South Asia Ethics Summit

Bengaluru, India | September 19, 2019

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Ethics and compliance leaders from across India will come together for the 2nd Annual South Asia Ethics Summit.  This program will provide an opportunity for participants to share thoughts and insights around the latest trends in ethics and compliance program development and strategy, as well as put a spotlight on the best practices being implemented by E&C leaders.  Engage and hear presentations by members of the Business Ethics Leadership Alliance (BELA) South Asia community as they share the strategy, tactics, results and lessons learned from the rollout of a recent program initiative.

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  • 8:30 am – 9:30 am

Check-In, Registration, and Networking Breakfast
  • 9:30 am – 9:40 am

Welcoming Remarks | Ethisphere introduces the 2019 South Asia Ethics Summit
  • 9:40 am – 10:10 am

Opening Keynote | Seeking a Unified Front in India: The GC View on Connected Leadership and Organizational Culture to Ensure the Company Success
  • 10:10 am – 10:55 am

Industry Spotlight | What Is the Banking Sector Doing to Improve Integrity?
  • 10:55 am – 11:25 am

CEO Keynote: A Conversation with Anand Kripalu, CEO for United Spirits Limited
  • 11:25 am – 11:45 am

Networking Break
  • 11:45 am – 12:40 pm

Panel 1 | POSH, Curtailing Harassment, and Progressing the Company’s Culture of Respect/strong>
  • 12:40 pm – 1:35 pm

Panel 2 | Social Media and the Emerging Intrusions on Company Compliance Across India
  • 1:35 pm – 2:45 pm

Networking Lunch
  • 2:45 pm – 3:40 pm

Panel 3 | Data Governance – How Can You Best Balance Privacy, Compliance & Corruption With So Much On the Line at Any Given Moment?
  • 3:40 pm – 4:35 pm

Panel 4 | Conflicts of Interest – Mitigating This Root Cause Issue through Better Internal Reporting and a Renewed Compliance Focus
  • 4:35 pm – 4:55 pm

Networking Break with Afternoon Tea
  • 4:55 pm – 5:25 pm

Public Relations Spotlight | How Can the Ethics & Compliance Function Best Explain the Company Story to External Stakeholders and Manage Reputation?
  • 5:25 pm – 6:20 pm

Closing Panel | The Generation Game: Engaging ‘Zillennials’ to Understand their Drive, Deeply Integrate in the Ethical Culture, and Enable Values-Driven Performance
  • 6:20 pm – 6:30 pm

Closing Remarks
  • 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm

Networking Reception


Inderpreet Sawhney
Group General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Infosys

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Anand Kripalu
CEO, United Spirits Limited

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Supria Dhanda
Vice President & Country Manager, Western Digital Corp

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Arpinder Singh
Partner and Head – India and Emerging Markets, Forensic & Integrity Services, Ernst & Young LLP

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Shukla Wassan
Executive Director – Legal & Corporate Affairs, South Asia, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd.

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Manjaree Chowdhary
Executive Director and General Counsel, Maruti Suzuki India Limited

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Rajeev Chopra
Managing Director – Legal, Accenture

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Ritu Jain
Chief Compliance Officer, Asia, GE

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Pankaj Dahibhate
Ethics and Compliance Leader, Cummins India Limited

Erica Salmon Byrne
Executive Vice President and Chair of BELA, Ethisphere

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Ajay Vij
Managing Director, Geographic Services, India, Accenture

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Sudha Hooda
General Counsel, India, Nvidia Graphics Pvt. Ltd.

Sandeep Seth
Director of Corporate Compliance, Pfizer

Mekhla Basu
Regional Compliance Counsel, South East Asia, Intel Corporation

Dinchu Oommen
Legal Counsel, India, Johnson Controls

Sheetal Raina
Ethics and Business Conduct Regional Lead – India, The Boeing Company

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Seshadri Govindan
Head of Ethics & Compliance, 3M India Limited

Nirupama Pillai
Corporate Counsel, Office of Integrity & Compliance, Infosys

Abhijit Poonja
Senior Corporate Counsel, Cisco (India and SAARC)

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Tanhieya Ghosh
Director- Legal & Compliance, India Subcontinent, Medtronic

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Rajiv Wani
Country Group Head – Law, Patents & Compliance (South Asia), Bayer

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Malini Gulati
Vice President, Legal Counsel and Global Ombudsperson, Genpact

Jagdeep Singh
Partner, Forensic & Integrity Services, Ernst & Young LLP

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Aarti Maharaj
Managing Director, BELA South Asia & Executive Director of Communication, Ethisphere

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Madhu Sivaram Muttathil
Senior Corporate Counsel, Avaya India Pvt. Ltd

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Nanjappa B.S
Vice President, Human Resources, Infosys

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Ashish Athalye
Senior Vice President, Vigilance, Kotak Mahindra Bank

Sundar Narayanan
Associate Director, Forensic Services, SKP Group

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Satyajit Nandi
Leader-Third Party Compliance, India, Dun & Bradstreet

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Pricing & Registration


  • BELA Members or In-House Company Professionals

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  • Professionals Representing Law Firms / Service Providers / Consultants / Etc.

Highlights from the 2018 Summit

2018 South Asia Ethics Summit


Together with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), the largest industry association in India, the BELA South Asia Chapter includes a community of select multinational companies who serve as Founding Members of this exclusive initiative. Founding Members are tasked with shaping the strategic and tactical direction of the chapter while playing a leadership role in inspiring best practices in ethics, integrity, and anti-corruption efforts across India and South Asia.

For more about the benefits of BELA South Asia and Integrity Partner membership please contact:

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Summit Location | Venue

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Infosys MC Hall, Building 1
Service Rd, Konappana Agrahara, Electronic City, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560100, India

If you require special accommodations (e.g. Meeting space, vegetarian meals, wheelchair or other disability needs) please email

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