Regional HR Director, Human Resources (Asia Pacific)
Rohde & Schwarz Regional Headquarters Pte. Ltd.
A dynamic Human Capital development professional with a diverse corporateexperienceearned over last 24 years across multiple industries both indirected and creative environment. Being a part of Senior Leadership Team, drove HR Transformation and lead the organizational change management initiatives through implementing HR Processes and embracing changes toward excellence. Possess exceptional proficiency in Employee Relations and Productivity Enhancement through effective Learning intervention and Engagement Drives. Effective in building relationships with employees and managers at all levels within an organization to support the business strategy, resolving communication issues and motivate individuals to optimal performance. Possess a proven track record of being ethical, sound judgment and achieving positive results.
He is a Certified Executive and Life Coach from International Coach Federation and helping people to self-discover themselves in reaching to their aspired goal. He is a promoter of Digital Mindset envisioning technology will change the quality of life in this world of disruptive innovation hence believes in the philosophy “Change is the only constant, embrace it or become history”.As a part of digital transformational leadership development, pursued a 09 Months long online Leadership Development Program name “Potentialife”delivered by Harvard University Professor Tal Ben-Shahar and Veteran Mckinsey’s consultant Angus Ridgway.
In his long professional journey of two decades, he worked with leading corporate brands like Lafarge, Reckitt Benckiser and at present Axiata. Before joining the corporate world, he worked in Bangladesh Navy and Armed Forces Division as Lieutenant Commander. He is also a Part-time faculty of “American International University of Bangladesh(AIUB)” since 2013.
He has done his Advanced Management Program from “INSEAD” and MBA from “Royal Roads University, British Columbia, Canada”with major in “Digital Technology Management”.
TIL Limited (Tractors India)
Nadeem is currently CHRO at TIL limited (Tractors India) and is responsible for Corporate HR, IR and business strategy role at TIL. He is a Post Graduate in Personnel Management & Industrial Relations from Xavier Institute of Social Services
He started his Human Resources career with Ballarpur Industries Limited in 1986. He moved to Tata Steel in 1991 and served them for 18 years in various capacities in IR, HR and L&D roles.He served Exide Industries Limited as Director-HR and was a whole-time Director on the Board of the Company from 2009 till 2017. He led business role as chairman of subsidiary company.
He is member National Executive Board of NHRDN as Regional President- East. He is Co- Chairman of CII HR &IR sub - committee of eastern region and member CII Eastern region committee.
Nadeem is a visiting faculty to various institutes. He has delivered talks in the International, National & Regional level seminars and conferences. He has authored several articles in professional journals. He is a member of several professional bodies like CII, NHRD, NIPM and others.
Oliver "Liv" C. Requilman
Vice President For Human Resources
St. Luke's Medical Center
A Certified Total Rewards Specialist from ASEAN Institute of Total Rewards, and a Certified HR Professional from International Federation of Professional Managers. He has professional affiliation at People Managers Association of the Philippines - CEBU, as an active member and , officer from 2005 – 2009, and became the Chapter President 2012 People Managers Association of the Philippines - Eastern Visayas. He was the Committee Director for Special Projects at Philippine Society for Training and Development, Cebu Inc., 2013. His professional affiliation is not limited within Philippines; but extends to international membership in Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management (HKIHRM) as an individual member, and has attended international HR Conferences both in Hong Kong, India, Australia and Singapore over the past years. He was awarded “HR Leadership Award” in Bangalore India, last 2013 by Institute of Public Enterprise and Ascent (NGO) for promoting harmonious industrial relations; and for promoting a proactive Labor Management Council in the plant where he was assigned. And most recently, has been recognized as one of the 500 Global HR Minds and Global HR Leadership Award in Mumbai, India, by Times Ascent Inc.
He has completed an Executive Education program in INSEAD - France under scholarship of Johnson & Johnson Global Corporate Citizenship. And have completed Management Development Program degree in Asian Institute of Management.
He is one of the many young Thought Leaders in Human Resource Management and Leadership, and has spoken to conferences, has conducted seminars/learning sessions, and wrote articles online for the same field of interest.
