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7th Compensation & Rewards Summit

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Award Winners 2017






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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ROLE PLAYERS

Anupama Vaidya

Vice President - HR, Grindwell Norton Ltd. & HPM Sector

Saint-Gobain Group in India

Anupama Vaidya

Vice President - HR, Grindwell Norton Ltd. & HPM Sector

Saint-Gobain Group in India



Bachelor's in Computer Science from University of Pune followed by Master's in Business Administration (MBA) with specialization in Human Resource Development from Symbiosis Institute of Business Management.

More than 22 years of rich and diverse experience in general management areas including Human Resource Strategy; Organization Development; Talent Management, Nurturing, Engagement, Learning & Development across various industries. Organizations include Grindwell Norton Ltd. & HPM Sector at the Saint-Gobain Group in India, Lodha Group, Hinduja Group India, Colgate-Palmolive (I) Ltd., Geometric Software Solutions Co. Ltd, Mafatlal Industries Ltd. with a stint as a free-lance Organizational Facilitator


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Dr. Lakshmi Nadkarni

Director - Human Resource

BASF Limited

Dr. Lakshmi Nadkarni

Director - Human Resource

BASF Limited



Dr. Lakshmi Nadkarni brings close to 25 years of corporate experience to Human Resources Function.

She led significant change management initiatives and delivery of strategic HR solutions in the Organizations she worked with.

Lakshmi spent five years in academia at the University of Poona while pursuing a doctoral programme in Industrial Sociology soon after completing Master's in Sociology and Social Welfare. Her corporate career began with consumer industry at Reckitt Benckiser in India followed by the responsibility for Heading - Human Resources in Sri Lanka operations. She moved to manufacturing and specialty chemicals where she spent 10 years, first with the BASF Group in India and later with Dow Chemicals as the HR Leader for Dow India. Her last stint before she returned to BASF India recently as Head Human Resources – South Asia was with Pfizer Ltd, the Indian subsidiary of the world's leading biopharmaceutical company.

Her management style, characterized by simplicity and modesty, are key to her professional success.


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Rajeshwar Tripathy

Chief People Officer

Mahindra & Mahindra Limited

Rajeshwar Tripathy

Chief People Officer

Mahindra & Mahindra Limited



Rajeshwar Tripathi is the Chief People Officer for Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. His responsibilities involve overseeing the Human Resource function for the Domestic and International Operations. After the formation of Automotive and Farm Equipment Sectors (AFS) in 2010, he has spearheaded the integration and synergizing of HR processes of the two sectors with a focus on leveraging best practices of both.  He has also led interventions for Mahindra Group like "Project Harmony" for the Mahindra Group, which is one of the largest integration projects in SAP HR and "Mahindra Rise Recruitment Project" involving re-engineering of the recruitment process to align it to the Rise philosophy. Driven by the purpose of enhancing the last mile delivery of HR, Rajeshwar has envisaged and led the Conceptualization & Execution of one of the largest HR Shared Services in manufacturing sector in the country. Rajeshwar was also awarded the CXO Award by the World Auto Forum, under the HR CXO category, in the recently announced 2015 World Auto Forum Awards which involves exhaustive research and multiple jury rounds.

Prior to being with Mahindra, Rajeshwar was with Eicher Motors Ltd. where he was the HR Head for the Commercial Vehicle Business. His earlier stints included organizations such as Jindal SAW Pipes, Steel Authority of India (SAIL) and Cement Corporation of India (CCI). He is a Science Graduate and has a Post Graduation in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations from XISS, Ranchi. 


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Dr. Ritu Anand

Vice President & Deputy Head - Global Human Resource

Tata Consultancy Services

Dr. Ritu Anand

Vice President & Deputy Head - Global Human Resource

Tata Consultancy Services



Dr. Ritu Anand is Deputy Head-Global HR, and Head-Talent Management at Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). In this diverse role she oversees key aspects of HR, including compensation & benefits, company policies, career, performance and leadership management. She also spearheads the Workplace Diversity initiative in TCS, and is a member of the Group Diversity Council and the HR Steering Committee at the TATA Group. She is also on the Board of Directors at two TATA Group companies.

She is currently an Executive Board Member and Regional President (West) at the National HRD Network (NHRD) in India. She is a well-renowned speaker at various forums sharing her visionary views on the future of workplace, talent and diversity. She has been featured on the SAP Game Changing Women Radio and has also written for Fortune Magazine (Most Powerful Women) on her views on "setting yourself up for success".

