MMR

13th September 2017 | Westin, Mumbai

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About RAI

Retailers Association of India (RAI) is the unified voice of retailers in India. A not for profit organization, RAI works with all stakeholders for creating the right environment for the growth of modern retail industry in India. We encourage, develop, facilitate and support retailers to modernize and adopt best practices that will delight customers.

ABOUT THE EVENT

Manning Modern Retail (MMR)

Manning Modern Retail (MMR) is an HR Conclave focused on developing ideas and resource capabilities to understand the retail industry’s most pressing issues around people practices.

It is also the most effective platform for convergence between Retail Education institutes, various skill development efforts of government and the industry.

Over the years, it has gained the reputation of being the most prestigious platfrom for exchange on perspectives between multiple stakeholders including CEOs, CPOs, Academia, Thought Leaders and Operating Managers on HR in retail.

EVENT Theme (2016)

Building Future Ready Retail Organisations

Date : 1st September 2016 | Courtyard by Marriott, Mumbai

The retail world has witnessed more changes in the last few years than it has in the last millennium. With the future happening faster than ever, Retail Organisations needs resilience and strategic agility to succeed and keep an eye firmly on the advancing horizon. Skilled human resource is the need of the hour. The focus should be on key emerging business revolutions: agility, authenticity, talent, and sustainability. A distinctive leadership framework - one that defines success quotients - provides direction on what it will take to lead and shape organizations in the future.

HR Awards

Jury Members

Gurucharan Gandhi

Head of Learning & Development, Aditya Birla Financial Services Group

Himanshu Chakrawarti

Chief Executive Officer, Hicare Services Pvt. Ltd.

K. K. Mishra

(ex) MD & CEO, Tata AIG General Insurance Co. Ltd.

Madhav Nair

Country Head, India Mashreq Bank

Dr Prasanth Nair

Managing Partner & Country Head, InHelm Leadership Solutions

Subir Ghosh

Business Building Advisory Services

 

Subramanian Suryanarayanan

CHRO, Tata AIG General Insurance Co. Ltd.

Suren Shetty

Chief Information Officer, UAE Exchange Center LLC

Vikram Tandon

Head - HR, HSBC, India


This year at the Manning Modern Retail (MMR), we will recognise the shining stars of Retail HR.

Presenting the 1st ever Retail HR Awards

  • Emerging Young Leader in HR Awards

  • Breakthrough Idea in HR Awards

Registration closed, Final presentation on 1st Sept.

Speakers 2016

Ashutosh Telang

Chief Human Resources Officer, Marico

Aslam Karmali

CEO, Direct Sales and Senior Vice President - Marketing, Eureka Forbes Ltd.

Biplob Banerjee

HR, Admin & CSR, Jubilant Foodworks
 

B. S. Nagesh

Founder, TRRAIN Foundation of Retail
 

BVM Rao

Head - HR, Shoppers Stop Ltd.

Chandrashekhar Chavan

CHRO, Apparel & Retail Business,
Aditya Birla Group

 

Deepak Reddy

Chief - Human Resource, Administration & Group Learning Academy,
Bajaj Finserve

Ester Martinez

CEO & Editor-in-Chief, People Matters

Geethaa Ghaneckar

CHRO, Lifestyle Business, Raymond Ltd.

Indronil Bose

Chief People officer, DLF Brands Ltd.

Kabir Lumba

Managing Director, Lifestyle International Pvt. Ltd.

Kailash Kulkarni

CEO, L&T Investment Management

 

Monica Bhandari

CHRO, Tribhovandas Bhimji Zaveri Ltd.

Navneet Rattan

Industry Lead – Manufacturing & Services Sector,Aon Hewitt

Neeti Bose

Dy Head Academic Governance, Pearl Academy / Community Development Consultant

Nihir Parikh

Chief Business Officer, Nykaa.com

Piyush Peshwani

Co-founder, OnGrid

Prasenjit Bhattacharya

CEO, Great Place To Work Institute, India

 

Dr. Puranjaya Singh

Principal Advisor, Mettl

 

Ritesh Handa

President - Operations, Finance & Corporate Development,
Wooqer

Ruhie Pande

VP & Head – HR & Training Marico,
Kaya Enterprises Ltd.

Sandeep Gautam

ED - Human Resources, Spencer’s Retail Ltd.,
RP-SanjivGoenka Group

Dr. Sanjeev Chauhan

HR Head, Kewal Kiran Clothing Ltd.

