for the prestigious Mahindra Universe Program at Harvard University.

    She was awarded in April 2014, 'Leading Women in Human Resources' by IWLF (International Women Leadership Forum). She was invited by British Council High Commission to Sri Lanka for the South Asia Meet for Women Leaders on the theme of Global Education in March 2014. She has won the Global HR Practices Award in the Automotive Industry instituted by SIAM in partnership with NHRD for her contribution in the area of Rewards Management in 2012.


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    Tojo Jose

    Executive Vice President – HR

    Blue Star Ltd.

    Tojo Jose

    Executive Vice President – HR

    Blue Star Ltd.

    Profile

    Out of a total experience of about 30 years, Tojo has worked both in India and abroad, both as a Human Resources practioner and also as a consultant.

  • He started his career with HPCL where he held responsibilities in the Corporate office as well as Head of HR for North and South Regions.
  • On leaving HPCL, he joined Arvind Mills where he had a stint of 5 years and was designated as Head HR for Textiles Business at the time of leaving Arvind Mills.
  • After Arvind Mills, Tojo had a stint of almost 2 years with Arthur Anderson in Change Management Consulting before proceeding to Middle East where he was Group Chief Human Resources Officer (GCHRO) for Al-Suwaidi Group. Based out of the Holding Company, he was responsible for HR for the 9 companies in the Group, employing more than 10,000 employees, drawn from more than 30 countries.
  • On return to India after a 6 years stint in the Middle East, he joined as Vice President - HR & OD with Jubilant Energy, where he served for almost 4 years.
  • Currently he is working with Blue Star Limited, since December 2011, as Executive Vice President - Human Resources responsible for both HR & EHS, with a mandate to introduce and institutionalize HR best practices as relevant to Blue Star needs and culture under the aegis of People eXcellence Program (PXP). Recipient of the HR Leadership Award at the 6th Employer Branding Awards (Regional Round) and India Human Capital Summit 2011 held on December 17th, 2011 at Indira Group of Institutes, Pune.
  • Recipient of the Indira Super Achiever Award from Indira Group of Institutes Pune, in August 2012
  • Recipient of the award as one of the 30 Most Talented Global HR Leaders in Asia at the World HRD Congress in February 2013
  • Recipient of the award as one of the 100 Most Talented Global HR Leaders in Asia at the 23rd Edition of the World HRD Congress in February 2015
  • Tojo was elected and assigned responsibility as the Convener, Skill Development & Affirmative Action Panel, CII Maharashtra State Council for the years 2012/13, 2013/14 & 2014/15. He has been elected to the Maharashtra State Council for 2015/16 too.
  • Tojo is a speaker and panel member at various HR seminars and business schools, where his key focus is to bridge the gap between HR theory and practice, based on the perspectives gained by him from his experience of about 30 years.
  • Tojo did his graduation in English Literature and subsequently did his Post Graduation in Human Resources & Industrial Relations from Xavier Labour Relations Institute (XLRI), Jamshedpur in 1985. He is trained in Change Management best practices through Arthur Anderson at St. Charles, USA and is certified in Thomas PPA (Personal Profile Analysis), Team Analysis System Module and Test for Selection & Training.


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    Girish Kamath

    Head HR & Admin.

    BirlaSunlife Asset Management Company Ltd.

    Girish Kamath

    Head HR & Admin.

    BirlaSunlife Asset Management Company Ltd.

    Profile


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    DivakarKaza

    President HR

    Lupin Laboratories Ltd.

    DivakarKaza

    President HR

    Lupin Laboratories Ltd.

    Profile


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    Tanaya Mishra

    Managing Director-HR

    Accenture India

    Tanaya Mishra

    Managing Director-HR

    Accenture India

    Profile


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    Rani Desai

    Chief People Officer

    Deloitte India

    Rani Desai

    Chief People Officer

    Deloitte India

    Profile


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    Hrushikesh M.

    VP – HR

    Capgemini India Pvt. Ltd.

    Hrushikesh M.

    VP – HR

    Capgemini India Pvt. Ltd.

    Profile


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    Falguni Nayar

    CEO & Founder

    Nykaa.com (FSN E-Commerce Ventures Private Limited)

    Falguni Nayar

    CEO & Founder

    Nykaa.com (FSN E-Commerce Ventures Private Limited)

    Profile

    Falguni Nayar, Founder & CEO at Nykaa.com quit a successful career in finance to chase her dream of building India's premier online retailer for beauty and wellness.

