Hot Spots Movement Increases Asian Team

By Hot Spots Movement Limited, PRNE
Tuesday, January 11, 2011

LONDON, January 12, 2011 - The London-based global human resources group Hot Spots Movement has
extended its Asian team with the appointment of Mandeep Maitra as the
continent's Head of Strategy & Development. Maitra will be based in

Most recently, Maitra was Country Head - Human Resources and Corporate
Services at India's leading Private Sector Bank, HDFC Bank Limited. There,
she was considered the architect of the Human Resources function and was
particularly active in managing HR and cultural change during the bank's
mergers and acquisitions.

Professor Lynda Gratton, founder of the Hot Spots Movement, said: "Our
work in Asia is really at the forefront of research into teams and how they
create ignition in organisations. In Singapore in particular, we are working
with Ministry of Manpower to study high-performing teams in organisations.

"We are delighted to welcome Mandeep to the Hot Spots Movement, and look
forward to developing our activities in Asia even further."

Maitra will focus on delivering content from the Hot Spots Movement, as
well as coaching client groups and consolidating the Movement's research in
Singapore, India and the rest of Asia.

About The Hot Spots Movement

Founded in 2006, The Hot Spots Movement is a niche research and
consulting team that bridges academia and management practice. It uses
leading edge research as a base for the development and application of tools
that boost innovation and value creation while maximising Return On
Investment. The Movement has more than 4,000 members and works with a long
list of l blue chip companies and governments around the world. In India it
counts Infosys, Wipro, Tata Consultancy Services and Mahindra & Mahindra
amongst its clients.

About Lynda Gratton

Professor Lynda Gratton founded the Hot Spots Movement. She is a
Professor of Management Practice at London Business School. Lynda is ranked
in 2009 by the Times as one of the top 20 business thinkers in the world,
described by the FT as the management gurus most likely to impact on the
future and ranked second in the HR world by Human Resources magazine. She has
written six books and many articles including articles for the FT, The Wall
Street Journal, Harvard Business Review and the MIT Sloan Business Review.
Lynda advises companies in Europe, the USA and the Asia and currently sits on
the Human Capital advisory board of Singapore Government across the world.
Lynda is dedicated to bringing energy and innovation to companies.

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