He has adequate knowledge in labor policies of China, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Singapore Labor Policies.
Dr. Saundarya Rajesh
Social Entrepreneur, Founder & President
Dr Saundarya Rajesh is one of India’s most respected thought leaders on Diversity & Inclusion. An award-winning social entrepreneur, she is best known as the pioneer of Second Career opportunities for women in Corporate India. She has been recognised as a “#100Women Achiever” by India’s Ministry of Women and Child Development as also listed in the United Nation’s “Women Transforming India”.
A relentless advocate of the potential of women in the workplace, Saundarya is the advisor of choice for an impressive list of organizations and leaders on the benefits of Inclusion and Diversity. One of the earliest voices in India to speak about the need for gender balance in the workplace, her diversity immersion sessions have benefited varied audiences, ranging from industry bodies to the police force, from entrepreneurs to college goers, from organizations like Accenture, Deloitte, IBM, Mahindra Group and Tata Group to small and medium businesses. Inspirational in her approach to tackling systemic issues faced by women, Saundarya has irrevocably changed the game for the Indian Woman Professional, by introducing the concept of “Career Intentionality” and “Career Re-entry” to Corporate India.
An entrepreneur who has created successful, growing enterprises such as AVTAR Career Creators, FLEXI Careers India and AVTAR Human Capital Trust, Saundarya has recently entered the Artificial Intelligence domain by setting up India’s first ‘AI in Talent Acquisition’ company – Bruhat Insights Global. Bruhat provides cutting edge predictive and prescriptive analytics for selecting the right hire, through job selection patterns and career engagement insights via big data drawn from over a million successful job placements.
Widely quoted on women’s careers, entrepreneurship and inclusive leadership, Saundarya is a highly sought-after speaker at conferences, national and international and a firm believer in integrating work and life. In her pursuit to develop and inspire people to grow to their full potential, she is set to make her writing debut through the book – “The 99 Day Diversity Challenge” published by SAGE, poised to hit the stands in October 2018.
Chief People Officer
Lakshmi Achanta, Chief People Officer of Innominds; is an exemplary people and business leader holding world wide responsibility of company’s strategic human resources activities.
Innomindsas the name speaks; it not only stands out as one of the few companies that are far ahead of technologybut also the only product engineering partner with integrated expertise in applications, devices and analytics. Innominds challenges both on the breadth and depth of technical talent and also seeks a unique skill to manage innovation as a service.
Lakshmi has been on the mission of nurturing this unique talent over the years and retaining them. A strong system and culture has been developed under her leadership for the retention of this high performing, unique diverse workforce; enabling growth of every individual by creating the synergy through novel modalities of HR technology.
A rare human resource professional that has promoted the culture of “Let us succeed together- It is just not the leadership and it is everybody together - Any initiative is For the People and By the people” lead to oneness and ‘we’ness in the company.
She actively advocated an environment that nurtures the critical thinking of 1000+ Innovators encouraging every one of them to think like entrepreneurs - has been helping in solving the complex customer problems effortlessly and thus retaining the company’s position at top all the time.
She carries the charter to assess and mitigate strategic and operational risks across the organization . She is also the ombudswoman for the company.
Under her leadership; delivery, quality, maturity and speed have scaled up multi-fold drawing the attention of many; thus makingInnominds rank thrice “Top 50 Best Companies To Work For in India”, by the Great Places to Work Institute and also recognized as “Dream Companies To Work For” with a 36th rank by Times Ascent in 2016.
An organisation – built and being operated by hearts with creative approach, originality and differentiation.
Dr. Christina Augustine
Head HR India
Dr. Christina Augustine is a proficient Global HR leader with 20 years of experience in leading Global HR in diverse industries and capacities (IT, Telecom, FMCG & Health Care). Currently, AVP HR HEAD for Ness Technologies, ushered previously as Global SBU HR Head, (Virtusa Polaris Corporation) and has a PhD in Applied Psychology with expertise in leading Digital HR & OD domains. She is honored as one of the “Most Talented HR Leader (2017)” and “Top 25 most innovative HR Tech Leader (2016)” in Asia Pacific HRM & a National award entitled “Indira Super Achiever (2008)” in HR Excellence. She is internationally recognized as Chair & Judge for the Stevies International Business Award & Great Employers platform. Pioneers in winning distinguished International HR accolades & Business platforms (*). A Diversity Champion, who leads and drives the Diversity & Inclusion portfolio in all capacities.
