Mr. Shailendra Kumar - Executive Director - Strategic Initiatives, SOIL; Former Senior General Manager-Manpower Planning, NDDB
, with a career spanning over 40 years is currently, Director - Special Initiatives of the School of Inspired Leadership (SOIL) at Gurgaon
having varied responsibilities.
provides advisory support in Social Innovation Project, Consulting Projects besides handling the internal HR and Administration function.
He worked with the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) for about 32 years (1968 - 2000).
conceived, planned and implemented Operation Flood, the world's largest rural employment project.
was involved in various functional areas at NDDB
holding varied responsibilities including Management Information Systems, Project Planning and Implementation, Personnel Management and Human Resource Development.
He was Executive Assistant to the Founder Chairman of NDDB Dr. V Kurien in mid-seventies.
Shailendra headed the Human Resource Development / Manpower Development and Training function at NDDB during 1987 - 2000.
Shailendra worked as Chief Values officer of Grow Talent Company Limited since its inception in August 2000 till December 2007.
Started by a group of like-minded business persons and professionals, Grow Talent Company Limited
soon, became one of the top strategic HR consulting firms in India with offices in Gurgaon
Mumbai, Bangalore and Colombo (Sri Lanka).
Shailendra was Resident Director of Grow Talent Company Limited during July 2003 - October 2005.
contributed to HR consulting projects of the Grow Talent Company Limited
as relationship manager and senior Consultant on assignments cutting across industry verticals.
Some of the long term (over a year) engagements of Grow Talent Company Limited
in which he
was a part included those with a large steel making company, auto Manufacturing Company, a conglomerate in Sri Lanka etc.
The HR consulting projects he
contributed were mostly in the area of Talent Assessment, Talent Engagement and Change Management