Arun Dasmahapatra is chairman and partner-in-charge of Heidrick & Struggles, India. He has been with the firm since 2001 and commands over 30 years of experience in business and the executive search industry.
Over the last 18 years, Arun has been a strategic partner to numerous global and Indian conglomerates advising them on their leadership issues and helping them identify and recruit top talent for their businesses. He was the regional managing partner of Heidrick & Struggles’ Industrial Practice in Asia and Middle East from 2012 to 2014.
Arun specializes in the industrial sector and has expertise in manufacturing, capital equipment, automobiles, chemicals, metals & mining, and building products.
Arun has contributed articles in leading business publications in the region on the subject of leadership advisory and the management of talent.
Arun earned a postgraduate degree in psychology.