KT Rajan has joined Cornerstone India’s Bengaluru office as Partner. He comes with a purpose to develop and strengthen the Business Advisory services, which include Executive Search and Leadership Consulting, and to manage senior level search mandates.
Rajan is a visionary Business Leader with an entrepreneurial spirit and passion to transform ideas into businesses. He has over three decades of experience in Global MNCs spanning P&L Management, Corporate Strategy, Business transformation, Manufacturing & Quality, Logistics & Supply Chain, Sales & Marketing, R&D, Exports, Information & Communication Technology, Regulatory & Scientific Affairs, Organisation Development and Culture Building.
His industry experience covers Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare, Life Sciences, FMCG, and Information Technology & Engineering
Rajan was part of the founding team & Director at Allergan, a global Pharma Corp., from Oct 1995 to May 2018. He held the role of Director for India & South Asia and managed Operations, Information Services & Projects.
He also held the role of Business Unit Director – Neurosciences & Urology. Prior to Allergan, he worked as Group Manager at Hindustan Unilever Limited for six years and as Product Manager at Sonata, the Software Division of IOCL, for three years.
Rajan has handled global level assignments, managed large teams across multiple geographies, and participated in multiple industry forums to promote a company’s brand image and business growth.
Rajan has been a leadership mentor and coach for several individuals and organizations. He is well acknowledged for developing people by identifying covert talents, fostering professionalism and leading them to flourishing careers.
He has been recognized for nurturing high performance teams by leveraging combined potential and enhancing productivity. He is an empathetic listener with a flair for inspiring people to think differently and cultivate invaluable perspectives. He is credited with transforming average professionals into extra-ordinary performers.
Rajan holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering & Business Management from NITIE. He is a British Chevening Scholar and an alumnus of the London School of Economics, where he specialised in a Post Master’s program on Globalisation.
His awards and accolades include-
First Global Award recipient & certified ‘Senior Practitioner in Inter-cultural Leadership‘ given by the British Council – UK; Certified Corporate Director from the Institute of Directors, Global Hall of Fame member : CIO.com, InformationWeek, Awarded scholarship by British Govt. for ‘Lifelong Learning’ Program at Liverpool, UK
Professional Affiliation/ Membership include- Institution of Engineers, All India Management Association, and Indian Institute of Industrial Engineering, Institute of Directors and Association of British Scholars.
What our customers say
Rajan is a true professional and coach for senior executives. He is a great person to work with and will challenge you in a positive way while working as a partner to deliver your goals”
He has the enviable knack of looking at daunting Business challenges from a multi-disciplinary perspective and nurturing fresh thinking by inspiring professionals to evolve innovative solutions”.