Delivering on HR

Suresh Menon

Global Human Resources Veteran

With over 40 years of experience in building an outstanding employee and service culture to develop passionate and committed people. Responsible for the hiring and training of over 3,500 team members from over 40 countries. 

Career Highlights

Suresh Menon was carrying out a role of Executive Vice President, Global Human Resources for Kerzner International. He was responsible for further building an outstanding employee and hospitality culture, and to continue to develop the passionate and committed people of Kerzner in all its current properties and new properties in the pipeline, as well as oces in USA and Regional Sales Offices in Europe and United States of America.

International Career

International Career covering South East Asia, China, India, Middle East, Europe and Americas.

Managing Various Personnel

Managing various personnel from VPs, SVPs, Directors in various locations from various nationalities across the globe.

Recruiting Personell

Recruiting and Selecting personnel from across the globe, including mass recruiting at various levels and managing personnel from over 80 nationalities.

HR Function Management

Setting up HR function and departments for various companies in various locations covering Asia, Middle East, Europe and Americas.

HR Systems Management

Setting up HR systems, policies, procedures and processes, including digitised HR database, performance management systems, competency frameworks, Compensation & Benefits programmes, including long term incentive and bonus plans.

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Kerzner International

Executive Vice President, Global Human Resources

Kerzner International Holdings Limited, through its subsidiaries, is a leading international developer and operator of destination resorts, ultra-luxury hotels and residences and innovative entertainment and gaming experiences.

Kerzner’s flagship brand Atlantis, includes Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai, a 1,500- room, water-themed resort on The Palm, overlooking the Arabian Sea and mainland Dubai; and Atlantis, Sanya Hainan in China, as well as The Royal Atlantis Resort and Residences in Dubai. Under the One&Only brand, Kerzner manages eight of the top-rated luxury resort properties in the world, located in Mexico, Mauritius, the Maldives, South Africa, Dubai, Malaysia and Australia. 

One&Only currently has five resorts under development—One&Only Portonovi in Montenegro, One&Only Bahrain and two resorts in Mexico, One&Only Mandarina and One&Only Santa Maria de Xala. Additionally, Mazagan Beach & Golf Resort, a 500-room destination golf and casino resort in Morocco, is also operated by Kerzner.

A Human Resources veteran, Suresh Menon first joined the company in 2006 as Senior Vice President, Human Resources for Atlantis, The Palm. He was responsible for the hiring and training of over 3,500 team members from over 70 countries, which was a major contributing factor for the successful opening and positioning of the resort. Suresh successfully set-up the entire Human Resources Department, including Learning and Development, Remuneration and Benefits, HR Administration, Health & Safety, Employee Residences, Government Relations and Employee Marketing. After three years of outstanding effort, Suresh had the opportunity to join the Onyx Hospitality Group in Thailand as The Chief People Officer / Executive Vice President, Human Resources. While at Onyx Hospitality, he was also responsible for setting up the Human Resources function for the group covering South East Asia, China, Hong Kong and Middle East. This included company structure and levels, designing and developing the competency framework and the Performance Management system, an on-line system, Compensation & Benefits structure, including the Bonus and Incentive Plan, HR database, Health & Safety, Employee Marketing, managing Industrial Relations, Recruitment & Selection processes and Policies & Procedures.

Prior to joining the Executive Team at Atlantis, The Palm, Suresh was with TSA in Singapore as the Director of Operations. He led a team of trainers across Australia, Asia Pacific, the Middle East and Europe where he developed new programmes, ensured quality of existing programmes and continued to review, design and disseminate training programmes across the region.

Hyatt International

Human Resources Management

Suresh began his career with Hyatt International, where he spent almost 17 years in various positions across Human Resources, first in Southeast Asia and then for the Pacific Region covering Australia, New Zealand, Tahiti and Fiji.

Suresh began his career with Hyatt International, where he spent almost 17 years in various positions across Human Resources, first in Southeast Asia and then for the Pacific Region covering Australia, New Zealand, Tahiti and Fiji. He was responsible for all aspects of HR for the group in the region, including training and developing all senior personnel for the hotels in his region, recruiting and selecting for the senior positions, developing and managing compensation and benefits programmes for all levels of staff, staff welfare and communications, industrial relations and being an advisor to senior management on all HR matters, to name some of the key functions. He has also been actively involved in designing and planning the delivery of various Training Programmes, covering Leadership, Management and Sales.

Mr Suresh has also successfully opened hotels in Asia and Australia, set up the HR function for various establishments, such as Charles Schwab Australia and effectively managed training centres. Completely familiar with Performance Management systems, he has successfully implemented and drove the implementation in many organizations. In addition, he has also run his own HR Consulting business out of Australia working with a variety of organizations.

Mr. Suresh Menon was also an adjunct faculty member of the Sydney Graduate Management School lecturing in Strategic Human Resources for MBA students both in Sydney and in Asia-Pacific.

Charles Schwab Australia

Performance Management

Mr Suresh has also successfully opened hotels in Asia and Australia, set up the HR function for various establishments, such as Charles Schwab Australia and effectively managed training centres.

Mr Suresh has also successfully opened hotels in Asia and Australia, set up the HR function for various establishments, such as Charles Schwab Australia and effectively managed training centres. Completely familiar with Performance Management systems, he has successfully implemented and drove the implementation in many organizations. In addition, he has also run his own HR Consulting business out of Australia working with a variety of organizations.

Mr. Suresh Menon was also an adjunct faculty member of the Sydney Graduate Management School lecturing in Strategic Human Resources for MBA students both in Sydney and in Asia-Pacific.

Coach

Scheduling Discussions
Encouraging two-way dialogue

Advisor

Provisioning Resources
Facilitating HR Solutions

APPRAISER

Evaluating Performance
Fostering HR Development
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