Sidharath is a Leadership Coach, Business Mentor, HR Consutant, Soft Skills Trainer and Certified Organisation Development Consultant.
He is also the Founder and CEO of People Sculptors: a company devoted to enhance individual performance, supporting people and teams to achieve their full potential. His forte is advising large and medium enterprises in building leadership teams, aligning organization structure, processes and culture with organizational vision and strategy.
As a top leadership team member in companies that he has worked, Sidharath has been coaching the senior management team in honing their leadership skills, resolving inter-personal issues and in supporting them to build individual and organizational capabilities. He is currently engaged in coaching young leaders in Startups and has been selected as a Mentor by NASSCOM.
Sidharath is an experienced Human Resources Professional who has worked in leadership positions for major Indian and Multinational Organizations across a range of industries - Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Oil & Gas, Cement& Infrastructure. In his various assignments he has worked with such diverse organisations as Unilever, Reckitt Benckiser, Punj Lloyd, Heidelberg Cement and L&T.
Has participated in major HR transformation exercises, and seeks to align HR strategy with business priorities to build individual and organizational capabilities. Leveraging on his rich experience, he can facilitate Leadership Development, Organization Development initiatives, anchor HR interventions in the areas of talent management, performance management and change management.
Education and Credentials
Certified OD Consultant from NTL, USA
Certified Leadership Coach, ACTP (International Coach Federation Affiliated)
Master of Management Studies, BITS, Pilani
Advanced Management Programme (AEP), Kellogg Business School, USA
Chevening Scholar, Manchester Business School, UK
Pursuing Ph.d from Symbiosis International University in Human Capital
Consultant – Asia Pacific Region, Harvard Business School Publishing
Mentor - Entrepreneurship Development Cell, IIM Rohtak and NASSCOM
Kriya Ban – Practitioner of Kriya Yoga, Ananda Sangha.
Fitness Enthusiast. Marathon runner.
Benjamin is a Senior Human Resources Leader with over 20 years of expertise in global brands across diverse industry verticals in both National & International roles. Excellent track record of leading from the front and building high performance teams, expertise in instituting and sustaining processes and systems, proven track record of facilitating profitability, turning around troubled operations, maintaining a highly unbiased and accessible approach and taking calculative risks. Proven ability to work with senior management teams to integrate the HR function within the overall business strategy.
His core strength lie in building successful HR departments from ground up, Post M&A integration and restructuring, attracting and retaining high potential talent, workforce optimization, timely acquisition of talent and creating virtual benches, ensuring statutory and legal compliance, framing policies and procedures to the needs of employees and business, designing and implementing best industry practices, managing succession planning and employee development program to build for the future, engaging employees proactively, compensation and benefits programs, industrial relations including litigation management, long term settlement and restructuring.
In his previous assignment as the Head of HR of Punj Lloyd’s Saudi Operation Benjamin spearheaded the project’s recruitment and ramped up manpower to meet the clients’ stringent timeline. He was involved in hiring manpower from India, Philippines, Nepal, Srilanka & Bangladesh.
During his career span of over 20 years, Benjamin have worked with companies like Polaris, PepsiCo, Meritor Automotive, Coca Cola, Reckitt Benckiser and Reliance Communication. His last assignment was with Dayim Punj Lloyd as the Head of HR for Saudi Arabia operation.