On 07.12.2011, the NMIMS, Hyderabad campus organized a Guest lecture by Mr.Viswanathan N R, Head HR Retail SBU Coromondal fertilisers, on “RETAIL INDUSTRY”.
A PG in Management with specialisation in HR with close to 15 yrs of exp in HR in manufacturing and service industries, in companies like Thirumalai Chemcials, TNT etc., and in the retail industry , have worked as Head-HR Operations for 4 formats in the Future group and as Head-HR in leisure retailer odyssey .Has hands-on experience in areas like Manpower planning, PMS, Competency management, Industrial relations, Trade unions and has the experience of setting up retail stores across India.. Currently heading the HR for the retail SBU of coromandel fertilisers, having more than 480 stores in AP and around 95 in Karnataka.
Passionate about cricket, driving and reading plenty of fiction.
The key highlights of the lecture are
- Retail industry is showing positive growth
- Be a generalist and understand the business model
- HR plays a significant role in contributing to business performance.