Vaibhav Garg, independent Human Resources (HR) expert
A postgraduate in Human Resource Management and Six Sigma certified from Motorola University, Singapore, Vaibhav Garg is the Area Talent & Culture Manager for Accor in the Maldives and the Director of Talent & Culture at Movenpick Resort Kuredhivaru Maldives. In his current role at AccorHotels Vaibhav is responsible for implementing Talent and Culture activities at all its operating and pre-opening resorts in the Maldives as an Area Talent & Culture Manager for the company. His key role is to promote Values and HR Group Strategy, acting as an AccorHotels "ambassador" in the Maldives.
Well-established at Cornell University New York, Vaibhav served as the Advisory Board Member at Cornell Institute of Healthy Futures from the year 2018 - 2020 and currently serves as the Industry Scholar involved in hospitality service research initiatives & programs at Cornell University.
In the year 2019-20, He was also nominated as one of the Expert for SDG Innovation Global Expert Group, New York and the SDG Innovation Mentor for United Nations Global Compact Network – Bangladesh for the Young SDG Innovators Program (2019 – 20). In this role, he contributed to the shape and design of commercially viable sustainable business solutions and integration and embedding of breakthrough mindsets in business strategy and operations is support of the Sustainable Development Goals while being a role model and advisor for high performing young professionals from leading companies.
Vaibhav has been felicitated as HR Director of the Year 2019 by Human Capital Maldives HR Awards and recognized for his leadership in spearheading HR initiatives thereby being a winner of Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion by Human Capital Maldives HR Awards for the year 2019. He has also been listed among 101 Top Global HR Minds in the Hotel Industry by the World HRD Congress in the year 2019 & 2020 consecutively and was recognized and selected as 50 Most Talented HR Leaders for the year 2018 by HR Maldives Association.
As an Author and public speaker, he has published and presented several articles, chapters and research papers in the area of service marketing, hospitality and human resources at renowned international universities, business schools, and hotel associations from Japan, Maldives, Asia, Europe, China and United States.