Honeywell, the global technology company, has elevated Sumedha Pal Parmar to the position of country manager-HR for India. Prior to this role, Parmar was the senior director for talent acquisition and diversity, APAC region, leading talent acquisition and diversity for Honeywell in 15 countries.
After completing her post-graduate diploma in personnel management from Xavier Institute of Social Sciences, Parmar joined Honeywell in 2004, as the organisational development (OD) specialist, where she focused on developing and strategising team, group and organisational-level OD interventions. Parmar has been working with Honeywell and its different businesses for over 17 years now. During her long and successful tenure, she has honed her skills and grown into a strong HR leader.
After joining Honeywell, Parmar got her first promotion within two and half years, as HRBP. In 2011, she was elevated to the role of head of business HR, with the responsibility to deliver HR solutions for the ACS business at Honeywell, including talent acquisition, talent development and engagement, performance management and compensation, organisation development and change management.
Three years later, Parmar was appointed as the global staffing leader at the Company, where she facilitated the development of staffing strategies by partnering with business to secure, understand and manage the immediate and long-term workforce requirements for Honeywell Technology Solutions (HTS), globally.
In 2016, Parmar was again promoted as director staffing for India at HTS. She played a significant role in developing talent acquisition and recruitment-delivery strategies needed to meet country business objectives. She partnered with India business leadership and HR leadership teams of different businesses and locations, to drive strategic staffing processes by identifying critical staffing needs and optimising delivery. After almost two years, she was designated to handle the portfolio of director HR at HTS.