Office Managing Director

Madhav Sharan is a Senior Client Partner and Office Managing Director of Korn Ferry's New Delhi office. He also leads the Industrial Markets business for Korn Ferry in India.

Mr. Sharan joined the Firm in 2001 and over the last 14 years he has been advising clients on leadership hiring, with special focus on CEO, CXO and Boards. In addition to multinational companies, he has also developed a strong base with Indian business groups to help them with senior talent needs for their aggressive growth in India and overseas.

During his initial years with Korn Ferry, he also set up the Life Sciences business in India with focus on Medical Devices, Healthcare Services and Pharmaceuticals.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry, Mr. Sharan was President - Performance Chemicals with Jubilant Bhartia Group, a leading Indian chemicals and pharmaceutical major based in New Delhi, where he worked for over 10 years.

Earlier, Mr. Sharan started his career with ICI India in the 80's and was actively involved with sales and market development for a range of products that included paints, plastics and industrial chemicals, in addition to assignments in materials and logistics support.

Mr. Sharan secured his MBA in marketing and finance from the Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), Delhi University, and a Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani, in India.