Ashish Tandon

Ashish Tandon

Summary

I am a business management professional with 18 years experience; 10 years in FMCG businesses, essaying B2C roles, 6 years in consultative solution sales in B2B customized solutions businesses, engaging with C-Suite decision makers, and 2 years in B2B,C-Suite engagements in marketing consulting assignments.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

My cumulative 18 years professional experience can be further assigned to; 7 years of marketing experience, 18 years of sales management and business development experience and 5 years of operations, manufacturing, recruiting, sales training, sourcing, and logistics experience.<o:p></o:p>

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From 2007 till 2011, I have led and managed the entire consumer products business for a large German family led conglomerate with P&L responsibilities; as its Profit Center Head, my responsibilities to the business included Marketing, Sales, Finance, operations, Quality Assurance/ISO -9000 2001,Supply chain & Human resources. The business grew at a CAGR of 45% plus during my tenure- this was achieved due to implementation of sales excellence programs in the sales team, GMP in the manufacturing operations and strategic management of integrated marketing programs in the target markets.<o:p></o:p>

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Over the last 18 years I have seamlessly made successful transitions from consumer businesses to print and packaging, to chemicals and consulting. This has been possible due to my ability to transfer skills from one business vertical to the next, from one geography to the next, and to adapt when required by the demands of the job.<o:p></o:p>

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A specialist in go-to-market strategy and execution in emerging markets, new business verticals and niche domains in mature markets, I particularly thrive in and am driven by ambiguous and challenging markets, where the role has been vast and ever-changing.<o:p></o:p>

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I possess a wide range of experience working in and with a variety of business types: high-growth startups, proprietor-owned business, Fortune 100 companies, Social enterprises, non profits and premier business associations. <o:p></o:p>

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Extensive contemporary coursework and practice in Strategy, Corporate Finance, Digital Marketing, Inbound Marketing, IT management and Global management have prepared me to take on new assignments, comprehend the challenge and the broad business objectives and work with the team to address those objectives. <o:p></o:p>

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My practical management experience, leveraged with a contemporary MBA degree will ensure results delivered form day one.<o:p></o:p>

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An entrepreneurial executive with honed ability to identifying business needs and getting things done in all capacities: autonomously, in leadership, and in physical or virtual teams.<o:p></o:p>

MBA, Aug 2012, Hult International Business School;<o:p></o:p>

MBA, May 1998, International Management Institute (Delhi); <o:p></o:p>

B.S. in Chemistry, Delhi University.<o:p></o:p>

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Work History

Work History

Strategy Consultant & Connector

Boston World Partnerships
May 2011 - Jul 2007

Business Manager

Cormart Nigeria Limited

Profitably led division with a core staff of 50, with full P&L responsibility.  Accountable for contributing revenues of $ 5 Million, generating a profit of$ 2.5 Million.Managed the overall operations of the division, including Marketing, Sales, Purchasing, Manufacturing and Supply-Chain.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p></o:p>

Education

Education
Aug 2012 - Aug 2011

MBA

HULT International Business School