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Feedback 2015

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Dear Dr Bhatia,

First of all let me congratulate you for organizing such a wonderful event and bringing together the whole HR fraternity under one roof for the 4 days. I would definitely be associated with the organization now onwards as it brings together the best HR professionals thereby enhances the knowledge on latest HR trends. I purchased the book CHRO Asia and it is written wonderfully.

Once again heartfelt thanks to you for recognizing and bringing us together.

Sunil Kumar Bhandary,

Assistant Manager – HR (C & B)

A. A. Bin Hindi Group of Companies


Dear Dr Bhatia and Team,

Well done on organizing the Conference and Awards and congratulations on the success!

I look forward to meet you and your team in Malaysia soon!

Best regards,

M. Sasidharan

Senior Manager - Talent Management



Dear Mr. Bhatia,

I would have enjoyed being at Mumbai to receive this award being conferred by your Jury. However, due to some sudden and urgent work, not in position to attend the ceremony. My congratulations to you and your team for doing such a wonderful work in the area of Human Resources which in my opinion is of really International class and comparable to the very best Globally.

Hope you will excuse me for this. Wishing you all the very best.

Best Regards,

Rakesh Seth

Senior Vice President - Group HR

Fedders Lloyd Corporation Ltd.


Dear Dr. Bhatia,

We thank you for the honor conferred upon to SBI Life Insurance in recognition of our efforts in the following focus areas:

• HR Strategy in-line with Business

• Managing Health at Workplace

• Excellence in HR through Technology

The awards conferred will go a long way in motivating our team to continue making efforts and excel in all our future endeavors. We look forward to a continued and fruitful association with the World HRD Congress in the times to come.

Thank You,

With Best Regards,

Varsha Mondkar

Head (HR & Administration)

SBI Life Insurance


Dear Dr. Bhatia,

Thank you for the honor of receiving the award from you..! Was a pleasure to meet you. It was a wonderfully organized event. Commendable effort by the organizing team..!


Bindu Nambiar

Head Global Talent Acquisition

Welspun India Ltd.


Dear Raju,

Thank you so much for allowing me the opportunity to bring speakers and colleagues to your conference and the experience of once again being a part of your Women's Leadership Conference and the World HRD Congress. I have you on my calendar for both conferences again next year. They are simply amazing opportunities to connect with global talent. For World HR Congress, It rocked as always

Where you get your energy I will never know! God Bless, Sai Ram and PLEASE keep up your good work!

Nina E Woodard,


President & Chief 'N' Sights Officer

Nina E Woodard & Associates


Dear Dr. Bhatia,

First and Foremost, I would like to acknowledge my note of congratulations for a well organized event. My team and me were very impressed on the overall event held and we will certainly continue to support and participate in your future events. Btw, my team loved India and everything went smooth and awesome. They wished next year's event will be held in New Delhi instead. Please convey my congratulations to the entire organizing team.


Kassim Ali

Head - Human Resources & Admininistration

UEM Sunrise Berhad


Dear Dr Bhatia,

The mega congress between 13th Feb - 18th Feb broadly on Leadership in Women, WHRDC, CSRC along with Coaching, training, B- School Awards etc, etc was mind blowing. As usual it was great learning for Jayanti and me.

Thank you very much for having us for the congress, your energy levels , being able to manage so many diverse group of people and ensuring that only the best was delivered was just fantastic.

Take care, all the best.


Sandip Ghose


National Institute of Securities Markets


Dr. Bhatia,


Thanks a lot for honoring me during the World HRD Congress. It was a great platform and event was superbly organized. Hats off to you and your team for putting up this grand show....take a bow.

Do let me know if I can be of any help for the forum in personal and professional capacity. Thanks once again.


Yuvaraj Srivastava




Dear Dr. Bhatia,

I hope this email finds you well-rested after a very successful conference. Congratulations to you and your team for putting a wonderful couple of days filled with lots of learning and interaction.

On behalf of Community Business, thank you for the opportunity to run a track on Diversity & Inclusion at the World HRD Congress. Thanks to your team's continued support during the day. We received positive feedback for all the three sessions.

