Vikram Chhachhi

Principal

Office Location: Mumbai

Phone: +91 22 66663021

Vikram Chhachhi is a principal in Heidrick & Struggles’ Mumbai office and a member of the global Consumer Markets Practice. He has more than 15 years of experience in the executive search industry and more than 24 years of professional experience. His industry expertise includes consumer packaged and retail goods, media and entertainment, and telecommunications. He has successfully engaged with large and mid-sized businesses, both multinational as well as Indian, and helped them build management teams by acquiring critical leadership assets and capital, while completing a number of business leadership and functional head assignments.

Prior to working at Heidrick & Struggles, Vikram worked for four years as an executive vice president with another global search firm. He started that firm’s New Delhi/Gurgaon office and their consumer & retail practice in India. While there, he successfully grew the practice through new client acquisitions in India, Asia Pacific and globally. Vikram later moved to their head office in Mumbai. Before that, Vikram was a director with a leading Indian executive search boutique, a India hiring lead role with Sapient Corporation and he spent nearly six years with the India practice of a leading international executive search network.

Before he joined the executive search profession, Vikram was a senior editor with Business Today, where he covered and wrote extensively on the technology, telcos and automotive sectors. He was widely acknowledged for his investigative reporting on the telecommunications industry in the mid-1990s when that sector was de-regulating in India.

Education:

Vikram graduated in computer science from St. Stephen's College, Delhi and has an advanced executive certification from the Harvard Business School, Cambridge (Mass.).

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