Indo-German HR Partner Forum
Based on the request of various Indo-German member companies, the Indo-German Training Centre (IGTC) took the initiative to facilitate the formation of the Indo-German HR Partner Forum. This is a representation of Senior HR Professionals of leading organizations such as A.T.E. Group, Bajaj Allianz General Insurance, BASF Group, Bayer Group, Bharat Forge, BMW India, Bbraun Medical India, Bosch Group, Brose India Automotive Systems, Clariant Chemicals, DHL Express India, Evonik India, Fuchs Lubricants, Häfele India, HDFC Ergo, KSB Pumps, Lanxess India, Mercedes-Benz India, Merck India, SAP India, Schaeffler Group, Siemens Ltd., ThyssenKrupp Industries India, TÜV India, Volkswagen India, Wacker Chemie, Wacker Metroark Chemicals among many others.
The objective of this forum is to collaborate on areas of mutual interest and concerns, share knowledge and benchmark best practices of German organizations. Meetings are held once in every quarter and are hosted by different organizations in rotation.
Areas of discussion have included Talent Acquisition, Learning and Development Initiatives in Indo-German organizations and Scope for Future Joint Initiatives, Expat Management, Employee Engagement, Employee Satisfaction Survey, Competency Management, Diversity, Development and Assessment Centres, Shared Services, Compensation and Benefits, Rewards and Recognition and Use of Social Media in Recruitment and Talent Management, and Industrial Relations.
The forum facilitates an increasing level of engagement, rapport and trust among the HR Partners, and leads to open sharing of information and best practices followed in the organizations.
Chairperson: Mr. Ramesh Shankar, Executive Vice President and Head of Human Resources, Siemens Ltd.
Facilitator: Ms. Radhieka R Mehta, Director, Indo-German Training Centre