Director - Human Resources, India
R Mahalakshmi is Director- Human Resources at Mondelez India Foods Private Ltd. She joined Mondelez
India in September 2015 and is a member of the Asia MiddleEast & Africa HR Leadership Team and the
India Country Leadership Team at Mondelez. “Creating moments of Joy for our customers and colleagues”
is a key organizational goal at Mondelēz International and Maha plays a major role to deliver this objective.`
Mahalakshmi has over 21 years of experience across business consulting, HR Consulting and HR Leadership roles across FMCG, Telecom, Paper, Pharma and consulting. She brings with her deep functional expertise in the area of large scale transformation, multi geography M&A & integration, Organisation Design, Talent Strategy and Rewards. She has led a number of business
ransformation initiatives, partnering with businesses in various stages of maturity, handled roles spanning over 20 countries & has worked with talent from over 50 nationalities in her previous roles.
Her last assignment with Bharti Airtel was in the capacity of Senior Vice President HR, where she held two
global roles as ‘CLO & Global Head of Talent’ and ‘Global Head of Rewards’. In her previous HR Leadership roles, she has been Head of HR for a paper Company & global R&D HR Leader for a Pharmaceutical major.
She has also worked as a business Consultant with Global Consulting majors like Hewitt, Arthur Andersen
and Ernst & Young Mahalakshmi holds an MBA and a degree in Physics (Hons). She is passionate about helping people realise their dreams and enjoys travel, new experiences, movies, food, painting, story-writing, and books.