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Line-up of speakers announced for Mumbai Edition of Break the ceiling touch the sky 2017

14-March-2017
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Line-up of speakers announced for Mumbai Edition of Break the ceiling touch the sky 2017

House of Rose Professional has announced a line-up of distinguished CEOs/C-Suite executives to share best practices and success techniques with delegates at the 2017 India Edition of ‘Break the ceiling touch the sky - the success and leadership summit for women’ (and men who support gender diversity).  The summit is scheduled to take place in India on May 11, at the Grand Hyatt, Mumbai.

The initial CEO/Executive line-up of speakers includes T R Ramachandran, Group Country Manager, India and South Asia, Visa; Ann Mukherjee, Global Chief Marketing Officer, SC Johnson & Son; Venkatesh Kini, President, Coca-Cola India and South West Asia; Lynne Anne Davis, President and Senior Partner, FleishmanHillard Asia Pacific; Priya Nair, Executive Director, Hindustan Unilever;  Richa Arora, Chief Operating Officer, Consumer Products Business, Tata Chemicals; Sam Balsara, Chairman Madison World; Krish Iyer, President and CEO, Walmart India; Shantanu Khosla, MD, Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals; P K Hariharan, General Manager – India Consumer and Professional Beauty, Coty Inc; Stephanie Keen, Office Managing Partner, Hogan Lovells Lee & Lee, Singapore; Alex von Behr, President vBA Consulting and former Global Chief Customer Officer, Unilever Plc; Sangeeta Pendurkar, Managing Director, Kellogg’s India; Madhulika Mathur, Co-Founder, WeddingSutra.com; Fatima Karan, Consulting Editor, Bloomberg TV; Anurag Batra, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of BW Businessworld and exchange4media Group; Sunil Bijlani, Senior VP, Human Resources,  Asia Synchrony Financial; Veena Gidwani, CEO, Veena Gidwani Consulting, and more.

Additional speakers will be announced on April 1, 2017.

‘Break the ceiling touch the sky’ is the fastest growing summit in Asia for women in leadership that enables them to learn, network, and achieve. Participating companies can support gender diversity and enhance the leadership skills of their women leaders at a fraction of the cost of other expensive training programs. While content is customized for women, male leaders are welcome.  Over 1,300 leaders from 170 organizations have attended prior editions of the summit to date.

Max Rangel, SVP, Asia Pacific, SC Johnson & Son shared, “The roles of women have significantly expanded from what they were traditionally. But, there still exists a huge opportunity for the society to benefit from their contributions. Platforms such as these will inspire, motivate, and bring to light the evolving role of women in society. At SC Johnson, gender diversity is valued and leveraged. We started the journey with ‘Break the ceiling touch the sky’ in 2015 and are delighted to continue as a Platinum Sponsor for the 2017 India Edition.”

Richa Arora, Chief Operating Officer, (Consumer Products Business), Tata Chemicals said, “Stronger women make for a stronger nation. Tata Salt Plus and House of Rose Professional share the common objective of tapping the unrealized potential of women as leaders, in business and society. We are delighted to be a part of ‘Break the ceiling touch the sky’ summit.” 

The 2017 India Edition is sponsored by (early) sponsors – SC Johnson & Son as a Platinum Sponsor; FleishmanHillard, Hogan Lovells, Visa, and Coty as Silver Sponsors and Tata Salt as Luncheon sponsor. Network partners include BW Businessworld, exchange4media Group, and the National HRD Network (NHRD).

GRIPS PROEVENTS will be the event manager for the summit in India.

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