Sanjay Paul Antony, Co-founder & Managing Director of Abanel Management Consulting, with over two and a half decades of experience, Sanjay was the Head of the HR function of Novell’s India operations, the Head of Human Capital Management (HCM) of Goldman Sachs in India and part of the Senior Management Team which set up the operations for Goldman Sachs’ Technology and Operations divisions in India; and the Global Head of HR for Subex Limited.
One of the biggest challenges for a new organization is to have the right HR infrastructure in place. Also, understanding the business focus, articulate the HR strategy, design, develop, implement the HR infrastructure to support the HR strategy. Special skills are required to customize the requirements of global organizations, to localize for the regional requirements. Abanel Management Consulting, addresses all the issues in Human Capital Management.
Abanel Management Consulting is a Human Capital Management (HCM) Consulting venture based out of Bangalore, India. The company was started by two Human Resource professionals having a combined experience of around four decades, several of which were spent with some of the best known global and Indian organizations.
Abanel offers its services across the three verticals that are – Focused HCM consulting for new organizations setting up operations, HCM consulting services to help their clients implement the ‘best in practice’ HR solutions that are – process, technology and resource-enabled for maximum effectiveness and Boutique search, selection and HR advisory services for attracting and engaging critical talent. Abanel’s ‘Scalable Model’ has helped them work with clients ranging from a 2 member technology start-up, to a Multi-billion Dollar Enterprise.
Sanjay has also worked with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited, Tata Motors and Godrej & Boyce. He has varied work experience in industries- Oil & Gas, Automobile, Office Equipment, Financial Services, Hospitals, Infrastructure, energy, advertising, biotechnology and Information Technology.
He has a Bachelor of Technology degree in Mechanical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Calicut and a Master’s Degree in Human Resources from XLRI, Jamshedpur.
Abanel specializes in Human Capital Management Consulting involving, Setting up the HR infrastructure for new organizations, organizational change & effective communication for business success, compensation and benefits design, compensation management, development of learning and professional development framework, audit and redesign of existing HR systems, design/ redesign of performance management systems, localization and globalization of HR initiatives, mergers & acquisitions services.
Abanel’s clients get benefited from its business focused, value-driven HR approach, where the company implements their strategic thinking, influencing skills and business knowledge. The company excels in utilizing their skills in these areas to apply them in the organizational context, at the same time focusing on the transactional duties of the HR function.
Abanel’s, three key values Walk with the business, Ethics and integrity, and Customer focus and the key success factors, Intellectual and Human Capital capabilities drives success for the company. Abanel’s strong Research & Development, built very close relationships with some of the best academic brains. Their work has been identified to be a case study in a top tier business school in India. Other work has been identified to be mentioned in a globally acclaimed HRM text book.
Abanel not only offers advice on the best processes and systems, but also is able to align it with deep expertise in various functions within HRM. Most of their consulting engagements have been with the CEO/ MD or the Board of Directors. Abanel makes a huge impact on the space of strategic HR consulting and expecting better future growth in coming years.