Bhavna Sharma joins School of Inspired Leadership as Executive Vice-President




 Her previous stints have been with Samsung India, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Genpact Headstrong, United Spirits- a Diageo Company and S C Johnson


Gurgaon, April 1st , 2016 – The School of Inspired Leadership (SOIL), Gurgaon has roped in Bhavna Sharma to lead its Consulting and Executive Education division. She joins as Executive Vice president, and will grow SOIL’s Consulting and Executive Education (CEE) division which is an offshoot of Grow Talent Company in the space of Talent Appreciation, Leadership Development, Organization Transformation and Happy workplace Practice.

Commenting on her appointment, Bhavna says, “The HR consulting space has seen tremendous growth and transformation over the years. Coming from Industry background, I aspired to work for SOIL because it was co-created by business leaders and companies that believed in making “Conscious” businesses for greater good. SOIL also being a business school provides an opportunity for the “CEE” team to experiment & innovate along with Competent and enthusiastic students and faculty members to deliver ethical, value based, deep and meaningful solutions to the Industry. A Firm believer in SOIL’s Values of Mindfulness, Compassion, Sustainability, Diversity and Ethics, I am extremely happy to be a part of this team under the Inspired Leadership of Mr. Anil Sachdev. .

Announcing her appointment, Mr. Anil Sachdev, Founder & CEO, SOIL, said,SOIL has entered in the next phase of growth and it is crucial to have the right minds around us to enable our journey forward. Bhavna comes in with immense industry experience across sectors and is passionate towards driving excellent initiatives. And, her appointment will only further catalyze the strength that already holds the SOIL fort so strong. I am extremely happy to welcome her on board.”

Bhavna has around 2 decades experience in leading all HR verticals across generalist and specialist profiles in the areas of business partnering for profit centres, key talent retention strategy, talent management, productivity improvement, HR change management, organization design and development. She is passionate towards Project Management approach to Leadership development and Organisation performance improvement. She led several business transformation and excellence initiatives for achieving significant competitive advantage for organizations by building optimization structures with minimum cost. Bhavna being an Hand’s on Leader has specialized in Goal Setting planning and facilitations like driving MBO’s (Management by Objectives)/Balance Score card/ KPI’s across all functions and levels to meet Strategic goals by tracking mission critical for Business Leaders through systematic review and coaching mechanisms.

Bhavna has also worked extensively worked on driving Company’s sustainability goals both with respect to People and Environment and has been associated with several prestigious NGO’s and Government Agencies. She holds Master’s Degree from prestigious Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.

About SOIL:

School of Inspired Leadership (SOIL) is a breakthrough innovation in “Higher Education” that aims to build leaders with character, competence and enthusiasm. It was co-created by a team of thoughtful business leaders and companies that believe that ‘conscious’ businesses can contribute to making our world ‘better.

To accomplish this SOIL- Nurtures Character through the practice of its values through rituals and symbols (like Morning Circle, Himalayan Retreats, Appreciative Inquiry, working on Social Innovation, Yoga, Simulation through theatre etc.)  SOIL Builds Competence by focusing on whole systems thinking; designing and delivering a future ready curriculum; leveraging teaching methods and spaces that deploy multiple intelligences; providing an opportunity for one to one mentoring by seasoned leaders and internship projects. SOIL believes in generating enthusiasm by providing the environment and facilitation to enable students to define their purpose, identify their gifts and learn to leverage their strengths towards their calling.

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