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Raymond bags awards at the Learning & Organization Development Roundtable

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Awarded in the Career Development & Planning and Succession Planning & Development category

Pune (Sept 22, 2014): Raymond Limited - the leading manufacturer, marketer and retailer of worsted suiting fabrics over the last eight decades was awarded the best company in Succession Planning & Development category in the recently held Learning & Organization Development Roundtable in the city. Raymond also won another award as a third runner up in the Career Development & Planning category.

Mr. K A Narayan, President – Corporate HR, Raymond Limited received this award. The L&OD Roundtable function was attended by luminaries within the Industry and the Academic world, Government and Corporate representatives. 

Commenting on this occasion, Mr. K A Narayan, President – Corporate HR, Raymond Limited said, “We are happy to receive this award as it recognizes our efforts and best practices as a preferred employer. Brand Raymond symbolizes quality, leadership and excellence and this award is yet another testimony of our commitment towards the best practices of our people friendly processes that we have been practicing over the years.” 

Raymond was awarded the Career Development & Planning award for catering to the need for clarity & visibility of careers for its employees; facilitating them to plan their career and move across roles, functions and businesses. The company offers employees a tool to view possible career streams within the Raymond Businesses, share their career aspiration and plan their growth and success. The award for Succession Planning & Development was awarded for the comprehensive effort on succession planning that Raymond has initiated to support the Organizations growth journey. The business is geared for aggressive growth but there was a need felt to groom and develop internal talent who could take up leadership roles within the company in the years to come. This need led to the conceptualization of two key talent practices – Raymond Leadership Academy and Critical Role and Critical Talent.

Raymond strives to implement innovative ideas and best practices while constantly aligning it with market realities and relevance to its stakeholders both internally and externally.