Dr. Bhatia, we would love to continue partnering with Fun & Joy at Work as we move forwards. We would like to reconnect and explore other opportunities to collaborate when you've had an opportunity to rest!

Looking forward to hearing from you soon.


Pooja Shahani

Country Manager, India

Community Business


Dear Dr. Bhatia,

At the outset let me Congratulate you and your team for organizing yet another very successful World HRD Congress. Thank you for bestowing me with the recognition.


Chandan Chattaraj

Executive Joint President - Global HR and Corporate Affairs

Uflex Limited


Dear Dr Bhatia,

It was good meeting you after all.

It was a great event with great learning and it was a great honor for me to have received an award there and getting an opportunity to do a session. Please convey my thanks and appreciations to Dr. Bhatia as well. I was so impressed with his personality, charisma & humility. Eagerly looking forward to meet him again. Highly appreciate your support in this.

Best Regards

Sujith Bandulahewa

Marketing Manager – Education Times

Wijeya Newspapers Ltd.


Dear Dr Bhatia,

I had a great time at the grand ceremony in Taj on Sunday 15.

Best Regards,

Deepak Balgobin

Director of Human Resources & External Affairs

Shanti Maurice – A Nira Resort


Dear Dr Bhatia,

Thank you so much for the wonderful event. It was really a moment of honor and pride for us in KBT. Moreover, you had arranged the function so well that there is no room for any criticism. This shows the visionary within you and your passion to have a CSR culture to be developed within the industry around the globe.

Thanks, once again.

Best regards,

Rishi Jacob

Finance Manager

Kuwait Business Town Real Estate Co.


Good day Dr Bhatia,

Thank you for a well - organized conference. The speakers and topics was of high standards and relevant to job situations. The choice of hotel was excellent! Thank you for my award and insert in your book.


Denise Veeran

Group Human Capital Director



Dear Dr Bhatia,

What a wonderful conference last week at Taj Land's End- it was informative, highly interactive, well organized, with great speaker diversity, and highly engaged participants. I greatly enjoyed meeting with other speakers in the speakers' lounge. All in all, it was a pleasure to travel to India and be included—thank you to you and the entire team. Many thanks for being my communication link to the conference—you have done a marvelous job!

Warm regards,

Wendy Axelrod

Managing Partner

Talent Savvy Manager, LLC


Dear Sir,

Good day and Greetings!!! Hope you are fine and everything at your side is going well.

First of all, heartiest gratitude and big thanks to you and the selection committee / panel for selecting me for the prestigious award "The 100 Most Talented Global HR Leaders" which is really a big recognition for me and for my HR career. Also thanks for giving me the opportunity to attend the great conference and to enrich my networking level.

Also I am wishing a big CONGRATULATION to you and to the conference committees / coordinators for organizing such a successful conference. The conference is really a grand accomplishment and success. Organizing a conference like this one is highly appreciable.

Thanks again for your support, cooperation, great hospitality / arrangements and especially for selecting me for the prestigious award "The 100 Most Talented Global HR Leaders". Wishing you all the best.

Have a nice day and keep in touch.

Best regards,

Zahadul Karim Chowdhury Dany

Manager, OD & Training, HRD



Thank you Dr Bhatia

It was indeed a pleasure to participate and looking forward to the next edition

With Kind Regards,

Nasser Mohammed Al Hajri

General Manager - CHRO & Head of Corporate Affairs

National Bank of Oman


Dear Dr Bhatia

It was a pleasure attending the Conference. It would be my pleasure to be associated with it. I personally congratulate you n your team for the grand success of the Congress...

Ruth Barla

Dy. General Manager HRD/Personnel

Coal India Limited


Dear Dr Bhatia,

Thank you very much for hosting us and I'm pleased to be invited to the recent World HRD Congress and be associated with it.

Best regards

Mohd Najid Yahya

Chief Human Resources Officer

Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd


Dear Dr Bhatia,

Thank you and I reciprocate the feelings. It was indeed immensely satisfying and enjoyable being at the HRD Congress this year.

With best regards

Jays Chandy

Senior VP & Head – HR

Cleartrip Pvt. Ltd.


