Gupta joins DHR International as chairman of India

Sep 1, 2013

NEW DELHI, INDIA (Aug. 1, 2013) – DHR International is pleased to announce that Deepak Gupta has joined as chairman of India and will be based in the firm’s New Delhi office.

Prior to joining DHR, Gupta co-owner and managing director of Dimensions Consulting, a firm specializing in corporate finance, restructuring and wealth management. While at the firm, Mr. Gupta also started a niche executive search practice.

From 1999 – 2012, Gupta was the country head and managing director for Korn/Ferry International in India for 12 years. At Korn/Ferry he developed India’s financial services and board practices.

Gupta worked with Citicorp North America and Citibank India for 10 years, joining Citicorp North America in 1989 as assistant vice president in Dallas. In 1993, he moved back to India, working for Citibank’s Global Consumer Bank and was later promoted to vice president and corporate banking head for North India. He began his career as a management consultant for KPMG and also worked with PriceWaterhouseCoopers.

"We are delighted to have on board another senior counselor, especially with the gravitas and C-level track record that Deepak brings with him. Our clients are increasingly seeking the best and the brightest, for India and for the Asia Pacific region," said Christine Greybe, president of DHR International.

"As we continue to build our team of senior-most consultants in India and throughout Asia Pacific, the invaluable addition of Deepak Gupta as DHR's chairman for India further deepens our advisory services for critical C-level positions. This is especially so for our financial-services and Board & CEO practices. We are naturally very excited with Deepak joining the DHR team," said Suchet Narain, managing director of DHR International’s India office.

Gupta is a CPA and a member of the Accountancy Board of Ohio, as well as a Chartered Accountant and fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He graduated with honors from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata and received an MBA in finance and post graduate certificate in management information systems from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Deepak has also attended a leadership program at the Harvard Business School.

Established in 1989, DHR International is one of the largest retained executive search firms in the world, with more than 50 offices around the globe. We conduct search assignments at the board of director, C-level and functional vice president levels. DHR’s renowned consultants specialize in all industries and functions in order to provide unparalleled senior-level executive search, management assessment and succession planning services tailored to the unique qualities and specifications of our select client base.