S Padmanabhan

Head – HR (Group Companies)

A leader in the Human Resources fraternity with experience from diverse industries like Pharma, EPC, Engineering, Service, Hardware majors. Developed functional expertise in areas of Strategic Business support, Performance Management, Talent Development, Crisis management, HR Process Excellence, and Industrial Relations. Professional experience ranging from Indian Conglomerates to Global Multinational Corporation. Highly passionate for working in challenging and demanding environments and managing diverse teams. He grew up his career by working in companies like KONE Elevators, TITAN Industries, NCR Corporation, Dr.Reddy’s and Larsen & Toubro.

Has hands on experience in the areas of:

  • Supporting the business through Strategic initiatives in all functional areas of HR.
  • Critical and niche talent identification, development, and engagement of these talent. Enable succession for the critical positions and ensure sustainability of the organisation. Promote internal talent through entry level and young talent.
  • Define and support in executing the right organisation design, lean structure and simplification of processes and systems.
  • Enable culture building to support the dynamic business / functional requirements.
  • Support and implement innovative HR practices through the people managers and Leadership development who are future ready.
  • Design, implement and review continuous improvement programs, productivity enhancement initiatives, organisational development interventions, and Leadership development.
  • Ensure effective employee engagement and relationship building with leadership teams, managers, executives, operating staff & workmen, and contract labour through the team members.
  • Supporting implementation of operational excellence programs and working very closely with various consultants.