Dear Dr. Bhatia,

Many thanks for your kind note. I found it to be a very interesting conference and I have taken away a number of ideas from the speakers you had which were generally of a high caliber. I also very much enjoyed my first exposure to India as did my family – next stop will probably be a short trip to Hyderabad.

I look forward to attending more of your events in future.

Kind Regards

Christopher Lipscomb

Regional Head of Human Resources

Al Tamimi & Company


Thanks Dr. Bhatia for everything, it was an exhilarating experience.

Best Regards,

Suman Paul

Compensation & Benefits

Human Resources

Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Ltd.


Dear Mr. Bhatia,

Good Morning!!

It was indeed great experience and fabulous arrangements made by the team during the days and we thoroughly enjoyed the hosting .More precisely it was great learning experience for us.

Thanks & Regards,


HR Dept

AMARA RAJA Group of Companies


Dear Dr Bhatia,

It was an absolute privilege and an honor to be a part of this . Apart from the session learnings, the scale, the networking, the energy, drive, motivation, synchronization was a world class benchmark indeed. Look forward to be associated with this, in different contexts.

Warm regards,

Sugato Palit


Experion Developers Private Limited


Dear Dr Bhatia

At the onset let me express my heartfelt gratitude for an amazing experiential learning event put up beautifully by you and your team. It has been an honour to be a part of such an event and you have been most hospitable and energetic host. Look forward to hearing from you



Dr. Rajani Tewari

Head- Human Resources

Wockhardt Hospitals Ltd.


Dear Dr Bhatia

Thank you for your note and the opportunity to be part of the World HRD Congress 2015. I must commend you and your team for a fabulous event. Was great to see HR leaders awarded with the CHRO award and the Lifetime Achievement Award. Receiving the HR Tech Leader Award was surely energizing and would act as a catalyst to aspire for more in the future. Thanks for the inspiration.

Last but not the least, without any doubt your passion and energy brought Soul in the event. Many congrats and kudos


Somnath Baishya

Director & Head Human Resources

Adobe India


Thank you Dr. Bhatia for the wonderful event. Wishing you the very best.


Deepak Chawla

Senior Executive Vice President - Human Resource

Reliance Infrastructure Limited


Dear Dr. Bhatia,

I had a great time meeting great people, learning and conveying my two cents during the event. Looking forward to a meaningful contribution in the future!

Thanks and regards,

Stephane Michaud, Ph.D

APAC Regional Manager – HRD Consulting & Strategic Planning

Mitsubishi Corporation


Dear Dr. Bhatia,

Thanks much for your mail. It was a privilege to be associated with this event and look forward to my connect in future too. Best Wishes & Warm Regards

Rajesh Bhasin

Executive Vice President

Uflex Limited (Chemicals Division)


Thank you very much, Dr Bhatia. It was a novel experience at the conference and I appreciate the HR Tech Award as well. Got to meet a lot of my friends, which was a big bonus.


Santanu Paul, Ph.D

MD and CEO



Thanks Mr.Bhatia. I enjoyed delivering the session.

Happy to support the event going forward as well.

Best Regards,

K S Meenakshi

Head Centers of Excellence – Mumbai

Director, Country Head - Human Resources

Credit Suisse Securities (India) Private Limited


Thanks lot Dr Bhatia for your note. This speaks of your humility and personal connect .

It was a great event, planned and executed very well. You are a great host and shall look forward to associate with the events in future as well.

Thanks & regards,

Barttanu Kumar Das

Head- Human Resources

Blue Dart Express Limited


Dear Dr Bhatia,

It was indeed a great pleasure and experience for us to attend the recent programme, which gave us insights on relevant HR practices that were shared by HR professionals from all over the globe. We enjoyed the atmosphere, the sessions and especially the networking with others in the same field. The event itself was very well organised and the venue was an excellent choice. A job well done to you and the organizing committee!!

Thank you again for making it a wonderful event and we look forward to continue being associated with the World HRD Congress.

