HR Confluence 2
The theme chosen for this year’s HR Confluence was HR for Business Transformation – Lessons from Success Stories.
Together with the Convener, Dr. Pramod Solanki, Visty Banaji, (Founder – Banner Global Consulting and former HR Head, Godrej Industries) and Dilip Sinha, Head – HR, JSW Steel, contributed to the design of the conclave.
The conference began with Dr. Pramod Solanki (Dr) setting the context and highlighting the opportunities for HR to play transformative role in organizations.
Rajesh Padmanabhan, the Director and CHRO – Welspun Group, delivered the keynote address. The comprehensive address dealt with every available opportunity for HR to add greater value to business and people.
The panel discussion on the theme of Business Enabling HR had some of the most distinguished HR and business leaders of the country participating- Adil Malia, CEO – the firm and former President HR – Essar Group, chaired the panel discussion. Other panelists included Alok Sheopurkar, EVP – HR, HDFC Assett Management Company, Deepak Deshpande (Dr), CHRO – Netmagic Solutions, Mayur Satyavrat, Founder – EmSus, Prashant Srivastava, Founder – TheOther 2 Thirds Consulting, Ratish Jha, Business Head – Transformer Division, RPG Group and Dr. Sanjay Muthal, CEO – Kontempore Leadership Solutions and Services.
Not limited to only the exchange of ideas, the conference had a unique feature of an experience sharing part. In these sessions, the participating organizations presented their HR interventions that had impacted business outcomes significantly. The top three were to be chosen as the Transformation Agents.
The following organizations participated in the contest:
- L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering
- Zydus Cadila Healthcare
- Alkem Laboratories
- DDI (Development Dimension International)
- Adizes India
- TheOther 2 Thirds Consulting
- DAA Consulting
They all presented their work with the passion.
The jury comprising Visty Banaji and Prashant Kale (VP – HR, Dorf Ketal), had a tough time deciding the three winners. It was clearly a close call and finally, the result was:
- TheOther 2 Thirds Consulting – Winner
- Alkem Laboratories – 1st Runners Up
- Zydis Cadia – 2nd Runners Up
It was an exciting day of learning and professional camaraderie for everyone who participated. And we at Performance Enablers will continue to do our bit to contribute to professional excellence, through this yearly conference.