ABOUT US TEAM MANAGEMENT
Arthur Leonard Robert (Bob) Morton, Chairman
Bob is an Entrepreneur, Investor and Financier. He is a Chartered Accountant, F.C.A. and a Resident In Jersey.
Currently he is the Chairman of 5 British Public Companies and several private companies like Tenon Plc, the largest quoted accountancy group ranked 9th in the UK, St. Peter Port Capital Plc, a USD 150 Million pre IPO Investment Trust based in Guernsey, Armour Group Plc, UK market leader in home entertainment, Ekay Plc, a fast growing media UK media group, Servoca Plc, a fast growing UK recruitment group in education, health care and security, Spargonet Consulting Plc, a UK I.T. Consulting business and Merritts Properties Limited, a property investment business and Incar Entertainment Products.
Additionally he is a shareholder in numerous companies including Hawk Investment Holdings Limited, a USD 60 Million investment company based in Guernsey
Ronesh Puri, Managing Director
Ronesh joined Executive Access in the year 1995 as a Senior Consultant and took over as the Managing Director in November 1997. Prior to this, he has been an advocate and a banker. Ronesh has worked on more than 300 searches across sectors, including over 100 Chief Executive and Board level searches. He has successfully facilitated numerous leadership transitions in sectors like Financial Services, Education, Real Estate, Consumer and Industrial. Ronesh actively mentors and coaches a number of leaders and CEOs on talent strategy, resource management and business performance. He frequently authors articles and books on leadership and HR issues. He has served on the FICCI HR committee and is also a member of the Confederation of Indian Industry, Delhi HRD Network and TiE. He was recently awarded the prestigious “Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Award” for being one of the most promising entrepreneurs in Asia.
Ronesh graduated in Economics from Fergusson College, Pune and subsequently completed his LLB and Diploma in Management.
Sean Dexter, Executive Director
Sean Dexter serves on the board of directors of Executive Access since 2009. He has spent over 14 years in India and has been closely associated with the development of the mobile telecom industry. From 1996 to 2000 Mr. Dexter was the Managing Director of Spice Telecom in Punjab where he was responsible for successfully building the mobile phone company from scratch into a leading operator. He oversaw the development of the company from a single employee to one with over 250 employees. In 2000 he moved to Bangalore as the Managing Director of Spice Telecom Karnataka where he continued to manage the operations until 2005.
At the end of 2005 Mr. Dexter left Spice telecom and set up his own Telecom and IT services consultancy firm in Bangalore and also created an IT start up in the analytics and business intelligence space. Through his consultancy company he works with several MNCs across Italy, New Zealand and the UK.
Rajesh Pundir, Managing Partner
Rajesh has spent over a decade of his career spanning almost 14 years with Executive Access.
He has consequently supported not just the evolution of practice areas, but also the underlying processes of Executive Search continuously. While he has successfully facilitated over 100 search assignments across sectors and functions that span multinational corporations, domestic businesses and SMEs, he has also built the legacy of valued partnerships.
His advisory capacity is acknowledged and sought by our clients and candidates alike, in the Consumer and Industrial sectors. His sectoral expertise is highlighted through the various projects he also undertakes for Market Intelligence studies and SWOT Analyses, apart from search. Specifically, he addresses the FMCG, Energy, Engineering and Defense industries.
Rajesh is a subject matter expert for the Legal and Corporate Affairs functions, and takes specific interest in these searches. His core qualification is a Bachelor’s degree in Law and he’s pursued his Master’s in Business Administration from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla.
He is a sports’ enthusiast and an avid reader, in his spare time.
Sunandan Bhanja Chaudhury, Managing Partner
Sunandan has over 20 years of leadership experience with multinational communication firms – President and Country Manager –Portland India, Sr VP in McCann Erickson ,VP in J Walter Thompson, Lowe Worldwide, Grey Worldwide, and Exec VP in Zenith Optimedia.
He was one of the youngest Country Managers of a Multinational Company from the MBA batch of 1983, Faculty of Management Studies.
Sunandan’s areas of competence span brand strategy and communication – he has worked closely with companies like Nestle, Heinz, Kellogg’s , Unilever, Motorola, Smith Kline Beecham, L’Oreal , DeBeers, Godrej , Boots, Eicher , Indian Airlines and Bank Am -he has expertise in building brand leadership and strategy planning, spearheading consumer insight.
Sunandan was earlier Managing Partner in Executive Search firms called IC Partners and Right Talent Consultants.
Sunandan is a graduate from St Stephen’s College and Masters in Business Management (MBA), Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), University of Delhi.
Agamjeet Dang, Managing Partner
Agamjeet Dang joined Executive Access over three years back after an enriching and rewarding stint in the Corporate world spanning close to a decade, having worked with leading MNCs in Retail, Telecom and Banking Sector and is part of the management council, driving some key initiatives for the firm.
Agam leads the build out in the Financial Services practice for Executive Access, and works with leading Banks, Insurance companies, NBFC’s and Fin-tech companies in helping them hire cutting edge talent at leadership levels. His core areas of expertise include Wholesale & Corporate Banking, Retail Banking, Investment Banking, Private Banking, Insurance (Life & Non – Life), NBFC’s and has worked across Corporate functions, especially CEO’s/ Business Heads, Sales & Distribution, Marketing & Digital & Technology functions.
Before joining Executive Access, Agam was General Manager – Key Accounts HoReCa with Metro Cash n Carry Bengaluru. He joined Metro Cash n Carry as Manager – CRM (North) and served the organization in various positions in CRM, Loyalty & Business Roles. He started his career with Citibank in Pune in Retail Assets and later on moved to Vodafone, Hyderabad and was part of the SME Sales team. He has an experience of sales and marketing in both B2B and B2C space, and specializes in Business Development, Key Account Management, CRM, Customer Life Cycle Management, Loyalty & Analytics.
Agam earned his Bachelor in Commerce from Delhi University and Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from Loyola Institute of Business Administration Chennai.
Agam is an avid reader and a fitness enthusiast – long distance running and Tennis being some of his passions.
Venkat Rao V, Managing Partner
Venkat joined Executive Access in 2008. He brings with him more than 24 years of experience across diverse industries and geographies. He had a successful tenure with ITW India Ltd where he was Manager Key Accounts Sales & Service and was actively involved in cracking some of the largest accounts in south India. Later, Venkat went on to head the Manufacturing & Engineering vertical for Chennai & Hyderabad for a Global Recruitment firm where in he was instrumental in client acquisition & delivery. Venkat loves travelling and is an avid reader of management books.
He has successfully facilitated numerous CEO and CXO searches in sectors like Industrial, Consumer, Private Equity, Technology and Healthcare.
Venkat graduated in Engineering from Madras Institute of Technology (MIT),Anna University, Chennai and subsequently completed his PGDM HR from LIBA ,Chennai.
Sanjaya Subudhi, Chief Financial Officer and Business Controller
Sanjaya joined Executive Access as General Manager- Finance in 2005 and moved on to become the CFO of the company. He has over 25 years of experience and has worked with both multinational and promoter driven firms. Prior to Executive Access he was with World Phone Internet Services for 4 years as a part of their top management where he helped the company scale up and diversify. Before that Sanjay has worked with companies like Indo Asian Group, Pertech Computers Limited, Modi Cements Limited and Bharat Explosives Limited. Over the years Sanjaya has overseen financial strategy and budgeting, Treasury, fund management, investments and most other critical aspects of financial planning.
At Executive Access Sanjaya is a part of the leadership and plays a critical role in the company’s expansion and management. Sanjaya is a certified Chartered Accountant by qualification.