KBL: Makes a global footprint in Women Talent Management


Kirloskar Brothers Limited (KBL) has been recognized yet again at an international forum. The latest recognition comes for its all-women plant in Coimbatore. KBL’s Coimbatore plant has received the Best Employer Brand Award towards Women Talent Management at the fifth Asia Employer Brand Awards 2014 held in Singapore.  The award consists of two categories, namely

  • ‘Best Talent Management’ and
  • ‘Initiative for Community Awareness’.

Asia’s Best Employer Brand Awards are jointly hosted by the Employer Branding Institute, World HRD Congress and the Stars of the Industry Group, and were supported by strategic partners CHRO Asia. The Awards were endorsed by Asian Confederation of Businesses. The awards are designed, owned and executed by the Employer Branding Institute, an organization managed by professionals from various countries and geographies who share the same passion in human resources.

On receiving the award, Dr RV RajKuumar, General Manager – Plant Head, Coimbatore plant, KBL said “We are extremely honored to have received this prestigious award and thank the Employer Branding Institute for recognizing our efforts to make our Global footprint in People Management. Our philosophy, processes, policies and practices reaffirm that there are no disparities made based on gender or religion or family background. Merit and performance are the only key differentiators. I am very much thankful to the KBL top management for strong focus on women empowerment which is the key to national development”.






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