Cheers and best regards,

Nazri Abd Rahim

Senior General Manager

HR Strategy & Performance Management

Group Human Resources

Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd


Dear Dr Bhatia,

It is such an honor to be associated with such a prestigious event and with you personally. I respect you for the commitment made to provide us in the HR fraternity. I look forward to working with you and your team and the rest of the esteemed members of HR closely.

Thank you

Jessie Chan

Head - Human Resources

Scomi Energy Services Bhd


Dear Dr.Bhatia,

Thanks for your kind hosting, we are very much enjoyed the whole session. We will keep watching the chance to work with world HRD congress.

Thanks and best regards,

Vivian Wang

Human Resources Department

Tenneco China


Dear Dr.Bhatia,

Thank you for organizing and hosting an excellent event. Lots of learning by the team. Hope to be involved again next time.

Sreedevi Shirali

General Manager - Human Resources

United Phosphorus Limited


Dear Dr. Bhatia,

Surely 23rd World HRD Congress was full of learning and sharing hub. I enjoyed a lot and reshape my self as well. I am honored by your hospitality. in deed this was a fantastic session. Thank you for giving me such honor and listing me as "100 Most Talented Global HR Leaders"

I am looking forward to be associated with you further. Let me know where I can add value to such high height glorious congress.

Warm Regards,

Mohammad Nazrul Islam

Head of HR & Admin,

Rangs Group


Dr. Bhatia,

It was such an honor to be a part of this event and to be felicitated with the HR Tech Leader Award. The event was so well organized and it was such a pleasure interacting with the team on the ground. Aasif in particular was extraordinary with the logistics and planning. I also wish to thank you for bringing together professionals, leaders and visionaries from so many countries on this forum. I listened, learned and networked - It was a complete pleasure. I look forward to the calendar for next year and to be a part of this wonderful event again. Three cheers to you and the team!


Neha Pareek

Business and Technical Talent Leader

GBS Asia Pacific, GCG and MEA



Dear Mr. Bhatia,

It was a pleasure knowing you and also the opportunity to attend the Conference. Look forward for more interaction in the future.

Best regards, & all the best for your future endeavour

Mahesh Kumar

AVP | Enterprise Sales

Spire Technologies


Dear Sir

Thank You for your mail. It's a pleasure to be part of World HRD Congress.


Ruchi Dhawan Sharma

Deputy General Manager - HR

The Muthoot Group


Dear Dr. Bhatia,

Congratulations to you and your entire team for putting up such an extravagant event at the Taj Lands End. The administration and logistics arrangements for the event of that scale was commendable.


Vinay Patil

Deputy General Manager - Human Resources

K Raheja Corp


Dear Dr Bhatia,

It was a pleasure to be a part of seminar. It was a insightful and learning experience indeed. Thanks to you and your team for a stellar event

Looking forward to the event for next year.

Wishing you all the success.

Best regards

Ankush Arora

General Manager - OD & Employee Engagement

Jubilant Life Sciences Limited


Dear Dr. Bhatia,

Thank you for the glittering event and amazing energy you bring onboard. I really enjoyed my exposure to the program and looking forward to a long term association with WHRD Congress and an pragmatic personality like you….


Nishtha Saxena

Senior Manager- Organization Effectiveness and Transformation

METRO Cash & Carry India


Dear Dr. R. L. Bhatia,

Thanks for the hospitality & providing electrifying atmosphere to me & my HR Team. The event was well designed & executed with lots of fun elements. Keep organizing & supporting HR & CSR professionals across the globe.

Thanks & Regards

Alok Gupta

Head HR & ES

Jindal Steel & Power Limited


Dear Dr. Bhatia,

It was a pleasure to participate in the World HRD Congress and I thank you and your team for the impeccable arrangements. It was wonderful to have the opportunity to speak on "The Leadership Paradox - Power to the People" at the event and a privilege to acquaint the audience with the NGO Yuwa's case study on empowerment which teaches us valuable leadership and team lessons.

Thanks & regards,

Alka Tiwari

Training & HR Strategist

Founder - Talent Rewired


Thanks RLB for the recognition.


Ronald C Sequeira

Executive Director - Human Resources



Dear Dr. Bhatia,

Thanks for your mail.

