Udayan Dutt, Regional HR Director, Africa, Middle East & South Asia at RB Health

Udayan heads Human Resources for AMESA comprising the African continent, Middle East and South Asia for RB Health. He joined RB to head HR for the South Asia geography.

Prior to RB, Udayan has held other diverse portfolios, notably being Director Human Resources and Corporate Relations in Unilever Sri Lanka, as a Specialist Leader in Reward, building a Global Analytics Team in India and HR Outsourcing in Asia in FMCG, Telecom, IT and other industries.

Udayan seeks to enable growth and prosperity for all – company, employees, consumers, shareholders and the community.

He led the HR for Unilever’s Marketing Function for South Asia as HR Director. Articulating and delivering the complete Workforce, HR plan for all levels, across different business units, entities and geographies was the key responsibility in this role.

As the Head of the Function in Unilever Sri Lanka, he was responsible for partnering the business on all HR topics including Talent Acquisition and Management, Leadership Development, Reward and HR Service Delivery.

His first role at Unilever was as Head Reward, South Asia. Redesigning the organisation’s fixed salary structure and variable pay programs; introducing new and innovative reward and recognition programs; balancing cash salary, perquisites, current and retirement benefits; designing and implementing effective executive compensation strategies and structures; and implementing international assignee compensation programs to facilitate cross border talent movement were some of the highlights of his work in this stint.

He led the Global Analytics Centre  for C & B Consulting at Hewitt Associates and his last assignment was as APAC Compensation and Benefits Leader – Multi process HR Outsourcing. He has also served earlier in Sasken Technologies, Airtel and DCM Shriram.

He is an alumnus of XLRI Jamshedpur (Personnel Management and Industrial Relations) and Delhi University.

His active hobbies and interests include collecting wrist watches, masks, matchboxes, art;  listening to Western Rock and Indian Classical Music; playing badminton and off-road cycling.

Udayan’s Social Media Handles

Twitter – @YouDutt

Linkedin – https://www.linkedin.com/in/udayandutt/

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