Krishna has a background in Hotel Management and has worked with Taj, Qatar Airways (Qatar) and HSBC (Dubai). He has completed his MBA in Finance and Strategy. Post his MBA he worked for a start-up petrochemical trading company based in Singapore for a period of 3 years.
Kota wanted to do something entrepreneurial and enjoys facing Clients. Kota chose Antal because it’s a global brand. The concept of shared business with the huge global network and easier approach were the key factors that made him pick Antal to kick start his business venture. Kota will focus on the telecom, hospitality and finance sectors.
Mohan Pandalai – India
Mohan has more than 30 years of experience in the corporate world. He has worked with companies like American Express and Amex. In his last years with Amex, he was taking care of HR budgeting and identifying the resources for different jobs, mainly for internal movements. This and SCB as AVP-Global HR Operations.
The reason he choose Antal is that he was keen on starting his own business, as this would give him more freedom to do what he wants. Mohan describes himself as not the “Yes Boss” man and enjoys being able to spend time with his family.
Mohan will be working in the BSFI and IT sector as there is a high demand for HR and F&A disciplines.
Nazeeruddin Sheikh & Somya Vadlmudi
Nazeeruddin is an engineering graduate and has 6 years’ experience in the field. His wife Somya is a software engineer and has 3 years experience in software. Both have 1 year experience in recruitment and are currently coaching technical students.
This husband and wife duo was keen on starting their own venture and their passion for recruitment drove them towards the unique concept that Antal has to offer aspiring entrepreneurs.
They confess that they had no much idea on how to go about it but Shaileja Sharma and Shinu Javed were the key driving force and gave a boost to their confidence. Nazeer and Somya will focus on the IT sector to start with inline with their backgrounds.
Krishna Satpati & Saumya Panda – India
Saumya Panda has a Masters in Business Administration from CMJ UNIVERSITY (Meghalaya).
Saumya Panda, who is the Managing Partner at the Mumbai-Thane office, will focus on Sales and Marketing as a discipline in the FMCG, FMCD, IT, Retail and Healthcare sectors.