EMA Partners Announces Leadership Changes Across India, UAE, and Singapore

May 31, 2024 – EMA Partners International, a global partnership of executive search professionals, has announced leadership changes across India, UAE, and Singapore. “Continuity and longevity of our consultants and relationships is our biggest strength” said K Sudarshan, regional chair, Asia Pacific, EMA Partners. “Each of our colleagues have spent considerable time with the firm and bring with them an in-depth understanding of key markets and clients and continue to grow the EMA Partners footprint and client presence.”

Reet Bhambhani has been named as managing partner and chief operating officer, EMA Partners India and will be anchoring operations & strategic initiatives for the firm in addition to leading the banking, financial services, and insurance and technology practices across the region.

Sanjeev Das is being elevated to partner, EMA Partners India and will continue to co-lead the industrial & natural resources practice for the firm. KG Gopinadhan is being promoted to partner, EMA Partners India & Singapore while continuing to co-lead the industrial & natural resources practice for the firm in India. Shilpa Pimple has been named as client partner, EMA Partners India focused on the asset management & insurance practice. Amarjeet Dutta has appointed as the managing partner, EMA Partners UAE. He will lead the firm’s executive search and leadership advisory business across key client markets and practices.

Earlier this year, EMA Partners in India added Rohini Seth, as parter heading the life sciences practice in India. Ms. Seth is a seasoned human resources professional having served companies including GE, PepsiCo, Diageo & Jubilant, where she served in senior leadership roles. The firm also added Shreya Jain as client director in the consumer & retail sector in India. Earlier she served with KPMG in their consumer practice in India.

“EMA Partners has been at the forefront of inducting senior executives from the industry to boost its ability to add value to its clients across sectors,” said Mr. Sudarshan.

Since 1988, EMA Partners has partnered with multinational corporations, governments, and not-for-profit organizations across a variety of industry sectors and functional areas. It has more than 40 offices on six continents, and the firm continues to expand globally.

Recent Growth

EMA Partners recently added Dasein in Brazil as its newest member firm. “EMA Partners has more than 30 years of experience giving talent solutions to different type of companies,” said Alberto Miranda, chairman of EMA Partners. “Brazil is an important market for us because of its potential and leadership in the region. We are sure that Dasein expertise will help us to increase synergies with other partners in Latin America and around the globe.”

Related: EMA Partners Opens Office in San Francisco

Dasein is a human resource firm specializing in evaluation and succession, executive recruitment, and leader development. The firm was established in 1995 and since that time has placed over 6,500 executives and middle and senior management professionals. With more than 25 years of experience working with executives, Adrianna Prates is the founder and president of Dasein.

Late year, EMA Partners opened an Seattle office. The location focuses on cloud computing and senior technology searches to support the executive search practice globally. EMA Partners Seattle is co-led by the firm’s two managing partners, Ezra Hodge and Scott McKinley. “Increasingly we are seeing our clients request executive talent that has direct experience and expertise in cloud computing and AI as part of their efforts to innovate and transform their businesses,” said Chris Pantelidis, chair of the Americas for EMA Partners. “We believe that Ezra and Scott are well positioned to access this talent and provide incredible career growth opportunities for individuals across our network of clients.”

Messrs. Hodge and McKinley are two former Amazon Web Services executives who led and scaled cloud enablement programs for AWS and previously held senior executive roles in the education and training sector. “Their network and knowledge of the cloud landscape is uniquely valuable to EMA Partners as the firm looks to enhance its technology and digital transformation practice for a global client base,” the organization said.

Related: EMA Partners Opens Office in Seoul

Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Executive Editor; Lily Fauver, Senior Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media

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