A Management Consultant & Coach, certified from NFNLP, USA; & as NGM@Maxis (Harvard Business School-Maxis Telecom, Malaysia). She is trained in Transactional Analysis from ITAA (International Transactional Analysis Association) & the Adlerian approach. Industry Expert in International HR forums and Management schools contributing HR, HCM, Industrial & Organizational Psychology; has published several scientific papers. Above all, an experienced Therapist & Mentor specialized in counseling & psychotherapy.
Chris is a HR evangelist and International Keynote Speaker through TV Shows, Social Forums, Print & other media. Her buzzing TV show “Enna Seivadhu?” & “Kelviyum Doctorum” is a good family treat. Youth reach, Community, Social work & Evangelism are her other exciting areas of interest.
Dr. Ankita Singh
Vice President and Global Head of HR
CIGNEX Datamatics Technologies Limited
Vice President and Global Head of HR at CIGNEX Datamatics.She has over 15 years of progressive experience in managing and leading various aspects of Human Resources spanning across high paced business domains of ITES.In addition to all functions of HR, Ankita overseas other enabling functions like Administration, Travel and Resource Management.
Ankitaholds a PHd in Management and is a Gold Medalist in BBA as well as MBA. She has done HR and Business Strategy related Executive Management Programmes from IIM-A, ISB- Hyderabad and XLRI.She is a certified PPA(Thomas Profiling) Practitioner.
She has excelled in establishing innovative and competitive initiatives and institutionalizing a strong performance driven culture at CIGNEX Datamatics which has resulted in the company being certified as a“Great Place to Work 2017-18”.
Her expertise includes transformational change management and M&A initiatives. She has extensively worked in all facets of HR with special interest in the field of leadership Development, Organizational Behaviour, Culture Building and Employee Engagement.
She has been recognized in different prestigious platforms for her contribution and excellence in the field of HR and leadership. She was awarded “CHRO of the Year 2017”, “Women Personality of the Year 2017 by Femina” and “Most Influential HR Leaders 2017”, to name a few.
She believes in driving organizational culture and values through PEOPLE, not processes.
Apart from her professional excellence, Ankita is very active in supporting social causes by working closely with various NGOs’ on Child Education and Development. She is an avid traveller, and a passionate photographer.
Aleya Pervin Leena
Head of HR
Systems Solutions & Development Technologies
An Enthusiastic, results oriented and internationally recognised HR professional with extensive experience in planning and directing all areas of Human Resources that includes but is not limited to: benefits, compensation, employment law, employee engagement, performance management, process development, talent management, compliance, supervision & training. A Strategic HR partner executing HR best practices to align the objectives of the organization while maximizing employee potential by fostering a positive work environment that promotes employee morale by developing interpersonal relationships within all levels of the organization utilizing attentiveness, trust, and respect.
I have worked for different National and International organizations including BRAC, Save the Children, GIZ, US Embassy, Rahim Afrooz Superstores Limited etc. I have been working as HR Professional for last 16 years and got exposure of holding senior management positions in the capacity of HOHR. Currently I am working as the Head of HR for System Solutions and Development Technologies Limited an organization with 320 working force. This is a senior management position and plays a vital role in setting strategic decisions. This position is reportable to the CEO. I got an exposure with the Development sectors as well as the commercial sector and service Industry.
I have an outstanding academic track record as well. I have completed by Graduation and Post-Graduation under Social Science Faculty from Dhaka University the leading public university of the country. Later on I have completed MBA in HRM with a very good CGPA.
I am a recognized trainer and coach. A self-motivated leader and trainer. I believe in human capacity and love to grow with and develop People. Ensuring people with good and positive attitude is a great challenge and people with right attitude can only be the success factor for any organization. As an HR professional I always devote my experiences and skills to increase people capacity of thinking and setting objectives as per the organization expectation. My team is my main strength.