Seema Arora Nambiar

VP – Business Excellence & People Resources, McDonald’s India (West and South)

Shalini Vohra

CHR & Organization Learning, Infiniti Retail Ltd.

 

Shilpa Vaid

CHRO, Arvind Lifestyle Brands Ltd.

 

Venkataramana B

President - Group HR, Landmark Group - India

Vishal Kedia

Founder & Director, Complykaro Services Pvt. Ltd.

Speakers Over the Years

Founder, TRRAIN Foundation of Retail

Ahmed Aftab Naqvi

CEO & Co-Founder at Gozoop & Sparknext

Founder, TRRAIN Foundation of Retail

Ahtesham Siddiqui

Head - HR, Trent Hypermarket Ltd

Founder, TRRAIN Foundation of Retail

Ajit Joshi

MD & Chief Executive Officer, Infiniti Retail Ltd.

Founder, TRRAIN Foundation of Retail

Bijay Sahoo

President - HR, Reliance Industries

Founder, TRRAIN Foundation of Retail

Bobby Kuriakose

Director - HR & Learning & Development, Forbes Marshall Group

Founder, TRRAIN Foundation of Retail

B. S. Nagesh

Founder, TRRAIN Foundation of Retail
 

Founder, TRRAIN Foundation of Retail

BVM Rao

Head Human Resources, Shoppers Stop Ltd.

Founder, TRRAIN Foundation of Retail

Dilip Chenoy

MD & CEO, National Skill Development Corporation

Devendra Chawla

Group President – Food FMCG, Brands - Future Group

Dr. Jaideep Devare

MD, Mahindra Insurance Brokers Ltd.
 

GR Venkatesh

Vice President - HR, Reliance Retail Ltd.

Gurmeet Singh

Area Director - HR, Marriott Hotels India Pvt Ltd

Himanshu Chakrawarti

CEO, The MobileStore

Jamshed Daboo

CEO, Trent Hypermarket Ltd (Star Bazaar).

Jeevanandam B

Head – BHR (Lifestyle Business) Raymond Ltd.

Monica Bhandari

CHRO, Tribhovandas Bhimji Zaveri Ltd.

Nihar Ranjan Ghosh

Executive Director – HR, Retail Sector, RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group

Prasenjit Bhattacharya

Chief Executive Officer, Great Place to Work
 

Priya Mathilakath

Head - HR (Retail & Corporate), Titan Industries

Radhakrishnan Pillai

Author, Chanakya Institute of Public Leadership (CIPL)

Ramesh Mitragotri

Chief People Officer, Aditya Birla Retail Ltd.

Ruhie Pande

VP & Head – HR & Training, Marico Kaya Enterprises Ltd.

Roopank Chaudhary

Associate Partner & Head, McLagan India
 

Rajagopalan Purushothaman

VP & Director- Reliance Retail Academy, Reliance Retail Ltd.

Rajiv Nair

CEO, Celio* Future Fashion Ltd.
 
 

Rahul Gama

EVP – HR, Godrej Consumer Products Ltd.
 

Sadashiv Nayak

Chief Executive Officer – Future Retail Ltd.
 
 

Shalini Vohra

Chief Human Resources & Organization Learning, Infiniti Retail Ltd.
 

B. Venkataramana

President – Group HR, Landmark Group India
 
 

V. Nagaraj

Senior VP & Chief People Officer, Arvind Lifestyle Brands & Retail
 

Venkatraman Girish

Head - HR, Corporate Affairs & Administration, Jubilant FoodWorks

HR Committee

Bhavana Govekar

Head HR & Admin, Globus Stores Pvt. Ltd.

BVM Rao

Head - HR, Shoppers Stop Ltd.

Chandrashekhar chavan

CHRO, Apparel & Retail Business,
Aditya Birla Group

Dr. Sanjeev Chauhan

HR Head, Kewal Kiran Clothing Ltd.

Geethaa Ghaneckar

CHRO, Lifestyle Business, Raymond Ltd.

GR Venkatesh

Vice President - HR, Reliance Retail Ltd.

 

Indronil Bose

Chief People officer, DLF Brands Ltd.

Monica Bhandari

CHRO, Tribhovandas Bhimji Zaveri Ltd.

P K Anand

VP Operations & HR, Trent Ltd.

Renu Jethani

GM & Head HR,
Godrej Nature’s Basket

Ruhie Pande

Vice President & Head – HR & Training Marico Kaya enterprises Ltd.

