Global management consulting firm, Kearney has appointed Kaushika Madhavan as its India Head. He is replacing Vikas Kaushal as will oversee business strategy and operations of Kearney India.
“The India unit has been a key part of Kearney’s success story and I am confident it will continue to deliver against our high expectations going forward", said Alex Liu, Managing Partner and Chairman of Kearney. “Kaushika’s proven credentials in delivering breakthrough transformations for clients fit perfectly for the Kearney’s next phase of growth in India."
On his appointment as the new Managing Partner and Country Head for Kearney’s India unit, Madhavan shared, “I am very excited to take on this role. Kearney India has a strong client base and a solid reputation of delivering tangible results. This gives us the right foundation to launch into our next phase of growth in India."
Madhavan has almost two decades of consulting and industry experience working with leading Indian and global clients across industries, with a focus on consumer products, retail, pharmaceuticals and healthcare. He started his career from Larsen & Toubro (L&T) and spent almost 20 years in consulting, working with companies like KPMG and Arthur Anderson Business Consulting.
An Indian Institute of Ahmedabad alumni, he has been instrumental in enabling several Kearney top-notch clients achieve transformation in areas such as profitability improvement, cost reduction, service-level enhancement, process improvement, organization, and capability augmentation for rapid scale-up.