National HRD Network (NHRDN) Announces its New National President for the Period 2015-17

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Published: July 29, 2015 6:32:29 PM

National HRD Network (NHRDN), the national apex body of HR professionals announced the appointment of Mr. K. Ramkumar as its new National President. The appointment will take place with immediate effect. He succeeds Mr. Rajeev Dubey, Group President - HR Corporate Services CEO, After Market and Member of the Group Executive Board, Mahindra Mahindra. Mr. Ramkumar will lead the organisation mission by working with a highly experienced and dedicated team of senior officials thus building the HR ethos and managerial excellence in India.

National HRD Network (NHRDN), the national apex body of HR professionals announced the appointment of Mr. K. Ramkumar as its new National President. The appointment will take place with immediate effect. He succeeds Mr. Rajeev Dubey, Group President – HR Corporate Services CEO, After Market and Member of the Group Executive Board, Mahindra Mahindra. Mr. Ramkumar will lead the organisation mission by working with a highly experienced and dedicated team of senior officials thus building the HR ethos and managerial excellence in India.

Speaking on this occasion, Mr. K. Ramkumar, National President, NHRDN said, I accept this honour with deep gratitude. It is an immense responsibility and I eagerly await the journey ahead. I look forward to engaging with all the members of NHRDN regularly. Together, I hope to bring about positive changes in HR practices in the country.

PROFILE

Mr. K. Ramkumar is an Executive Director on the Board of ICICI Bank and the President of ICICI Foundation for Inclusive Growth. He joined the Board of ICICI Bank on February 1, 2009. Prior to joining ICICI Bank in 2001, Mr. Ramkumar served in companies such as Hindustan Aeronautics, Brooke Bond Lipton India Limited (now Hindustan Unilever Limited) and ICI India Ltd. He worked in these companies in the areas of Human Resources Management and Manufacturing. He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management from Madras School of Social Work.

Mr. Ramkumar is passionate about leadership development, succession management, building a supply chain for the Bank human resources requirements, leveraging technology to innovate and driving operational excellence to achieve world class service quality.

At ICICI Bank, Mr. Ramkumar conceived and nurtured the Institute for Finance, Banking Insurance and the ICICI Manipal Academy for Banking Insurance. He nurtured the partnership initiatives with SEBI ndash; National Institute for Securities Management and with NIIT – the NIIT University. Mr. Ramkumar led the CSR project of ICICI Foundation on skilling youth and promoting livelihood. This is done under the ICICI Academy for Skills initiative, which has 11 centres across India. Over 11,000 underprivileged youth have been trained at the ICICI Academy of Skills as of March 31, 2015.

Mr. Ramkumar is an avid writer and writes extensively on a range of topics on his blog www.theotherview.in. He would like to take this opportunity to invite you to be an active contributing member of this blog.

About NHRDN:

The National HRD Network is the leading National Apex body of HR professionals committed to promoting the HRD movement in the country and enhancing the capability of human resource professionals to compete globally and thereby creating value for society. Towards this end, National HRD Network is committed to the development of human resources through education, training, research and experience sharing. Established over 28 years ago, NHRD is autonomous, not-for-profit professionally managed organization, playing a catalyst role in grooming Leaders for Tomorrow. It has over 10,500 members representing, Multinationals, Public Private organizations including Government, MSME, NGOs and Media spread across 30 chapters in India and serves as a reference point for HR Professionals in the Indian Industry.

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