Vandana: COO/Managing Director - India

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iCEO™: 66157
Position: COO/Managing Director
Nationality: India
Home Country: India


A Strategic Business Advisor with 18 years of management & leadership experience across Asia, Europe and Africa mostly with Schlumberger. Equipped with an MBA in International Marketing & IT, the combination of these experiences has provided a holistic grounding in world-class business practices.

Major Achievements

CONTRIBUTING TO SELF, OTHERS & ORGANISATION • Consistently delivered superior results. • Chosen among top 200 employees to contribute in Global Strategy with top management • Proven ability to quickly recognize key business drivers and develop strategies to grow the business. In Netherlands, converted negative business growth to positive to more than 200% growth. • Developed new markets, new themes, new business models, out of box approaches & executed them. • Achieved growth rate upto 250% in tough market conditions in more than one assignment. • Twice chosen amongst the top 0. 01% performers out of 100K + employees across the globe. • Got included in Prestigious SIS President’s Club twice in a row for exceeding targets > 125% • Accolades several times for the same consistently including Stock Options. • Worked seamlessly with more than 45 nationalities across the globe. • Developed several new business models, approaches and successfully executed them. E.g. newer engagement methods/revenue sharing models, Solution packaging for cross selling other domains etc. • Generated breakthrough results for the team, organization and self. • Managing diverse teams spread across various countries. • Ability to work in different business environments/cultures. • Worked in technology intensive/technically challenged environments. • Exposure to working with national government level in several countries (Ministries), with top management in both private and public sectors.

Industry Sector Competencies

• Software
• Systems Integration
• Energy-Oil-Gas
• Spiritual workshops

Professional Objectives

• Function: Country Head/COO/CEO/VP/MD/Global roles/Advisory
• Interim Manager: Yes
• Permanent Position: Yes
• Operational: Yes
• Availability: Full time, Part time

Additional Professional Interests

• Operational Coaching on demand
• Non Executive Director Assignments

Countries Covered

• Congo
• India
• Netherlands (The)
• UK

Operational Competencies

• Technologies to market (Professional)
• Business development (Professional)
• New product or service launch (Professional)
• Geographical expansion (Professional)
• Company rescue or turnaround (Professional)


Home Country:
Full time
Part time
Management experience:
More than 15 years
Company size:
Start-up, Multinational
Interim Manager:
Founder or co-founder: