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Vinodh Chelambathodi
Chief Human Resources Officer at Intellect Design Arena Limited (A Polaris Group), India
  • Chief Human Resources Officer at Intellect Design Arena Limited (A Polaris Group), India

When asked which discussion was hard for an executive to handle – either with the bosses or with the subordinates, most of us would say that it is the performance appraisal discussion! Lot of hesitation, dissatisfaction and misapprehension surrounds performance appraisal discussion/process.
Here is a man who says, performance appraisal ‘dialogue’ was a cherished conversation for him and his team members. Vinodh Chelambathodi, Global head – HR, with 180 members reporting from different geographies is here to share what went into the conventional process to make it a ‘consensus dialogue’.
Heading the HR function of Polaris whose clientele comprises of top 7 banks and top 9 insurance firms of the world, Vinodh has astute humour in his dialogue.

Experience
Having worked with organizations like HCL, Capgemini and Flextronics and others over 20 years and having played different roles up the ladder, this ‘Quiet’ leader shares how ‘Design thinking’ has helped him in his pursuit.

Style
An elite HR professional, Vinodh is Contemporary, Collaborative and Swift in his decisions and moves.
A fitness aficionado, Vinodh holds Masters Diploma in Personal Management, from NIPM, Kolkata, and Masters Diploma in Business Administration, from Madras Christian College, Chennai, India.

Personal
Vinodh is married to Kala and when out of office, Vinodh loves to spend time with his 12 yr old daughter Shreya as he loves to see her grow up. Willys, Royal Enfield, Sudoku and Books take a back seat when Shreya is in front of him.

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