Mumbai: Reiterating its commitment and focus towards strengthening their India operations, Parthenon Group, a global strategic advisory boutique, has announced the appointment of renowned author, management guru and public intellectual, Gurcharan Das to its strategic advisory board for their India office, which is also the firm’s Asian headquarters.
With an experince carved over a 30-year career across 6 countries, in advising companies on corporate strategy, Gurcharan Das joins the existing advisory board members Binod Khemka and Anne von Guionneau to help advance Parthenon Group‘s business strategy and support the executive team identify market opportunities as it continues to capitalize on the growing market demand for the firm’s business in Asia.
Commenting on his association with Parthenon Group’s advisory board, Gurcharan Das said, “I am pleased to be associated with an eminent global consultancy firm like Parthenon Group. After having seen the commendable work being accomplished by the promising team of Parthenon Group’s Mumbai office, I am convinced that the firm’s growing Asia business will play a significant role in the expansion of the Group’s global business. In my role as the strategic advisor to the firm, I look forward to advising and guiding the team to tactically develop the firm’s business in Asia.”
Gurcharan Das, who graduated with honors from Harvard University and later attended Harvard Business School (AMP), where he is featured in three case studies, is on a number of corporate boards, and is a regular speaker to management teams of the world’s largest corporations. He has been on the juries of the McKinsey Award for the best Harvard Business Review article and the $500,000 Milton Friedman award. He is also a renowned author and columnist.
“We are extremely privileged to have Mr. Das on the strategic advisory board of Parthenon Group. He brings with him vast knowledge and expertise in the business strategy domain which will definitely help the firm grow and expand its business in the region as we are poised to grow. We look forward to his counsel and guidance to further strengthen the focus of our team of highly experienced consultants to explore and accomplish more business prospects for the firm,” Said, Karan Khemka, Partner and Mumbai Office Head, Parthenon Group, on the appointment of Gurcharan Das to the firm’s strategic advisory board.
Founded in 1991 as a strategic consulting and principal investment firm, Parthenon’s mission to be the strategic advisor of choice for CEOs and business leaders worldwide, the firm has captured a list of clientele that ranges from Private equity, educational, health care and extends to non-profit organizations. The Group today has 150 highly analytical experts across offices in Boston, San Francisco and London and has its Asian Operations headquartered in Mumbai.