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Aditya Maheswaran

Senior Principal

Aditya Maheswaran is a Senior Principal in the Korn Ferry advisory practice. He consults in the Organization Transformation space including working with senior leadership teams in Top Team effectiveness, Leadership Development, Org. design and development, Hi-potential Capability building and Coaching. 

Aditya's experience as a leader of client facing project teams coupled with extensive consulting experience ensures that he provides practical & realistic solutions to clients and partners with them in implementation.

Aditya has worked across APAC and EMEA with organizations of various sizes and in various stages of evolution.

He has consulted clients across Lifesciences, BFS, PE, Industrials, Technology, FMCG, Retail, Media sectors. He has worked with Global MNCs, government, and promoter driven organizations.

His clients include Pfizer, Aditya Birla Group, Permira, Kellogg, Gerdau, Renault Nissan, Holcim, UK Civil Service, Zydus Cadila, Partners Group, Vodafone, Tata Group.

Aditya conceptualised a solution to a culture of manufacturing excellence in an FDA audited firm by working with the Plant and Corporate leadership to create a culture of quality through shared KPIs, focus on strategic priorities, and shift in organizational climate.

He implemented a CEO’s vision to select and develop the top 75 leaders within the organization to ensure business continuity and succession planning, through a yearlong strategic development journey, leading a team of consultants.

He is a core-team member of the ‘Leadership 5.0 ‘New work of leadership’ research. Aditya is a TEDx speaker, keynote presenter, and had a podium finish at the World Championship of Public Speaking in 2015 (Las Vegas) and a finalist in 2017 (Vancouver).

He conceptualizes customized blended leadership journeys for clients. These journeys have received multi-year extensions. He is the recipient of Rotary’s ‘Young Achiever award’.

Aditya is accredited in Korn Ferry’s most important Intellectual Property. He is an engineer and holds an MBA from the Indian School of Business (ISB) specializing in Strategy and Marketing. Prior to 8 years with Korn Ferry, Aditya worked in Strategy for tech major Cognizant.