She has been a recipient of the "WILL Women's Choice Award" that recognizes the contribution of the individual towards bringing advancement of women in corporate leadership, and has also been a recipient of the "Exemplary Leader Award" by World HRD Congress, "Meritorious Service Award" by Worldwide ERC, "Seasoned HR Professional Award 2014" by NHRD, and the "Achiever of Excellence Award" by Bombay Management Association and the "Outstanding HR Professional in IT industry" by IT People Awards.

A doctorate in Psychology and a pioneer in the field of Human Resources with a career spanning over 25 years, Dr. Ritu Anand is most passionate about people and what drives them. Developing Women Leaders is an area that she is personally committed to and has done tremendous work both in and outside of TCS in this area. An iconic leader, a charismatic speaker and a role model in the HR community of India.


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Subhash Khare

Vice President - Human Resource

Wipro Limited

Subhash Khare

Vice President - Human Resource

Wipro Limited

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Suchitra Rajendra

CHRO and VP

PepsiCo India Region

Suchitra Rajendra

CHRO and VP

PepsiCo India Region



Suchitra has over 20 years of rich HR experience in Australia, India and Asia Pac, in a variety of sectors ranging from not for profit to consulting to FMCG. She has both line HR, consulting and strategic HR experience.

She is currently the CHRO for PepsiCo India Region for all businesses. She is responsible for the overall HR strategic agenda to ensure sustainable business growth through driving the talent, culture and organization agenda. She is responsible for setting up the right structure and leadership to enable business growth.

Prior to this she was heading the HR function for multiple countries (Thailand, Vietnam, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia, Korea, Japan and Philippines) across Asia Pacific for PepsiCo. Her focus was on building the right organization design and change management to ensure PepsiCo continues to win in a highly competitive global environment. She was also responsible for ensuring that a high values culture is embedded across the geography.

Earlier, she was Director Talent Sustainability at PepsiCo India and responsible for the entire gamut of creating the right policies, processes, culture and systems. She designed interventions to build a robust leadership pipeline to ensure sustainability of the business.

She joined PepsiCo in 2006 and prior to that was the Associate Director at Cerebrus Consulting responsible for setting up and driving business in the Northern region of India. She was heading the HR function at Work-Ventures in Sydney, Australia. She started her career at CDOT at the turning point of the telecom transformation in India.

She has a Post Graduate degree in HR from Xaviers Labour Relations Institute, Jamshedpur, India and Graduate degree in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry from Bangalore university.


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Sunil Prabhune

Chief Exec. - Rural Finance, CHRO

L&T Financial Services

Sunil Prabhune

Chief Exec. - Rural Finance, CHRO

L&T Financial Services



Mr. Sunil Prabhune brings with him over 18 years of experience in global and regional leadership roles. He has a proven track record of success in leading cross functional assignments, implementing break-through change management, developing and implementing complex Human Resources strategies, and of building high performing, diverse teams.

In his current role, he is leading Rural Finance business of L&T Financial Services with asset size of about 9700 crores, over 25 lakh customers and a workforce of about 8500 people. He is also heading Human Resources function for L&T Financial Services, and is responsible for conceptualizing and driving the human resource strategy for the Group.

Mr. Prabhune has also led Corporate Communication, Facilities Management and Corporate Social Responsibility function for L&T Financial Services. Prior to joining L&T Financial Services, he has been associated with ICICI bank, GE and Novartis in various capacities.

He is a Gold Medalist in Business Management from Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar and holds a Bachelor's degree in Commerce from Pune University.


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T Andrew Issac

General Manager - Rewards &Hr Analytics

Capgemeni India Private Limited, India

T Andrew Issac

General Manager - Rewards &Hr Analytics

Capgemeni India Private Limited, India




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And others who you will meet...

  Sulaxmi Prasad, Head of Performance, Rewards and Analytics, Digi Telecommunications, Malaysia

  Ramesh Subramaniam, Senior Manager - Compensation and Benefits, Gems Education , UAE

  Chetna Singh, Vice President, APJ Total Rewards, SAP, Singapore

  Festus Ikhazuangbe, Head, Contributions & Benefits Administrations, Investment One Pension Managers Ltd, Nigeria

  SuhridChaudhuri, Senior Manager Rewards and OD, Noor Investment Group, UAE

  ElieMonchi, Head of Global Rewards, Givaudan, Switzerland

  Molly Ang, Executive Director, C&B, Seagate International Pte Ltd, Singapore

  Michal Kusak, MEA Compensation & Benefits Leader , IBM Middle East, FZ-L.L.C, UAE

  Foisal Mahmud Rownak, Manager, Compensation & Benefits, Sanofi Bangladesh Limited, Bangladesh

  Md. Rofiqul Islam, Manager, HRIS & Compensation, Save the Children , Bangladesh

  Lipika Verma, Director Rewards, India & Pacific, Schneider Electric , India