Pranav WadnerkarDirector of Total Reward at Mastercard
Pranav is an HR enthusiast with career spanning over 16 years in the field of Human Resources. An engineer by education, he was intrigued to see the impact of human behavior on business and decided to pursue a career in HR.
He began his career as an HR generalist with India’s most prestigious business conglomerate, Tata Group in 2003. Then moved on to specialise in Performance Management and Total Rewards while working with global brands like Conseillers en Gestion et Informatique (CGI Canada) and Dassault Systems (France). He was leading the corporate HR function for the India Development Centre for Dassault Systems and was responsible for compensation and benefits, performance management, HR analytics and HR systems.
Pranav joined Mastercard four years ago to lead the total rewards practice for the South Asia division and most recently took over the role of Total Rewards Lead for Middle East and Africa. He is responsible for Mastercard’s total reward program design and implementation for the region to help attract and retain key talent.