OPPI HR Award - HR Excellence Award

  • An OPPI member company
  • Only one entry per member company
  • The initiative/ project conducted between July 2019 - June 2020

    OPPI HR Excellence Award will be bestowed upon organizations that have achieved overall excellence in their HR and people management practices, thus contributing to the needs of business, the profession, employees, industry and the nation. This award is not only the leading HR trailblazer and honors people management practices but also sets new benchmarks to inspire. OPPI HR Excellence Award stands for innovation used to solve problems and championing value creation through power of people by:

  • Leadership & people strategy
  • Talent acquisition & management
  • Talent & organization development
  • Employee engagement, communication & organization culture
  • Performance management
  • Total rewards management
  • Digital, analytics & technological innovation in HR
  • Risk management
  • Learning & development

Ashwini D Prakash

Managing Partner, Stanton Chase

Deepa Shankar

Founder - Authempic Consulting / Diversity & Inclusion Consultant

Kavi Arasu

Director Learning & Change, Founding Fuel Publishing

Sanjay Banerjee

Co-founder and Partner, Progressus India (Talent & Organization Advisory Consultants)

Shilpa Gentela

Senior Client Partner, Korn Ferry


OPPI HR Award - D&I Award

  • An OPPI member company
  • Only one entry per member company
  • The submissions may cover one, some or all aspects of diversity- including but not limited to:
    age, ability, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, race, and religion.
  • The initiative/ project conducted between July 2019 - June 2020

    This award recognizes an organization that has diversity and inclusion at the heart of its business, providing outstanding support and opportunities to - women, people from BME backgrounds, people from the LGBTI community, disabled people and other minorities.

  • Evidence of the organization's diversity and inclusion statistics
  • Evaluation of D&I statistics
  • D&I strategy:
    1. Implementation
    2. Communication
    3. Success
    4. Evidence that D&I strategy is a part of the corporate ethos, not just with employment but also in how it serves the customers

    Use metrics and include anecdotes, employee/customer feedback and case studies

  • Recruitment
  • Leadership and internal engagement
  • Talent development and growth

Aparna Vedapuri Singh

Founder & CEO Women's Web

Dr Niru Kumar

D&I Consultant, Founder Ask Insight

Karthik Ekambaram

Senior Vice President, AVTAR Consulting

Ruchira Gokhale

Senior Consultant, Interweave Consulting Pvt. Ltd

Sangeeta Murthi Sahgal

Co-Founder, Diversity Dialogs