Hathway bags HR Excellence Award

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Posted on : 26 Aug 2014 02:54 pm

MUMBAI: Multi system operator Hathway Cable & Datacom has added another feather to its cap by winning the HR Excellence Award organised by Genius Consultants in association with Times of India.

This was the first time ever that Hathway as an organisation had participated in an HR Award category and its Human Resource VP Sunil Suji bagged the award as “The HR Leader of the Year” in the Large Enterprise category.

Suji commented, “This recognition brings a great sense of achievement along with an added responsibility to excel further. I dedicate this award to my HR team, who has been instrumental for all the achievements in the last year. Along with the team, I look forward to enable movement of the HR function to a business Partner Model by developing Centers of Excellence and an HR strategy aligned to the Business. Various plans towards improving the learning function and compensation strategies are on the cards.”

Hathway MD and CEO Jagdish Kumar said, “My heartfelt congratulations to Sunil for this esteemed achievement.  This is a well-deserved recognition. It should motivate him to achieve greater excellence in making Hathway the most preferred employer. I also appreciate the various HR initiatives taken by him with regards to policies and governances that has made Hathway more organized and distinguished in Cable and Broadband sector.”

About 450 organisations from across the country participated in the event – namely, Mahindra & Mahindra, Exide Industries, L& T Finance, Tikona Digital Networks, Jubilant Food Works, Viom Networks, Berkedia Services, amongst others.

The company’s EVP Jagadesh Babu Botta stated, “I extend my hearty congratulations to Sunil for his exemplary efforts in HR which have led to the receipt of this award. This transformation of the HR functions towards increased partnership with the business, thereby enabling a dynamic work culture. His efforts in developing a vibrant HR team, talent acquisition, learning and employee welfare are highly appreciated.”

Genius HR Excellence Awards was instituted in the year 2011, and the last three years have been very successful wherein blue chip companies across all segments of the industry, have participated on a pan India basis and have won the awards. 

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