Over 15 years of rich experience in Marketing, International Trading, Sales, Distribution & Project management in HealthCare and FMCG, Chemicals & Commodities markets, developing and managing Retail Channel(Cash n Carry)/Trade marketing programs, Brand and Product management across product portfolios and Key Account management. I am GB trained in Six Sigma(4 Projects) with additional DFSS(Launched 2 New SKUs) project management experience. Currently, i am Heading the New External Projects for Hinduja Hospital group in India based in Mumbai. Earlier, I lead the Import & Export Responsibility - Commodities, Chemicals, Food & Oil Segments for Cyrus Group for East African Countries(COMESA). Spearheaded Regional Sales role for Vega Foods & Olam International for business development & expansion in Nigeria, Ghana for packaged foods like Edible oils, Tomato paste, Pastas, Spaghetti, Canned meat & fish, Milk derivatives, Beverages and Confectionery ; New Product Development(Biscuits, Pasta, Seasonings, Rice) & Retail Chain(Cash & Carry) expansion initiatives for AFRICOM, Mozambique. Keen on evolving and shaping business performance through Sales, Marketing & Projects Management leadership and General Management responsibilities, in customer-centric organisations that encourage entrepreneurial behavior and promote a people-oriented, ethical, and innovative culture. Specialties: Competencies in Marketing and Brand Management, Product Portfolio management, Sales Team Management, Channel Management, Retail Trade Marketing, Key Account Management, Six Sigma & DFSS & Project Management. Key deliverable that I possess are team-spirit, creative mind, project initiation & time management, strong communication & presentation skills and performance driven.
Head - Projects, Hinduja Hospital
Dec 2015 to Present
Designing New Project Model using Six-Sigma Tools & Framework. Developing modalities towards Financially viable projects under the Healthcare guidelines. Evolving on latest Technological foray, to usher-in newer standards for better healthcare practices. Developing Marketing & Branding campaigns to drive-in success towards the projects. Overlooking to strengthen & enhance the Hinduja Brand & Quality through the Newer Projects.
PGDBM, MARKETING & FINANCE, ICFAI-BANGALORE
Dec 1997 to Dec 1999
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA), Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Marketing & Sales, Oxford College of Management
Dec 1994 to Dec 1997