Feb 21, 2004

Executive movements in India Inc.

KPMG execs leave for PWC

In a case of mass exodus, over 25 (!!) executives of KPMG’s infrastructure consulting division have quit the company in the last three months and joined Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC). The first executive to leave KPMG’s infrastructure consulting division was Mr Amrit Pandurangi who joined PwC as its Executive Director. PwC has four executive directors focusing on infrastructure. While Mr V Namashivayam and Mr Kameshwar Rao handle the power and energy sectors, Ms Latha Ramanathan and Mr Pandurangi deal with the other areas, including transport, ports, shipping, aviation and water.

while Mr C Srinivasan And Mr Devinder Chawla Resign From AT Kearney
Mr C Srinivasan, Chairman and Mr Devinder Chawla, Vice-President with AT Kearney have resigned from the company. While an immediate appointment of a new Chairman is not expected, Vice-President Mr Ravi Kushan will take over as managing director of AT Kearney India.

In the FMCG segment XLer replaces XLer as HR honcho at Pepsi India
Pavan Bhatia (XLRI batch of 1991), currently organisation capability director (Asia Region), PepsiCo International, has been appointed as executive director (HR), Pepsi India . He will take over on March 1 and will report to Rajeev Bakshi, chairman, PepsiCo India . Mr Bhatia replaces Jeswant Nair (XLRI batch of 1978), and will be one of the youngest functional heads at Pepsi.