18th December 2009 witnessed the Indian Recruitment community gathered at The Accord Metropolitan in Chennai to flag off ERA 2009 (4th Chennai National Conference). The predominant theme for the conference was ‘Transformation in the Recruitment Landscape’.
The event started with registrations at 2p.m. the welcome address was given by Dr. Surjith who happens to be the Convenor of ERA (Chennai Chapter) and also the CEO of Zen HR.
The sessions had plenty of popular speakers namely G.D.Sharma (President-HR in BGR Energy Systems Ltd.), Suresh Anubolu (Director-HR, Computer Associates), Ragland Thomas (Head-human Resources, Zenta), Sriram V (Head – Human Resources, Hexaware Technologies), R.A.Krishna Kumar (Asst. Executive Director – Human Resources, Dalmia Cements), Raj Prabhakar (CEO and Founder, FYMC), Ranganathan N.K. (Managing Director, Grundfos Pumps), K.Pandia Rajan (Managing Director, Ma Foi Group & Randstad India), Fr. N. Casimir Raj S.J. (Founder Director, LIBA) and B. Venkatramana (Senior Vice President & Group HR Head, Landmark Group India).
The vote of thanks was delivered by Dr. Thiru, our CEO.
A point worth mentioning is that our CEO had, in the course of events, been unanimously voted as the Convenor (ERA, Chennai Chapter) for the coming year. Also to be noted is that our Ravindiran had been awarded a souvenir for his creativity that had been put to maximum use for the conference.
The event was attended by CEOs, Directors, Strategic Planners, Senior Management, HR Professionals, Recruitment Consultants, Educational Institutions and Technology Providers and proved to be a grand success.