Prof. Umesh Kamath

Prof. Umesh Kamath

Prof. Umesh Kamath

Director: HR - UST Global

B. Tech ( Electronics & Communication) ( CET Trivandrum India)
Executive MBA ( Henley Management College UK)

A technology professional, turned HR leader, with two decades of work experience and has exposure to multiple sectors like Telecomm, IT & ITES. • Was HR Head of Allianz Insurance Captive in Trivandrum from 2006-20011. During my tenure, the head count grew from 400 to 2000 employees. • Was Sr VP HR for Spanco Technologies (Back-end operation of Airtel) from 2011 to 2013 in Nairobi with Pan African responsibility of 10 geographies and 4500 employees. • From 2014 onwards holding Director HR in UST Global, responsible for all HR Programmes. Current Role: Director: HR UST Global www.ust-global.com UST Global is an IT organisation with a head count of 15000 employees with a global spread with head quarter in California. UST has major delivery centres in Trivandrum , Cochin Chennai ,Bangalore, Manila, Shanghai , Singapore, Spain, UK, Denmark , US & Mexico Following are my Key Achievements in past assignments. • Steered the organization towards ‘Best Employer’ & ‘Investor in People’ framework • Lead the acquisition and merger activities in various geographies (India, Africa, Singapore, US) • Managed global workforce internationally, taking care of their mobility, creating global mobility policies and shared services for HR . • Supervised creation of entities in various international locations. • Has exposure to talent management across geographies and across various cultural and legal entities • Developed career development framework for the business, for optimum manpower utilization • Implemented leadership enhancement systems ( TLDP, MDP I, II &III) • Part of performance management system review team which introduced behavioural targets in Allianz UK & Germany • Contributed to the development of competency framework in Cabot Corporation , US • Implemented Diversity initiative in Allianz India & member of Global Diversity & inclusion council of UST • Designed & driven various employee surveys ( Hewitt & Kanexa) and steered the action from the same • Was adjudged Best young Manager by All India Management Association, in their National competition for young managers in 1995 & was sponsored to attend MBA Course in Henley Management college UK