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Aon Best Employers India 2017 | The Speakers

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Animesh Kumar
(Ex) Executive Committee, IDFC Bank

Animesh Kumar was a member of the Executive Committee of IDFC Bank till recently. He was responsible for leading the Human Resources and Marketing functions for the group and was the CEO of IDFC Foundation. He has just taken a sabbatical from IDFC to pursue others interests.

Animesh joined IDFC Group in 2009 and was a key member of IDFC’s Group Executive Committee. Initially, as the Group Head HR & Corporate Services and then as a member of the founding team of IDFC Bank, he has helped shape the build out for the Bank from the time the idea was conceived to its current success. Animesh has helmed the people strategy for the Group for over 8 years building a stellar reputation for the Group’s people strategy & practices and built IDFC Foundation into a premier not-for-profit platform.

His interests are in understanding how technology is shaping organisations and the evolution of technology augmented workplaces. The implications of emerging socio-cultural norms on the design of organisations and the study of leaders and leadership effectiveness.

Animesh has over two decades of experience in leadership roles in Human Resources across Banking and FMCG sectors. He holds a Post Graduate in Human Resources from XLRI, India and is an Economics graduate from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi.