HOUSE OF ROSE PROFESSIONAL’S

2019 INDIA EDITION OF BREAK THE CEILING TOUCH THE SKY ®

May 13, 2019, GRAND HYATT, MUMBAI

0740 to 0830: REGISTRATION AND NETWORKING

0830 to 0840: WELCOME: Chairman and CEO, House of Rose Professional.

0840 to 0850: OPENING OF CONFERENCE by Key Partners and VVIPs.

0850 to 0900: SPEED NETWORKING

0900 to 0950: THE TOP TRENDS IN INDIA FOR 2019-20. THE BIG PICTURE: The big picture in India through the eyes of the CEO. Societal trends. Technology,  Consumer spending. The future of retail. Health and wellness. Media consumption. How will this impact business in the next 12 months and how could it impact women in particular?

  • Krish Iyer, President and CEO, Walmart India Private Limited
  • Christina Ruggiero, Chief Executive Officer, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages
  • Sam Balsara, Chairman, Madison World
  • Richa Arora, Chief Operating Officer, Consumer Products Business, Tata Chemicals

Moderator: Fatima Mahdi Karan, Consulting Editor and Senior Anchor, Business Television India (BTVI)

0950 to 1035: GENDER DIVERSITY IS GOOD FOR BUSINESS AND REPUTATION:  Case examples from leading Companies who have made Gender diversity integral to their success and are driving business and reputational benefit via a consistent diversity strategy. This session highlights the best practices of Companies that are winning via a deep focus on gender diversity and are proving that a sustainable focus on diversity delivers business and repetitional results!

  • Amit Narain, Head of HR, Nestle South Asia Region
  • Anuranjita Kumar, Managing Director Human Resources, International Hubs at RBS on “Believe – best practices from RBS”
  • Audience Activity

1035 to 1100: TEA/COFFEE AND NETWORKING BREAK

1100 to 1135: “Enabling Women’s Economic Empowerment across the Walmart Value chain”, Avishkar Mehrotra, Chief People Officer, Walmart India.

1135 to 1225: MOVING FROM MIDDLE MANAGEMENT TO THE TOP. CHARTING A COURSE THAT LEADS TO THE C-SUITE:  Getting from middle management to the top requires planning, commitment and excellence in execution. Candid conversations with  leaders who have successfully made the transition from the middle to the top. What enabled them, what hindered them, how are they helping other leaders as they climb?

  • Nishi Vasudeva, Former Chairman & Managing Director, HPCL
  • Stephanie Keen, Singapore Managing Partner, Hogan Lovells
  • Bidisha Pillai, CEO, Save the Children, India
  • Anthony A. Rose, Chairman and CEO, House of Rose Professional Pte. Ltd.

Moderator: Devdip Purkayastha, President, Enactus India

1225 to 1315: TURNING MALE ANTAGONISTS INTO ADVOCATES: INFLUENCING AS A WOMAN LEADER IN MALE DOMINATED INDUSTRIES AND ENVIRONMENTS. BEING A MALE CHAMPION FOR DIVERSITY:  All the things that matter in operating in highly male dominated environments – influencing when you are the only woman at the table or in a clear minority, converting antagonists to allies, how to spot and leverage male champions for diversity in your Company. Staying safe as you work and travel. Tips and techniques to influence with or without authority to  influence the toughest and most complex scenarios and stakeholders.  Lessons from the greatest influencers and leaders who manage via example versus by authority. Perspectives  from male champions for gender diversity on how to be champions for diversity and how they are helping build more such champions.

  • Mohit Anand, Managing Director, Kellogg India and South Asia
  • Lara Balsara Vajifdar, Executive Director, Madison World
  • Rajul Mehta, CEO, Queenmark
  • Manish Bhagat, Country Manager, India and Sub-Continent, Coty
  • Alexander McMyn, Partner, Hogan Lovells

Moderator: Dr Annurag Batra, Chairman & Editor in Chief, BW Businessworld & Exchange4Media

1315  to 1415: NETWORKING LUNCH.

1415 to 1425: OFFICIAL PIC OF THE 2019 INDIA EDITION OF BREAK THE CEILING TOUCH THE SKY.

1425 to 1455: “Its the little things that matter” – Keynote address by Christina Ruggiero, Chief Executive Officer, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages.

1455 to 1555: SPEED MENTORING BY TOP LEADERS ON KEY TOPICS THAT MATTER TO PARTICIPANTS. 

1555 to 1615: TEA AND NETWORKING BREAK

1615 to 1705: CAREER QUESTIONS. 50 MINUTES: All the toughest questions you want answered to fine tune your action plan for the next few months.  Work-life balance. Your career path. Unconscious bias and dealing with Office politics. Dealing with social stereotypes. Being the owner of your own success and life plan. Dealing with dual-career situations. Finding the right sponsors. All the tough questions you always had but were afraid to ask.

  • Harshita Chaudhary, Head of Talent, Nestle South Asia
  • Sapna Balan, Director Engineering, Merchant Tech, Walmart Labs
  • Annie Dube, Consul General, Consulate General of Canada in Mumbai
  • Kripa Krishnamoorthy, Director, HR, Global Consumer Banking, South Asia, Citi

Moderator: Ratika Gore, Deputy Chairperson of Industry Integration and Head of Career Development Program at S.P. Jain Institute of Management and Research (SPJIMR)

1705  to 1715: CLOSE AND WINNER ANNOUNCEMENTS!