    With a start in early 2012, Nykaa launched its online portal Nykaa.com in December 2012 and has since progressed to offering 350 leading brands on a single platform. The firm's long term plans include an Omni channel approach to serve India's beauty and wellness needs; towards this, the online store was unveiled in January 2013, and the firm's travel retail and high street stores started being introduced in August 2014, with the opening of its first Travel Store at Domestic Departures Area of Terminal 3 at IGI Airport in Delhi. In 2015, Ms.Nayar lead Nykaa to win The eTail Awards – 2014 as the "Most Innovative e-Commerce Company".

    Ms.Nayar has spent 19 years as an Investment Banker and Broker with the Kotak Mahindra Group. After an eight year stint with the group's international operations in the US and UK, Falguni headed the group's Institutional Equities business overseeing Sales, Trading, ECM and F&O trading. In 2005, she took over as Managing Director of the investment banking business where she successfully spearheaded the firm to be India's leading IPO banker and was instrumental in closing a number of successful M&A deals for the firm including sale of Hutchison to Vodafone, and the Bharti – WalmartJV for Retail amongst others. She is on several boards, including the Aviva Insurance Board, Dabur India and also serves as an Independent Member on the Tata Motors Board.

    Prior to joining the Kotak Mahindra Group, Falguni worked as a consultant with A. F. Ferguson & Co. She holds a Masters degree in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, where she majored in Finance. She graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics. Falguni has received many accolades through her career including the FICCI Ladies Organization (FLO) award for the top woman achiever in the field of banking and Business Today award recognizing her as top 25 women in business. She was a Founding Member of the Asia Society in India.

    Nykaa's Philosophy: Nykaa believes that every woman is beautiful. At Nykaa.com we are passionate about empowering every woman to look and feel confident and beautiful. Like a trusted confidante and beauty advisor, Nykaa is committed to helping contemporary Indian women make the best beauty and wellness choices suited to their needs and stage of life, whether its products, tools, content, services or just advice. Nykaa is a beauty and wellness e-commerce platform with a difference, committed to sustainable beauty, bringing you the best and biggest brands, an incredible shopping experience and excellent customer service. Our wide selection of brands and comprehensive advice will delight you day after day. Nothing gives Nykaa greater joy than seeing the inner beauty of every woman shine.

    Education

  • PGDM from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIMA)
  • B.Com from Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics, University of Mumbai


  • Current Roles
  • Founder & CEO, Nykaa.com
  • Board Member, Tata Motors Ltd, ACC Limited and Dabur India Limited


  • Nykaa.com is an online shopping website for beauty and wellness products. Nykaa is passionate about becoming premier online beauty destination by providing a wide range of brands and curated products. Nykaa also offers an online magazine, expert advice, and virtual makeover tools.

    Incorporated in 1974, Temasek is an investment company based in Singapore. Supported by 11 affiliates and offices in Asia and Latin America, Temasek owns a S$198 billion portfolio as at 31 March 2012, mainly in Singapore, Asia and growth markets.

    Tata Motors Limited is India's largest automobile company, with consolidated revenues of INR 1,88,818 crores (USD 34.7 billion) in 2012-13. It is the leader in commercial vehicles in each segment, and among the top in passenger vehicles with winning products in the compact, midsize car and utility vehicle segments. It is also the world's fifth largest truck manufacturer and fourth largest bus manufacturer.

    Previous Experience Summary
  • Corporate Advisor, Temasek Holdings Advisors India Pvt. Ltd. 2012-2014
  • MD & CEO of Kotak Investment Bank: 2006- 2012
  • Director, Institutional Equities at Kotak Securities Ltd., India: 2001 – 2012
  • Earlier set up international operations with responsibility for Institutional Equity Sales in London (1994) and USA (1997)
  • Joined Kotak Mahindra Finance Ltd. to Head the M&A Business – 1993
  • Manager and Consultant at A F Ferguson & Co. - 1985-1993


  • Kotak Mahindra Bank is India's premier private sector bank with a market capitalization of US$10 billion. It was set up as a financial services firm in 1985 and was converted to a bank in 2003. Today it has more than 20,000 employees and Rs. 10,000 crore in revenue. It has over 357 branches and 866 ATMs, which are spread all over India.

    Past Other Positions
  • Member, Operating Management Committee, Kotak Mahindra Bank
  • Director, Business Standard
  • Founding Member, Asia Society
  • Member of CEO Selection Committee of BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange)
  • Awards & Recognition
  • Recognized as Top Women in business by Business Today - 2009 & 2011.
  • Received the FICCI Ladies Organization (FLO) award for top woman achiever in the field of banking - 2008.

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