Bridging Corporate World and Human Resources

Trainer's Profile

 

Naresh Chachra

Managing Partner

Naresh Chachra was till recentlly the Managing Director of Hitachi Metglas (India) Pvt. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi Metals, Ltd. Japan, a US $6.5 Billion company by sales in the area of advanced technology materials and products. He was responsible for managing the Indian manufacturing operations at Gurgaon, India which is a 100%.. Export Oriented Unit , globally supplying highly functional product using soft magnetic materials finding applications in power, electronics , Automotive ,medical and solar sectors.

 

Naresh holds rich and diverse experience in managing multi cultural global organisations having worked as member of the Board of Directors in companies where he was Head of operations with P& L responsibility. Till recently he was Member of the Board of Directors for two Hitachi group companies in India ensuring profitable business operations, achieving excellence in each functional areas while creating strong foundation for corporate governance and CSR activities. He has widely travelled to US, Japan, China and European countries and is well versed with global business culture and environment. In past he had successfully led several teams as Chief Executive/Director in the companies he served. As Director (Asia) he was responsible for Indian and Shanhgai (China) plants where all round changes were implemented after initial technology transfer.

 

Naresh brings over 40 years of Industrial and Management experience in Electronics ,Defence & Automotive sectors. Instrumental in starting the Indian operations from the green field stage working with Honeywell & Allied Signal of US ,He was further associated in merger & acquisition of the business with Hitachi Metals Japan.

 

Naresh has enabled organisations to transform their business to achieve excellence having synergised systems, processes, people and technology resulting into sustainable growth and delighted customers. He believes in developing and mentoring Leaders through empowerment and involve all employees in understanding corporate strategy & align business processes to support it. He has worked effectively with large global functional teams to develop shared missions, formulate integrated plans and then led the implementation ensuring success and excellence.

 

Naresh holds a Mechanical engineer degree from University of Roorkee (now IIT Roorkee), India and an MBA from Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), Delhi University. In addition he has received several top management/leadership trainings in India and abroad throughout his career.

Dr Diwakar Sukul

PhD, FRSM, TFTdx

Founder/Director TheKamkus Clinic,Harley Street,London

Psychologist, Hypnotherapist, Thought Field Therapist, Eastern Psychotherapist

Dr Diwakar Sukul is the founder and director of the KAMKUS Clinics, in Harley Street, London. He is also a creator of the concept of the Multi-Dimensional healthcare and Eastern Psychotherapy. The creation of Kamkus reflects a lifelong vision inspired by his belief, that holistic and traditional medicine should work together addressing all aspects of the person in an integrated way. Dr Sukul has a Ph.D. in psychology. He has a background in clinical psychology and psychotherapy, Ericksonian Hypnotherapy and NLP. Diwakar is an acknowledged expert on stress, anxiety, emotional health, personal development, and spiritual wellbeing. He is also trained as a Field Traumatologist and Compassion Fatigue Educator and Thought Field Therapist. He was the consultant at London's Hale clinic for several years. He has received international recognition for his work with alcohol and drug addiction, which he treated with a unique blend of Eastern and Western approaches. He has conducted several national and international seminars and workshops on stress management, multidimensional healthcare, addiction and other health related problems. He has been keynote speakers at a number of international conferences. He has delivered the training and workshops in U.K, USA, Switzerland, France, Germany, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and India. His major field of interest has been addiction, stress management, past life therapy, therapeutic

 

intervention, compassionate fatigue, hypnotherapy and neuro linguistic programming, complementary and integrated healthcare. He has appeared on BBC TV, ITV, ZEE TV and several cable television programmes talking about integrated medicine. His work is also featured in newspapers and magazines, including Evening Standard, The Times, Daily Mail. Here’s Health etc.

 

Amit Sinha

Managing Partner

Executive Summary

Solutions-focused professional with intense, well-rounded experience in business; Innovative thinker with expertise in integrating business excellence into operations; Proven ability to quickly analyze key business drivers and develop strategies for improvement ...

