R Mahalakshmi

R Mahalakshmi

Director, HR - Mondelez India Foods Private Ltd

R Mahalakshmi is Director - Human Resources at Mondelez India Foods Private Ltd. She joined Mondelez India in September 2015 and is a member of the Asia Pacific HR Leadership Team and the Country Leadership Team. Mahalakshmi comes to Mondelez India with over 19 years of experience in business consulting and HR (both as HR Head and Global Centre of Expertise Leader across over 20 countries) She brings with her deep functional expertise 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 the Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad and a degree in Physics (Hons) from Delhi Univ. She enjoys music & writing and has a few publications in Indian business dailies and magazines to her credit. Listed among the top 50 HR folks to follow on Twitter, Maha is passionate about creating business 'impact' and helping people realize their potential.