About Us

Who Are We?

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People Business (PB) is a global human resource management consulting firm focused on improving the performance capabilities and business results of our client organizations.

We provide performance and talent management solutions through efficient, customized, implementable consulting services. We are committed to partnering with our clients to ensure the right targeted approach to their organizational objectives, issues, culture and environment. Our USP is our strong execution-focus and the level of customization that we offer.

Our research and thoughts have been published in the Harvard Business Review, The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, BusinessWeek, The Economist, Fast Company, Fortune, The Harvard Management Update, Inc. magazine, The International Journal of Management Reviews. Visit www.peoplebusiness.org for more details

Our Partner - Times Group

People Business in partnership with 'The Times of India' launches the "Great Manager Awards" initiative to identify and reward organizations with "Great Managers" in India and also enable the participant organizations to compare and benchmark themselves across in the industry. Tracing its roots to 1838, the Times Group is India's largest media house with a dominant presence across all media platforms and a footprint spanning the whole of Indian sub-continent. The flagship daily of the group - The Times of India - is today the largest English newspaper in the world with its sister publication - The Economic Times being world's second-largest English business daily.

Institute Partner- T.A. Pai Management Institute

Listed in the top management institutes of India and among the 5 B-schools in India and 5% of the top business schools worldwide to have been accredited with the illustrious Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) accreditation. With its mission to nurture and develop global leaders, TAPMI has partnered with People Business to provide support and guidance for recognizing the existing “Great Managers” working across different industries in India and help them become great leaders.

Our Strengths:

Client Partnership

We at PB are committed to partnering with our client to complement them in their journey towards excellence. We believe in building trust, being highly responsive, transparent and supplement your efforts by working hand in hand.

Flexibility and Customization

Our approach includes flexibility and customization of tools based on your current and future business challenges. We can support you with a comprehensive end-to-end solution or provide support at specific stages where you feel you require additional help.

Smart People, Smarter Solutions!

PB has built a strong niche in the area of strategic Talent Management, Development Centers & Leadership Assessment.

Global Network

Our global reach, through our partners, helps us to deliver on global assignments. With offices in USA, UK, MEA, SE Asia and India clients can leverage on our strong global MEA, SE Asia and India clients can leverage on our strong global network.

Our Advisory Panel

TK Srirang
Head – Human Resources -ICICI

Raj Raghavan
Director, Head HR - Amazon India

Mahalakshmi R
Head HR - Mondelēz

BP Bidappa
Executive Director, HR & VP HR, South Asia - Hindustan Unilever Ltd

Suchitra Rajendra
Vice President, Human Resources, India -PepsiCo

Dr. Chandrasekhar Sripada
President and Global Head of HR - Dr. Reddy’s Labs

Yugesh Goutam
President, Global Human Resources –LupinLtd.

Head HR - VistaraAirlines

Raj Narayan
Senior Vice President and Chief of Human Resources - Titan

Nishith Mohanty
Global Head of HR – Manipal Group

Prabir Jha
Global Chief People Officer – Cipla Ltd

Our Leadership Team:

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Mervyn Raphael
Managing Director

Mervyn Raphael is one of the founder members of People Business in South Asia, MEA and SEA. Over a 30-year career... Read More

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Akhilesh Mandal

Akhilesh Mandal, President, People Business (PB), is a veteran Business Leader with a career spanning over 3 decades. ... Read More

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Georgie Antony ChunkanthMD, International Operations.

Georgie is a senior Human Resources professional with 30 years' experience in leading multinational corporations.... Read More

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Judy Van Zon
Associate Director

Judy van Zon is a Certified Organization, Relationship and Systems Coach and a RSI@Work Licensee through... Read More

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Nagdev BindiganavaleSenior Vice President

Nagdev is a Senior Vice President at People Business. He was previously Director-Human Resources APAC at Aptean, VM Ware and Netapp. Read More

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Dr. Sandeep K. KrishnanDirector

Dr. Sandeep K. Krishnan is an Director at People Business. He heads the South India business... Read More

Our Global Partners:

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CURT COFFMANGlobal Practice Leader For Employee Engagement

New York Times Bestselling Author, Mr. Coffman spent over 22 years at The Gallup Organization and was... Read More

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Dr.Kathleen Sorensen

Sorensen has extensive leadership experience in creating and delivering integrated, high-impact solutions in all aspects of people management. ... Read More

Great Manager Awards Program

Companies With Great Managers / Hunt For Great Managers