Director, Human Resources, Mondelez India Foods Private Ltd
R Mahalakshmi is Director & Head Human Resources at Mondelez India (Erstwhile Cadburys) and a member of the Asia Pacific HR Leadership Team and the Country Leadership Team.
Mahalakshmi brings with her over 19 years of deep functional expertise across business consulting and HR (both as HR Head and Global Centre of Expertise Leader across over 20 countries) and has worked extensively in the area of large scale transformation, multi geography M&A & integration, Organization Design, Talent Strategy and Rewards
Her last assignment with Bharti Airtel was in the capacity of Senior Vice President HR, where she held two global roles as CLO & Global Head of Talent; and as Global Head of Rewards. During her assignment with Bharti and Airtel, she led a number of HR and business transformation initiatives, partnering with businesses in various stages of maturity and with stakeholders representing over 50 nationalities, spread across 20 countries of Africa, India & South Asia. In her previous HR Leadership roles, she has been Head of HR for a paper Company & Global R&D HR Head for a Pharmaceutical major.
She has also worked as a business Consultant with Global Consulting majors like Hewitt, Arthur Andersen and Ernst & Young
Mahalakshmi holds an MBA from IMT and a degree in Physics (Hons) from Delhi Univ.
She is enjoys music & writing and has a few publications in Indian business dailies and magazines to her credit. Listed among the top HR folks to follow on Twitter, Maha is a trained coach under ICF Approved program and is passionate about creating ‘impact’ and helping people realize their potential.