Meet Our Honourable Speakers

Mr. Nadeem Kazim

Founder CEO Splice HR Works

Nadeem is Founder CEO Splice HR Works. He is helping organisations build HR capablities for sustainable business growth.

He started his Human Resources career with Ballarpur Industries Limited in 1986. He moved to Tata Steel in 1991 and served them for 18 years in various capacities in IR, HR and L&D roles. He served Exide Industries Limited from 2009 till 2017 and was elevated as Director-HR and was a whole-time Director on the Board of the Company. He further moved to TIL Tractors India as CHRO from 2017 till 2019 and was responsible for Corporate HR, IR and business strategy role.

He is a Post Graduate in Personnel Management & Industrial Relations from Xavier Institute of Social Services.

Nadeem is a visiting faculty to various acedimic institutes in India. He has delivered talks in the International, national & regional level seminars and conferences. He has authored several articles in professional journals. He is a life member of several professional bodies.

Mr. Nihar Ranjan Ghosh

President – Human Resource Emami Limited

Nihar Ranjan Ghosh, is currently the President – Human Resource for Emami Limited, the flag ship company of USD 3 billion Emami Group. In his previous assignment Nihar held the responsibility of Executive Director – Corporate Human Resource at USD 3 billion RP Sanjiv Goenka Group. Nihar was also a founding member and Executive Director – HR for the Retail Sector of RP - Sanjiv Goenka Group for over a decade, with responsibility for Spencer’s Retail Limited, Music World Retail Ltd. and Au Bon Pain Café India Limited. He graduated with a Master’s Degree in Social Works from Indore School of Social Work in 1985 and was a Gold Medalist of the batch.

Nihar is a seasoned HR professional with nearly three decades of rich and diverse experience in Multinational Corporation, Family Managed Conglomerates, Federal Agency and Academic Institution in India, Asia Pacific Region & Middle East Region. His critical management and consulting assignments span FMCG, Food Processing, Petrochemical, Engineering, Retail, IT & Knowledge Management and Health Care sector.

Nihar held HR leadership roles in Johnson & Johnson Medical India & Asia Pacific, Alghanim Industries and Human Soft Limited in Kuwait and at Profiles International in Dubai. In the early part of his career, he has also worked at Indian Institute of Management – Ahmedabad (IIMA), National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) and Reliance Industries. Nihar’s areas of interest include Talent Acquisition, Talent Management, Organization Development, Performance Management & Executive Coaching. He is also an active trainer, process facilitator and regular speaker at national & international industry & professional forums. Nihar is passionate about helping others grow by harnessing their potential and encouraging them to blossom.

Nihar was Co-Chairman of HR & IR Committee of CII Eastern Region and is a life member of National HRD Network (NHRDN). He currently serves on the National Leadership and National HR & IR Committee of CII. He has served as Member on the National Executive Board of NHRDN (2011 – 2015)and was the Regional President of NHRDN (2013-2015) for Eastern India. He has also been an Honorary National Professor of NHRDN and was in the Industry Advisory Board of IIM, Ranchi.

Mr Kallol Dutt

Joint Labour Commissioner , West Bengal

Mr. Dutt is a Vibrant Personality with more than 15 years of experience in the field of statutory compliance. Currently , He is the Joint Labour Commissioner of West Bengal . He was the Commissioner of Employee Compensation and also the former Joint Director in State Labour Institute Kolkata. Mr. Dutt did his bachelors in law specializing in Labour law. He did DSW from Indian Institute of Social Welfare and Business Management. He completed his MBA specializing in HR. From Jadavpur University he did advanced certificate in Applied sociology.