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Tharuma Rajah

Managing Director, Asia Pacific

Mr. Tharuma works with senior and scope insightful solutions to create real business benefits. He leads the APAC team to work with clients in seamless manner, creating genuine business partnerships.

Mr. Tharuma helps organizations make the major shift required for organization transformation by bringing insights to clients about the scale of change facing them and how they can work towards the change by mitigating the risk of derailment in that journey. He helps them develop and implement talent and leadership transformation interventions and clarifies the impact of business change on organizations and roles.

Mr. Tharuma has been Executive Coach to many CEO’s in Asia Pacific, work on Top Team Effectiveness, Board experiences in diversified conglomerate and family –owned business.

Mr. Tharuma has consulted across a whole spectrum of industries ranging from finance, telecommunications, oil and gas, manufacturing, fast moving consumer goods, and the public sector. He has been involved in a wide range of assignments across Asia, Pacific, UK, and US.

Mr. Tharuma joined Hay Group in 1993 after about twelve years with National Semiconductor, a silicon valley based American multi-national and has extensive experience in human resources management strategy formulation, compensation, training and development and industrial relations. 

Mr. Tharuma holds a bachelor of law degree from the University of London, has been called to the Bar of England and Wales. He is a member of the Honorable Society of Lincoln’s Inn, United Kingdom.

Mr. Tharuma is co-author of the book “The Indian CEO: A Portrait of Excellence“ (Sage Publications).


Contact Tharuma Rajah

Phone: +603 7964 8888

Kuala Lumpur
L11-05-06, Level 11, PJX- HM Shah Tower, No 16A Persiaran Barat, 46050 Petaling Jaya
Phone: Executive Search +603 7624 9900, Hay Group +603 7964 8888, Futurestep +603 7624 9999
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