Akash has played a pivotal role in the evolution of ManMine in India, when it started taking shape in 2009, coinciding with the time when Indian economy was recovering from recession.
Akash is an MBA from India’s premier B-School - IMT. He worked with Times of India before establishing ManMine in 2009. Akash has the intrinsic ability to build strong collaborative and consultative relationships with business partners; proven skill in contracting with the business leadership to deliver specific, value-added outcomes and a successful track record in consulting with business partners.
He has established several practices for the firm – Banking, Insurance, Strategy Consulting, FMCG, Telecom Infrastructure and Retail. Akash has been a Strategic Business Advisor to several corporations, especially at an entry/ start up phase, on developing Organization Design and Talent Strategy & Solutions.
Akash has been instrumental in building the Management Teams of several Global corporations in India, across diverse industries – Banking, FMCG, Life & General Insurance, Asset Management, Media & Telecom.
In his current role, Akash is leading the firm’s foray in India, and emerging markets like Dubai, Philippines, and Indonesia etc.
He is an Engagement Manager in the New Delhi office currently , where he focuses on Client Engagement as well as delivery of key mandates in the Indian market. He has helped accelerate the growth of a number of mid-sized firms and start-ups.
He started his career with ManMine in 2009 as a part of the Start Up team of the Insurance & Financial Services practice developing and managing client partnerships with global financial institutions & insurer. In 2009, he took additional charge of the firms management which has helped significantly to contribute to the overall firm revenues today. He has managed a portfolio of leadership searches across sectors such as Financial Services (Corporate Banking & Investment Banking), FMCG and Telecommunications. Now based in the Gurgaon office, D.N. Sharma heads the business development operations in the firm’s multiple accounts globally.
He brings a strong and well-rounded background in Workforce Planning & Talent Acquisition, valuable experience he acquired while working for India’s largest Companies. He began his career as part of the Young Leader Program, before moving to a Business Development role.
Mr. Sharma is a Master of Business Administration, with a specialization in Marketing. He also holds a Bachelors degree in Arts from the prestigious University of Delhi.