HEMA RAVICHANDAR Most powerful women,Hema Ravichandar 44,Sr VP & Group HeadHRD, Infosys. “She knows IT insideout” – National Newspaper, The Hindu.
EDUCATION AND CAREERPATH Graduation from Stella Marys College Post Graduation from IIM Ahmedabad First Company - Mico-Bosch in Mulund, Mumbai Freelance human resource consultant Joined infosys in 1992. After 13 years of association she resigned from hepost of Sr VP & Group Head HRD, Infosys in 2005. has now joined Mercer Human Resource Consultingas an independent consultant.
CONTRIBUTION The sheer volume of recruitments she has made for Infosysalone shows her success as an HR professional. Infosys grewfrom 250 employees in 1992 to nearly 40,000 in July 2005 At a time when the industry faces high attrition levels andcompetition from MNCs to `poach’ employees from IndianIT companies, Hema introduced novel methods and set newbenchmarks in HR practices, which make any techie dreamabout joining Infosys one day! Currently working with Mercers global leaders to assist inexecuting their change management strategies, re-engineeringtheir HR structures and processes, and where applicable, inoff-shoring them to more cost-effective locations
Achievements In 2002, Ms Ravichander wasidentified as one of Indias top 25young executives: By BusinessToday. Dataquest selected MsRavichander as one of the six ITSuperwomen. In 2005 alone, she has receivedthree awards for her contributionto HR.