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Mr. Praveen Arora Joins as a Member

Mr. Praveen Arora
Mr. Praveen Arora, National Head Business Process Excellence at Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd.
Mr. Praveen Arora has 15 Years of experience from various industries and companies such as Deutsche bank, Infosys BPO and Grasim Industries Limited (AV Birla Group) in leading organization change Journey-Quality, Transformation, Business Engineering, Operational Excellence, Client Delivery Management and Business development.
Qualifications
He holds BE from REC, Bhopal along with MBA (HR). Some of the professional qualifications include:

  • Certified Quality Leader
  • Six Sigma Master Black belt
  • Lean Trainer
  • Certified SCRUM Master
  • Certified ISO Internal quality Auditor
  • eSCM and COPC professional
  • Certified Assessor for AVB Chairman’s Award for manufacturing Excellence (2004 Model)

He has experience of establishing change function from inception in multiple organization. Worked in Manufacturing and Service industry specializing in Business and Strategic Planning, Performance benchmarking, Risk Management, Process re-engineering. Global programs under leadership have led to significant process improvements in the areas of Nostro break reduction, T0 submissions, STP rate improvement, Backlog reduction, Query reduction, Cycle time reduction, Error reduction, Functional Realignment, Line Balancing, Cross Business Capacity creation and Strategic Operating Model Changes.

He Specialise in assessing business need and designing change intervention to drive achievement of strategic goals, drive performance culture, strengthen employee experience, knowledge sharing and strengthen change DNA for the organization. Some of the program include: Champion Workshop for Sr Leaders, Problem solving & Mistake Proofing workshop, Theme based workshops, Lean and Six Sigma Academy for focused groups, etc

Mr. Ajith Prabhu Joins as a Member

Mr. Ajith Prabhu, Head Quality and Knowledge Management, Reliance Commercial Finance Ltd
Responsible for Implementing Business Excellence Road Map which would involve

  • Working with Functional Heads to identify, map and implement Business Process Management Systems
  • Facilitating Lean Six Sigma initiatives focusing on Cost Reduction and Service Excellence
  • Facilitating “Idea Express”, a suggestion scheme focused on cost saving initiatives
  • Pan-India ISO Certification for all functions, all processes, and all locations

Work Experience
More than 14 years experience in Quality. Started career with Grindwell Norton before joining Qimpro Consultants. From there went on work with Bharti (Airtel), ICICI One Souce, Synagoge Knowledge Services, Dell International Services.

Six Sigma Black Belt, key skills lies in using quality to improve organizational performance

Education

  • MBA in Operations from KG Somaiya Institute of Management Studies (1999)
  • BE in Mechanical from REC Rourkela (1995)

Professional Qualifications

  • Certified Six Sigma Black Belt – ASQ
  • Certified Examiner for Quality Management – IMC Ramkrishna Bajaj National Quality Award
  • Certified Facilitator for Quality Improvement- Juran
  • Certified Thomas Profile Professional- HR Initiative
  • Certified Quality Engineer- QCI, USA
  • Accredited Quality Auditor- IQRS (Quality Management System), DNV
  • Internal Auditor- URS (India) Quality Registrar Pvt Ltd
  • Certified Trainer for Quality Education System- Phil Crosby Model by IQL

Hobbies
Music and Reading