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Snehasis Sen

Executive Search Consultant


  • Performance-driven professional with over 9 years experience in research & executive search looking for wider responsibilities and challenges in a dynamic organization.
  • Currently associated with Kilpatrick Executive Search, handling domestic and cross border leadership mandates. 

Work experience

Dec 2014Present

Executive Search Consultant

Kilpatrick Executive Search
  • Heading project delivery for India and Bangladesh
  • End to end execution of C- Level mandates.
  • Conducting Company Research to build  the global client base
  • Handling domestic and cross border searches.
  • Client and Candidate Management.
  • Part of the Global Knowledge Management team.
  • Part of the design and Implementation team for the Global Database.
Dec 2011Oct 2014

Engagement Manager

HR Anexi
  • Was responsible for executing Leadership search and Consulting projects.
  • Account Manager for key Clients.
  • Attending meetings / calls with Hiring Manager for complete download on the Organization and their delivery plans.
  • Client and  Candidate Management
  • Making use of effective Recruitment and Resourcing strategies such as focused networking, reference generation, Employee Referrals, internal database, cold calling, headhunting & job boards.
Feb 2010Jul 2011

Lead Researcher

Egon Zehnder International
  • Managed the Business Research function while leading a team of Business Research Analysts and reporting to the Knowledge Managers. Specializing in Board and Consumer Practice
  • Client Management – engaging and developing multi-cultural clients.
  • Worked closely with Global Search teams in search execution.
  • Developed a portfolio of Research product and services that offers cost advantage to clients and is commercially viable for EZIRS.
  • Allocated, monitored and evaluated the work of the Research team, and ensured the quality of research processes and outputs.
  • Worked closely with the Knowledge Managers/ Researchers/ Consultants at EZI to improve the capture, organization and synthesis, and dissemination of knowledge/information relating to the Practice Group.
  • Defined  and revisited (as required) Service Level Agreements for all deliverables to ensure they are in line with client expectations.
  • Trained  new hires within the Research Team as a part of the on-boarding process
Jan 2008Feb 2010

Team Leader - Research 

Heidrick & Struggles Inc
  • Lead two domains – Consumer Markets and CEO Board Practices.
  • Worked with the Partners and Practice heads in the C-level hiring.
  • Engaged with clients on an end-to-end basis to scope out projects, negotiate timelines and costs, seek clarifications, update on progress, discuss draft deliverables, and seek feedback.
  • Managed efficiency and productivity of team members - from setting goals to assessing performance against goals to providing performance feedback.
  • Was responsible for planning, forecasting and allocating work in the team as per client requirement.
  • Served as a “Thought Partner” to Consultants by providing value-added inputs at each critical stage of the business cycle – business development, marketing, preparing business proposals, key account management, assignment execution, and bench marking best-in-class talent.
  • Maintained the practice page on intranet
  • Coordinated with Manager -Research in resource planning, goal setting, and performance reviews and building up a team.
  • Was responsible for preparation of Standard Operating Procedure for the Research Team.
  • Developed a thorough understanding of the research requirements, project objective(s) and hypothesis, and deliverables types/depth/insights
Jul 2005Dec 2007

Research Analyst (Consumer Practice)

Heidrick & Struggles Inc
  • Was responsible for Business Intelligence and Knowledge Management of the Global Consumer Products and Services sector.
  • Developed Organizational Charts & Functional Maps of various companies through extensive primary & secondary research.
  • Worked with consultants in various offices across the globe on live executive search projects.
  • Generated Industry and Company reports on different sub-sectors of Consumer Industry for worldwide & for different geographic regions.
  • Interacted extensively with Global and Regional colleagues on various knowledge enhancement initiatives, international projects/assignments and global pitch-packs.
  • Performed research on a wide variety of subjects to answer queries from consultants and their teams across Europe, Middle East and North America.
  • Built the reservoir of talent and enhance ability to assess talent against a specific set of defined core competencies.
  • Imparted process training to new hires and also coaching & motivating the team to achieve higher levels of service delivery
Jul 2002May 2004

Customer Care Supervisor

Progressive Enterprises
  • Lead a team of 12 customer care executives for one of the largest supermarkets in New Zealand.
  • Handled customer complaints, queries and MIS.

Positions Handeled

  • Head Transaction Banking , Leading Telecom Company
  • Sales Director, Leading FMCG Company
  • VP International Marketing , Leading FMCG Company
  • General Manager Transaction, Leading IPC
  • Regional Sales Manager Leading FMCG Company
  • Director Operations and Engineering, a 700 Million USD start up E&P Company
  • General Counsel, 700 Million USD start up E&P Company
  • Head of Capital Markets, Leading IPC
  • Regional Head North, Multinational Switchgear company
  • Director Sales, German Logistics Company

Projects Handeled

  • APAC Talent Mapping Projects
  • CPG Talent Mapping Project Asia Pacific
  • Hospitality Mapping Project Asia Pacific
  • Retail Mapping Project Asia Pacific
  • Hong Kong BD Project
  • Kraft Diversity Mapping Exercise
  • Corporate Governance Study (India)
  • ASX Board of Director Mapping Projects.


Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management

Massey University

Bachelor of Business Management

Bangalore University

Personal Details

Date of Birth : 23rd October 1982

Languages known: English, Bengali and Hindi

Fathers Name : Late Nilasis Sen

Martial Status : Single