Coca-Cola, Godrej, Kellogg, FleishmanHillard, P&G, Accenture, Burberry and SHELL to Headline Break the Ceiling Touch the Sky - The Success and Leadership Summit for Women™

Jan 27, 2016, 03:04 ET from House of Rose Professionals

MUMBAI and SINGAPORE, January 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Coca-Cola, Godrej, Kellogg, FleishmanHillard, P&G, Accenture, Burberry, SHELLKnitex Ecott and a host of other leading corporates will headline House of Rose Professional's Break the Ceiling Touch the Sky - the success and leadership summit for women™ on Feb 18, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt in Mumbai.



Break the Ceiling Touch the Sky™ aims to enable women to learn, network and achieve, based on interaction with an outstanding line up of CEO speakers/Top Executives from 40 global companies. The summit also seeks to make a contribution to building a pipeline of future-ready women leaders. The summit shares best practices on success and leadership via discussion around a series of topics most relevant to women professionals (and men who support gender diversity). These include:

  • Case examples of gender diversity delivering high Return on Investment
  • Success secrets of the most inspirational women
  • Mastering work-life balance
  • Having goals and a game plan for success
  • Leveraging great mentors and role models
  • Networking with authenticity
  • Evolving a supportive male mindset (He for She)
  • Translating plans into action

Delegate passes for the summit can be booked at The CEO/Executive line up of speakers includes: Venkatesh Kini, President, Coca-Cola India and South West Asia; Sangeeta Pendurkar; Managing Director, Kellogg India; Rekha M Menon, Chairman Accenture India; Peter Sharp, President, Walmart Asia Realty; Al Rajwani, MD and CEO, P&G India; Lynne Anne Davis, President and Senior Partner, FleishmanHillard Asia Pacific; Chandramouli Venkatesan, MD, Mondelez India; Priya Nair, Executive Director, Hindustan Unilever Ltd.;  Richa Arora , Chief Operating Officer, Consumer Products Business, Tata Chemicals;Zarin Daruwala, CEO-designate, Standard Chartered Bank; Sam Balsara, Chairman Madison World; Krish Iyer, MD & CEO, Walmart India; Shantanu Khosla, MD, Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals Ltd; Farah Nathani-Menzies, Vice President, Strategic Projects and Diversity, Godrej; Suresh Narayanan, Chairman and MD, Nestle India; Fumbi Chima, Chief Information Officer, Burberry; Glenn Osaki, President, MSLGROUP Asia; Sunil Mathur, MD and CEO, Siemens India; Jaideep Shergill, Founding Partner, Pitchfork Partners; Madhulika Mathur, Co-Founder,; Kavita Jhunjhunwala, Director, WS Group Pte. Ltd.; Dr. Saundarya Rajesh, Founder President, AVTAR Career Creators and Flexi Careers India; Julie Bowerman, Vice President, Global Shopper Marketing, Ecommerce and Digital, The Coca-Cola Company; Zelma Lazarus, Founder Director and CEO, Impact; Fatima Karan, Consulting Editor, Bloomberg TV; Annurag Batra, Chairman & Editor-in-Chief of BW Businessworld and exchange4media Group; Veena Gidwani, CEO, Veena Gidwani Consulting, etc.

"Accenture believes that gender diversity and equality are essential for high-performing, talent-led organizations," said Rekha M. Menon, Chairman of Accenture in India. "We are committed to supporting our women's professional goals and aspirations, which are as unique as the women who deliver high performance to our clients every day. This event is an opportunity to showcase the immense skill and talent that women bring to the workplace, and we are proud to be a part of it."

"Winning companies know that women in positions of power are good for business. At our agency, we recognize the power of diversity to focus our view of the real world and be a true force for change for our clients," said Lynne Anne Davis,President of Asia Pacific for FleishmanHillard, one of NAFE's 'Top Companies for Executive Women' for six consecutive years. "This summit fuels conversations and strategies around development of women as leaders at all levels, with the aim of keeping them on track to the top. We applaud initiatives like this one to fast-forward gender-balanced boardrooms across Asia Pacific. In the battle for top talent, this is today's smartest, most rewarding competitive advantage."

Commented Anthony A. Rose, Founder Chairman and CEO, House of Rose Professional and best-selling author of the book Break the ceiling touch the sky (which inspired the summit), "Break the Ceiling Touch the Sky  will enable participants to learn from the expert speakers onstage, network with peers, exchange best practices and chart their own plans for success. We encourage all individuals intent on greater success and all companies intent on building their leaders'capability to take advantage of this incredible opportunity to learn from 40 of India's top CEOs/Executives and participate in large numbers."

The summit is expected to attract 300 participants and is supported by Coca-Cola, Godrej and Kellogg as Gold sponsors; FleishmanHillard, P&G, Accenture and Burberry as Silver sponsors and SHELL and Knitex Ecott as support sponsors. GRIPS PROEVENTS will serve as event manager for the summit in India.

For full details on the summit, confirmed speakers and to book delegate passes, corporate tables (8 delegates per table), please visit A special 'Mum You're Awesome' delegate rate to the summit is in place for New Mums (Whose child is upto 2 years by Feb 18, 2016) and Mums-to-be (Expecting mums) with a significant 30% discount on the regular delegate pass.

Break the ceiling touch the sky: the success and leadership summit for women™ is the property of Singapore-based House of Rose Professional Pte. Ltd. which operates across three segments - PeoplePublic Relations (PR), Publishing.


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