 

High-integrity, energetic professional with an ability to envision and create successful outcomes (even in complex situations), and driven by a tenacious commitment to push growth and profitability; While in employment, the last position that I held was as full-time Director with the TATA group of companies, where I was a key member of the Tata Leadership Team.

 

Companies generally call for my services for working around a specific problem, which I help resolve through a strategic change process. The organizations with which I have engaged with include AMEX, TATA’s, Avaya, British Telecom, BlowPlast, Sumi Motherson, Canon, Indian Army Officers (under Army Management Studies Board), MDI, IIFT and WCTM (education sector), Infres Methodex and Mikroz (SME’s)

 

Key Competencies

  • Creative out-of-the-box approach with critical thinking abilities; Penchant for looking beyond existing practices and mindsets.

    (This helps unravel what is standing in the way of becoming a better company).

  • Astute planner and strategist, with knowledge about latest trends and practices

    (This helps unravel what business & marketing strategies would help increase market share and customer loyalty).

  • Ability to “demystify” complex data and sensitive information; Possess powerful presentation and communication skills.

    (This helps unravel what business systems and processes must the company excel at).

  • Collaborate with working professionals at diverse hierarchical levels; Enjoy working with people.

    (This helps unravel what would help employees and partners become more empowered and productive).

  • Creative out-of-the-box approach with critical thinking abilities; Penchant for looking beyond existing practices and mindsets.

    (This helps unravel what is standing in the way of becoming a better company).

  • Creative out-of-the-box approach with critical thinking abilities; Penchant for looking beyond existing practices and mindsets.

    (This helps unravel what is standing in the way of becoming a better company).

  • Creative out-of-the-box approach with critical thinking abilities; Penchant for looking beyond existing practices and mindsets.

    (This helps unravel what is standing in the way of becoming a better company).

 

Work Experience & Accomplishments

  • Planned and executed Change Management

    Worked on countrywide Service and Support network (spread over 50 locations); Conducted SWOT analysis; Strengthened the organization’s customer management systems and processes that geared the client’s company for improved customer satisfaction; Focused execution on a set of sharply-defined, key customer strategies.
    Developed and executed a full-fledged Change Management program, which included the new discipline of execution and the system; Identified inter-relationships between various organizational components for creating systems and processes that ensured repeatable success; Created rewards and recognition systems for instances of progress and continued success.

  • Spearheaded Business Excellence

    Worked to build organizational capability; Measured performance gaps and stimulated solutions in a ‘total quality’ initiative (Tata Business Excellence Model) that was based on the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award criteria;

  • Developed People for Challenging Roles

    Have set up infrastructure and delivered training for the globally-recognized Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) London, UK.
    Established a full-fledged Corporate Resource Centre (CRC) for a client in the education sector to provide placement opportunities to students during its initial (and therefore most difficult) years
    Worked on Business Partners to enhance the partner's ability to deliver services to the highest levels of technical expertise; Managed a comprehensive program for testing and certificating Business Partners for their level of technical knowledge, hands-on skills and capability to provide post-sales support

  • Formulated & Executed Business Strategy

    Launched a US-based brand in the country, and brought it into prominence in the relevant markets. Conducted market research with a view to create new market segments and extend coverage over the entire spectrum of customer needs.
    Influenced key stakeholders and build the company’s reputation by nurturing relationships with investors, analysts and public (specifically print & electronic media, including trade publications) and persuaded them to represent the company in the best possible light.

  • Sharpened Positioning for Accelerating Growth

    Developed and delivered on the brand's value proposition by creating an exclusive platform on “customer responsiveness” for C-level executives – for a sharper company positioning.
    Delivered a first-hand experience to existing & prospective customers through a hi-tech Executive Briefing Centre (a simulated proof-of-concept), that enabled a higher proportion of prospects getting converted into customers.

  • Integrated Business with ERP Systems

    Integrated implementation of enterprise systems (ERP) with the change management processes; Conducted readiness assessment; Created awareness of the need for change, and applied a structured methodology for facilitating the change; Developed actionable and targeted plans for communications, coaching and training.
    Put in place measurement systems to track adoption of the new system; Identified potential people-side risks and concerns; Created reinforcement mechanisms and ensured that the new system “fits” the business and technology.

