For Sofi Zahoor, the journey from hishometown in Handwara to managing a large multinational software product companyhas been a dream run.
Zahoor, presently Senior Director, HumanResources and Operations, at Quark Inc in Chandigarh, added yet another featherto his cap recently after he was conferred a global leadership award in aglittering ceremony held at Mumbai.
"It was electrifying to watch HR leadersfrom 27 countries coming together. I am humbled to receive 'Top HR Mind –India' award amidst many stalwarts of the Industry from 27 countries," saysZahoor.
Zahoor is keen to inspire the youngstersback in Valley to pursue higher qualifications and higher challenges to operateon bigger platform. "I believe mine is a story about a young boy from a borderarea starting his journey and making it to the top leadership position in subcontinent," he says.
The "Top HR Minds (India)" award conferredon Zahoor is a reflection of his professional achievement and the belief thathe is a thought leader in HR and contributor of value. "To reach to thisconclusion we have approached your peers who have with pride recommended yourname and the same is vetted by the advisory board that acts as a consciouskeeper towards the success of World HRD Congress," reads a letter from awardorganizers to Zahoor.
"Top HR Minds (India) awards is an intenseresearch process undertaken by the research cell which consists of postgraduates in history and management with over 5 years research experience poststheir studies. It is the job of the research cell to produce a shortlist ofindividuals who are doing extraordinary work and track the record of theirachievements.