Here's wishing you all the very best for your future endeavors. Look forward to associate with WHC in future as well.

Warm regards,

Charu Singh

Head - Leadership & Talent Development and Behavioural Training

L&T Infotech Ltd.


Hi Dr Bhatia,

Greetings from MRCC . It was a delight meeting you as you rightfully said enjoyed the entire programme. Thank you . You are a visionary and inspire souls . God Bless you abundantly and may you always see success in everything. Will definitely be in touch with you and I wish You the very Best .

Best Regards,

Minakkshi Yadav

Senior Manager – Recruitment



Thank you so much Dr. Bhatia for organizing such a wonderful program.

Dr. James Thomas

Sr. GM and Head – HR & Admin

Page Industries Ltd.


Dr. Bhatia,

It was our pleasure to be part of this Award journey. Thanks for giving us an opportunity to present our achievements through this forum and get an appreciation from the industry leaders.


Uma Seshadri,

Head - Learning Academy

(Learning and education group)

Larsen & Toubro Infotech Ltd.


Dear Mr. Bhatia,

It has always been a pleasure to be associated with you and the World HRD Congress. It allows us to learn and interact, a platform full of opportunity. Appreciate your energy and efforts to keep it a success and as interesting every year.

Thank you for keeping us in your records

Happy Learning !!

Thanks & Regards,

Rahul Nayar

Customer Care Associate & Sr. Manager HR, Learning & Development



Dear Dr Bhatia ,

At the outset , I would like to convey my deepest regards and sincere thanks to you for the prestigious award conferred on me at THE WORLD HRD CONGRESS in Mumbai . It was indeed a true honour and privilege to me to have received the wonderful award . It was also a great pleasure meeting the great visionary and iconic leaders like you at THE WORLD HR CONGRESS . It was a wonderful experience with abundant of learning opportunities enabling to expand our learning horizon .

It would be a great privilege for me to stay connected with you even in future and will get immensely benefitted out of your rich exposure in terms of true leadership .

With Best Regards,

Surendra Singh

President Group –HR

Rico Auto Industries Ltd.


Dear Dr. Bhatia,

In fact a very BIG thank to you. I really marvel at the apparent ease with which you manage hugely complicated and big events like World HRD congress. Looking forward to the next edition.

Warm regards,

Wg Cdr Naresh Taneja (retd)

President HR & Admin.

IRB Infrastructure Developers Limited


Dear Dr. Bhatia,

It has been a pleasure to be associated with the World HRD Congress for 2015. I certainly enjoyed the program, particularly its content, flow & choice of speakers. I must say this forum of one of the largest HR forums in the country. I look forward to hear from you on the next edition. Thank your for the opportunity & the warm hospitality extended.

Thanks & Regards,

Colin Mendes

General Manager & Head - Human Resources

Domestic Projects Group

Voltas Limited


Dear Dr. Bhatia,

Thank you so much for organising such a great event. Receiving the awards from you and WHC is an honour and privilege. It was a great opportunity for meeting and networking with many leaders and gaining knowledge from the very informative sessions.

I am interested in continuing my association with WHC.

I wish you more success in future events.

With Best Regards,

Shailaja Sharma

Head - HR (Global Development Center)

Euronet Services India Pvt. Ltd.


Dear Dr. Bhatia,

Thanks for your mail and also for the excellent way in organizing the conference as well as the awards function. I look forward to keep in touch with you.

Thanks & Regards

Naresh Kumar Pinisetti

President – Human Resources

Deepak Fertilizers and PetrochemicalsCorporation Ltd.


Thank you for the recognition we received at the forum. Look forward to collaborate in the coming year as well.

Anil D'Souza

VP & Head - Human Resources

Star Union Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company Limited


Dear Dr. Bhatia,

Thanks for hosting us. It was indeed a wonderful experience and a great networking opportunity. I have recently moved back after almost 17+ years in New York, so it was a great platform for me to reconnect and engage with the Indian HR stalwarts. I look forward to continued association with you and the World Congress .


Pankaj Singh

Group Head & Vice President – Learning and Development

Adani Enterprises Limited