Director - Human Resources of Lennox India

Hema Mani has over 20 years of experience in leadership capacities in various Human Resources functions and has been a key task member in the HR leadership team in driving HR processes and linkages throughout the organization besides being a key partner in the business for strategic planning, growth initiatives, and PCMM assessments.

Hema Mani, from Xavier Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship began her career at Kelly Consultants, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, Jain Group of Institutions, i2 Technologies, Honeywell Technology Solutions and Lennox India Technology Centre, where she is presently the Director- HR For the group in India & China.. As part of her responsibility in Lennox India & Asia sourcing leadership team, she spends considerable time in developing HR talent in the organization and developing them into a global team of excellence.

Under her leadership, Lennox India has won several honors for HR such as the 13 best workplaces in Tamil Nadu by Times of India, 100 Best places to work for women in India 2016 by Avatar, Best places to work in Chennai by Economic Times, Best Games based Learning Program by TISS and Dream companies to work in 2016 by Times Ascent. She was one of the founding members of Mahaveer Academy of Technology and Sciences (part of the Jain Group of Institutions), here she was responsible for developing the HR curriculum for post graduate studies in collaboration with Industry and Academic experts.

She has represented on topics of Human sciences in forums of IHRD and NHRD. She has published a couple of papers on Execution Excellence in HR which is compiled into a journal released by Indian Institute of Science and another one on Innovative learning strategies was recognized by Nasscom and published on their site. She is recognized as one of the 30 Women Super Achievers by World HRD Congress