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Advisory Council 2017


Head - HR & Admin (International Operations)
Suhail Bahwan Automobiles LLC

An Alumnus of Columbia Business School (New York, USA), Surinder Pal Singh Saini is a seasoned HR professional, an executive coach and a business strategist. Over the span of 15+ years developed 'Signature Practices' in the field of Talent Management, Business Process Re-engineering, Change Management, Leadership Development, Cultural Transformation, Six Sigma and TQM.

Instrumental in transforming organizations through innovative Human Resource Strategy across geographies namely India, Middle East and North Africa. Worked with leading companies in the field of Automotive, Pharmaceuticals, Retail, Engineering & Manufacturing etc.

Currently, as Head of HR - International Operations at Suhail Bahwan Auto Group (Multi-billion dollar corporate enterprise) partnering with leadership team in setting up new business, geographical diversification through joint ventures & acquisitions, organization transformation and capability enhancement. Previously, headed leadership roles at Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd, DCM Engineering Ltd and Munish Group of Companies.

Apart from MBA in Human Resources Management he is certified Global Professional in Human Resources; SHRM Senior Certified Professional; Certified OD Practitioner & Certified Life Coach.

Reward and Recognition:
  • 100 Most Influential Global HR Professionals at World HRD Congress ( 2016)
  • Team Super Star Award for Innovation at Suhail Bahwan Automobiles LLC (2014)
  • Team Super Star Award for demonstrating exemplary Ownership at Suhail Bahwan Automobiles LLC (2013)
  • Individual Excellence Award for 'Going Beyond the call for Duty' during Global HR Meet at Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd (NYSE: RYD) (2011)
  • Team Excellence Award for 'Sustained Customer Delight' during Global HR Meet at Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd (NYSE: RYD) (2011)
  • Chairman Excellence Award for 'Best Managed Team' at Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Ltd (NYSE: RYD) ( 2009)
  • Young Manger Award by Ministry of Labour and Employment, Govt of India (2007)
  • Certified Life Coach from Certified Coaches Alliance, USA.
  • Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR®) from HRCI, USA.
  • SHRM Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP™) from SHRM, USA.
  • OD Certified Professional (ODCP™) from Institute of Organization Development, USA
  • Sigma Sigma Black Belt from Confederation of Indian Industry, India.
  • Lead Auditor ISO 9000 from IRCA.
  • MBA in Human Resources Management- Punjabi University (2002)
  • Executive Program In Management, Columbia Business School, USA (2016)
Key Note Speaker:
  • World HRD Congress, on 'Building Sustainable Leadership Pipeline' (2016)
  • Confederation of Indian Industry, India Executive Programme On 'Metrics And Balance Scorecard' (Nov, 2008)
  • Confederation of Indian Industry, India Programme on 'Employee Engagement- Driving Performance & Productivity (August,2010)
  • 5th National Congress ICQESMSon 'Brand Building'. Paper published by Oxford Publishing House.( 2007)
  • 4thational Congress ICQESMSon 'Role of Workers Education in Quality Management'. Paper published by Oxford Publishing House.(2005)