Unmesh Pawar

Partner – CHRO, KPMG India

“Ex-Global HR Head for Accenture’s Products Operating Group (Revenues 2016 US$8.34 bn).

A proven HR Leader with expertise in Human Capital Strategy, Organizational transformation and Coaching. Successful in building and leading high performing internationally dispersed HR Leadership teams to help meet business outcomes. Unmesh has helped businesses build differentiated capabilities in the market place though designing and deploying complex talent strategy, acquisition and talent management practices on a global scale.

Prior to the this Unmesh had overall responsibility for designing and deploying Accenture’s Talent Acquisition Strategy to meet the talent growth needs for all businesses globally across the 59 countries. In this role he partners with senior business runners, HR Leaders and his teams to deploy fit for purpose, innovative market leading talent acquisition interventions.

Between 2009 and 2014, Unmesh served as Managing Director— HR for the Accenture Operations growth platform (~60k employees globally). In this role he led the talent transformation to build differentiated market capabilities for the business with strong industry focus whilst ensuring all time high employee engagement, retention and consistently being voted an employer of choice in the industry.

As the Talent Mgt Lead for Accenture in India during 2007-2009 he founded the Talent Mgt function for India thereby accelerating the journey of Human Capital Strategy for the country, Leadership Devp, capability building and inclusion and diversity to institutionalize a talent multiplier culture in the organization.


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