A CEO Conclave in the banking and financial sectors was organized on 24th August, 2007. Dr. Pradip N. Khandwala was the Conclave Chairman who also did a research to find out how far the expectations of the CEOs in HRM are being met and identifying areas of future transformation in the banking industry.
The resource persons included some of Academy’s Board Members (Dr. Anil K. Khandelwal, Chairman-AHRD; Dr. Udai Pareek, Distinguished Visiting Faculty-IIHMR; Dr. Pradip N. Khandwalla, former Director, IIM-A; Dr. Sunil Maheshwari, Professor, IIM-A; Dr. TV Rao, Professor, IIM-A), four CEOs of PSUs ( Dr. Anil K.Khandelwal, Bank of Baroda, Mr. M.B.N.Rao, Canara Bank, Mr. M.V. Nair, Union Bank of India and Dr. K.C. Chakrabarty, PNB), two CEOs of Private Sector Banks (Mr. K. V. Kamath, ICICI Bank and Mr. Rana Kapur of Yes Bank) and two CEOs from Foreign Banks (Mr. Gunit Chadha, Deutsche Bank and Mr. Neeraj Swaroop, Standard Chartered Bank).
Three HR Chiefs of highly recognized professional organizations ( Mr. Satish Pradhan of Tata Group, Mr. Visty F. Banaji of Godrej & Mr. Arvind Agarwal of RPG) and Mr. Shyam Vishwanathan of Grow Talent made presentations. The conference attended by nearly 100 people (CEOs and HR Heads) was well received and was an excellent beginning.