Certifications, Recognition & Academic background
Certified Examiner – for measuring gaps and stimulating solutions – for Business Excellence Models (MBNQA, EFQM, CII–EXIM).
I have been recognized for excellence in developing systems and providing management support by the then TATA Group Chairman, Mr. Ratan Tata.
As regards professional education, I possess degrees in Engineering (Birla Institute of Technology) and Management (Indian Institute of Foreign Trade), New Delhi.

Mr. Rakesh Sharma

Chief Advisor and Sr. Consultant

Rakesh Sharma is the Chief Advisor and Sr. Consultant of Top Rankers. He has got more than 27 Years of Corporate Experience. He has worked for leading organisations namely Bharti Airtel, Tata Indicom Ltd., Xerox Corporation, Pertech Computers, Indian Duplicators Ltd., His last as- signment has been with Videocon Telecom Ltd as Head-National Retail.

 

Rakesh is a creative thinker, motivational speaker, management trainer and academician. He has a extensive experience in designing and Executing the organisational strategic objectives in the field of Human Resources, Talent management, Competency Management, Contact Centre de- signing and Operations, Process Standardization, Service Quality assurance, Retail Manage- ment and Customer Satisfaction Research.

 

An Engineer by profession, Rakesh has done his masters in HR from Canadian School of Man- agement, and obtained Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management from IMT Ghaziabad. He has co-authored the bestselling book “CRM Concepts and Applications”. Rakesh has done his certificate Course from IIM Ahmadabad in “Benchmark HRD practices” and “IIM Cal- cutta in Project Management” Rakehs is Six Sigma Green Belt Certified by Motorola Uni- versity.

 

Rakesh has experienced working extensively in TQM environment with world leaders like Xerox and Fuji Xerox, where he extensively worked on process reengineering and process designing. Rakesh presented his “Business Process Re engineering” work at World Summit Fuji Xerox Japan. In Bharti Airtel he led the design and development of organization processes, implemen- tation and audit of various processes.

 

Rakesh has done extensive work in the field of Training and Development. Starting his Training career as Technical Trainer, he developed his expertise in the field of Total Quality Manage- ment, Kaizen Management, 5S implementation, Management Development, Executive ef- fectiveness, Interviewing Skills, Law of attraction, Mind Power, Faculty Development, Train the Trainer, Motivation and, Leadership Development, Customer Service, Call Centre Man- agement, COPC implementation.

 

Rakesh has been extensively active in academia and has developed and delivered interventions in the area of “Creative thinking, Campus to Corporate, Personality Development and per- sonal Coaching of students for their career planning”. His flagship programme “Fostering crea- tivity and Innovation at Workplace” has inspired managers and leaders at IFFCO, Maruti Su- zuki, CCRT, Xerox, Bharti Airtel, Tata Indicom, Escorts Yamaha, Indian Oil, EIILM and other organizations to create new work processes and services to meet the market and customers’ re- quirements.

 

Rakesh has a unique methodology of training delivery on subject matter with a mix of motiva- tion, Critical Skills enhancement and activity based training.

Mr K. G O P A L.

Chartered Accountant

Chartered Accountant with 40 years experience, including 20 years as CFO, 5 years in statutory and internal audit, 6 years in Project Management and 8 years in Big-4 Risk Management / Compliances. { cement industry exposure – 10 years }

 

Broad subject-areas of expertise in which I can assist clients

  Core Areas
  Finance
  ● Financial Management & Analysis
  ● Working capital management
  ● Accounting systems / standards
  ● Treasury operations / investments
  ● Foreign exchange
  ● Financial re-engineering
  ● Statutory audit
   
  Core Areas
  ● Financial Management & Analysis
  ● Working capital management
  ● Accounting systems / standards
  ● Treasury operations / investments
  ● Foreign exchange
  ● Financial re-engineering
  ● Statutory audit
   

Indicative topics for conducting training programs

  ● Finance for non-finance executives
  ● Working capital management
  ● Identifying and managing business risks
  ● Understanding a Balance sheet
  ● Corporate laws and compliances