COREHR1: PepsiCo: Performance With Purpose
A Global HR Transformation Success Story in the Cloud
Wednesday 05 October
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
CEOs continue to worry about talent, and how they can best align and engage their talent in a fast-paced, competitive environment. PepsiCo is no different. As one of the world’s leading food and beverage companies, PepsiCo has an unmistakable global portfolio of diverse and beloved brands, sold in more than 200 countries and territories. How did it get there? Simple: PepsiCo’s strength is its people — all 250,000 of them. In today’s digital economy, companies have to move faster than ever or face obsolescence, and that only happens by engaging their people — making HR more important than ever. Shakti Jauhar will share what enabling HR transformation looks like at organizations today, how the cloud is easing the journey and the successes Its had along the way. You’ll walk away with some key insights on how technology and the cloud can transform your organization too.
SVP, Global HR Operations & Shared Services
Shakti is an Engineering Graduate in Electrical, Electronics & Telecommunications with majors in Instrumentation and Process Control. Shakti has over 20 years of operational experience with a proven record in driving strategic and complex global initiatives. Global cross-functional (Manufacturing, Process Optimization, IT, Finance and HR) experience with focus on developing a strategic advantage in the market place. Prior to joining PepsiCo Shakti worked with companies like Schlumberger, ABB and Reliance Industries. He held various manufacturing and product development positions in these companies leading efforts in the areas of Instrumentation & Process Control, Process Re-Engineering and CIM (Computer Integrated Manufacturing). Shakti joined PepsiCo in 1997 and since then he has held various leadership positions like CIO South Asia BU, Senior Director – Financial Shared Services, Senior Director – Global Health & Welfare & Wellness Plans and International Benefit Strategy before moving into his current role as the Senior Vice President, Global HR Operations and Shared Services.
A seasoned executive with global experience in human capital and financial management, Mike Ettling oversees the HR line of business, which includes leading cloud solutions from SAP SuccessFactors, and the SAP ERP Human Capital Management solution, and he helps to manage the more than 17,000 customers worldwide that use them. He reports directly to Robert Enslin, president of Global Customer Operations of SAP and member of the SAP Executive Board.
Ettling is the former chief executive of NGA Human Resources, a multimillion-dollar global HR and payroll services provider. At NGA, Ettling managed relationships with leading HR technology companies and successfully guided many of the world’s largest companies in finding HR solutions that fit their business needs.
Prior to NGA, Ettling was vice president of Global Business Process Outsourcing for Unisys, where he led the business and delivered cutting-edge technology to blue-chip clients across the globe. He held various executive roles for Unisys, including managing director for Australia and New Zealand and vice president of Outsourcing for Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Prior to this, Ettling was vice president and managing director for Synstar, plc., a private equity-owned European technology business, where he grew profits by 43 percent. He has an extensive career in IT and software, having previously held senior executive roles at EDS. Ettling began his career at KPMG in his native South Africa, where he was involved in launching the South African Futures Exchange.
The HROA named Ettling “Global Thought Leader of the Year 2012,” recognizing his innovative contributions and influence around HR transformation and the HRO industry as a whole.
Ettling holds a Masters in Finance from the London Business School, UK. He is a graduate of the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, and a member of the South African and English Institutes of Chartered Accountants. He is based in the UK.