Sandeep Gautam

Executive Director- Human Resources, Spencer’s Retail Ltd.

Seema Arora Nambiar

Vice President – Business Excellence & People Resources

Shalini Naagar

Head Human Resources, Marks & Spencer India and South Asia

Shalini Vohra

Chief Human Resources and Organization Learning, Infiniti Retail Ltd.

Shilpa Vaid

Chief Human Resources Officer, Arvind Lifestyle Brands Ltd.

Venkataramana B

President - Group HR, Landmark Group - India

 

Venkatesh Raja

Chief People Officer & Head of People Office, Future Lifestyle Fashion Ltd.

Key Sessions

  • Topic - Building Future Ready Workplace by GPTW
    • Ashutosh Telang - Chief Human Resources Officer,Marico India
    • Deepak Reddy - Chief - Human Resource, Administration and Group Learning Academy, Bajaj Finserve
    • Kailash Kulkarni - CEO, L & T Mutual Fund
    • Kabir Lumba- MD, Lifestyle International Pvt Ltd
    • Aslam Karmali - CEO, Direct Sales and Senior Vice President, Marketing Eureka Forbes Ltd
    • Moderator - Prasenjit Bhattacharya, CEO, Great Place to Work - India
  • Topic - Increasing Revenue Per Employee In Indian Retail's Talent Scarcity - Powered by Mettl
    • B Venkatramana - President - Group HR, Landmark Group - India
    • Ruhie Pande - Vice President & Head - HR & Training Marico Kaya enterprises Limited
    • Geethaa Ghaneckar - Chief Human Resourse Officer - Lifestyle Business - Raymonds Ltd
    • Indronil Bose - Head HR, DLF Brands
    • Shilpa Vaid - Chief Human Resources Officer, Arvind Lifestyle Brands Limited
    Moderator - Dr. Puranjaya Singh- Partner, Mettl
  • Topic : Incentives at work - A retail sector perspective
    • Anjali Goel- HR Head, V-Mart Ltd
    • Biplop Banerjee- HR Head, Admin & CSR, Jubiliant FoodWorks
    • Dr Sanjeev Chauhan - HR Head, Kewal Kiran Clothing Ltd
    • Monica Bhandari- CHRO- TBZ Ltd
    •  Nihir Parikh- Chief Business Officer, Nykaa.com
    • Sandeep Gautam- ED-Human Resource, Spencer's Retail, RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group
    • Shalini Vohra- CHRO, Infiniti Retail Ltd.
    • Moderator - Navneet Rattan- Industry Lead – Manufacturing & Services Sector, Aon Hewitt
  • Topic : Digital Transformation & Challenges : 2020
    • BVM Rao- Head-HR, Shoppers Stop Ltd.
    • Chandrashekar Chavan- Chief People Officer, Aditya Birla Retail Ltd.
    • Dinesh R- CHRO, Oyo Rooms
    • Ritesh Handa- COO, Wooqer
    • Seema Arora Nambiar- Senior Director – VP-Business Excellence & People Resources,Harcastle Restaurants Pvt. Ltd.
    • Moderator - Ms Ester Martinez (CEO & Editor in Chief - People Matters)
  • Breakthrough Ideas in HR
    • Godrej Nature’s Basket
    • Max - Landmark Group
    • TCNS Clothing
  • Emerging Leaders award
    • Anvayee Dalvi (Godrej Nature Basket)
    • Aradhana Pujari (TCNS Clothing)
    • Sumit Biswas (Shoppers Stop)

Partners

  • Gold Partner
  • Silver Partners
  • Mutual Fund Partner
  • Knowledge Partner
  • Academic Partner
  • Wellness Partner
  • Background verification
    Partner
  • Award Partner
  • Gifting Partners
  • Magazine Partners
  • Digital Marketing Partner
  • Support by

Get in Touch

  • Partnership and Speakers
    Lawrence Fernandes, +919029089915, lawrence@rai.net.in
    Shaurya J Somani, +919619604324, shaurya@rai.net.in
  • Delegate Registration
    Manasvi M. Sarang +919819331187 manasvi@rai.net.in
  • Corporate Office
    Retailers Association of India (RAI)
    111/112, Ascot Centre, Near Hotel ITC Maratha,
    Sahar Road, Sahar, Andheri (E), Mumbai - 400099
    Tel: +91 22 28269527 - 29;
    Fax: +91 22 28269536;
    Email: info@rai.net.in;
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