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Samir's Profile

iCEO #71821

Position: COO/Managing Director
Nationality: India
Home country: India


Senior Director UC STRATEGY

Major Achievements

 Achieved industry best ROI numbers by delivering 25% profit margin where there was no fixed capital investment in the region; 1500 basis points above firm average and 200 over competitors.  Successfully built and expanded business by more than 500% during a seven-year period by establishing and building businesses in Mumbai, NCR-India and the UAE, and subsequently seeing the consulting market grow by 200% during the same time.  Responsible for annual business generation of US$ ~2.5 Million; responsible for winning and leading consulting engagements of median size of US$ 200,000 in India, the UK, the USA, Middle East (the UAE), and SE Asia  Building a competitive brand to rival large strategy consulting organisations such as BCG, McKinsey & Co and Bain & Co and Advisory Firms like the Big 4, consistently driving exceptional market reputation, serving the Indian SME/ Large and MNC client segments, competing with differentiation led and price-based competition.  Delivered contribution of more than 40% to annual business through successfully building various practices, encompassing financial services, private equity, automotive, development sector, medical technologies, food, agribusiness, select B2C or consumer segment industries.  Successfully built exclusive partnerships for the firm as part of the leadership team, with Citibank for exclusive consulting services to its Citi gold business customers, with L.E.K. Consulting, a UK headquartered Consulting Firm and QVARTZ, a Scandinavian Consulting Firm, B.M.R. India’s fourth largest M&A and tax advisory firm that got merged with KPMG and Deloitte.  Led transformation projects shadowing the CXO offices for large businesses in India, the UAE and the UK. On the ground India experience of implementing ~20 projects out of 250 engagements as part of Project Management Office (PMO) support.  Responsible for a total Fund Raising or Fund Deployment worth US$ 3.5 Billion across various projects in Financial Services/ Private Equity, Impact Investing, Development/ Non-Profit and M&A transactions across industries, either doing Investment Theses for Investment Committees, or doing Commercial Due Diligence (CDD) or Vendor Due Diligence (VDD) as part of its engagements with the clients. Samir’s efforts have won for his clients, funds or partnerships or both.  Developed Strategy Lancer a digital platform that develops electronic marketplace for buyers and sellers of strategy expertise in advisory space.

Industry Sector Competencies

• Automotive
• Construction Industry
• Financial Services
• Healthcare
• Private Equity

Professional Objectives

• Function: CEO/ President/ Managing Director
• Sector: Development, Government, Banking and Financial Services
• Interim Manager: No
• Permanent Position: Yes
• Operational: Yes
• Availability: Full time
• Prefered Locations: Mumbai, Paris, London, Singapore

Additional Professional Interests

• Operational Coaching on demand

Countries Covered

• France
• India
• United Arab Emirates (The)

Operational Competencies

• Technologies to market (Professional)
• Business development (Expert)
• Acquisition and shadow management (Professional)
• New product or service launch (Professional)
• Geographical expansion (Professional)
• Company rescue or turnaround (Professional)
• Close down or sell off (Professional)
• Pre or post investment audit (Professional)

Executive 71821


Home country

Full time

Master in Change, INSEAD

English, French, Hindi, Marathi

Management experience
more than 15 years

Company size

Interim Manager

Founder or co-founder

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