Govind Iyer, based in Mumbai, advises Family Businesses and corporations on CEO succession and Board Governance. He also advises Private Equity clients in building leadership teams in their portfolio companies, to maximize value of their investments.
I love meeting diverse groups of leaders. Conversations that solve problems and help people discover themselves energize me.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Govind was Vice President Marketing with Heinz India. Previously, he was Senior Manager, Key Accounts, at Coca-Cola India and held brand management assignments at Procter & Gamble in Mumbai and Sydney.
Govind has served on the Wharton Executive Education Advisory Board and is an active University of Pennsylvania alumnus. He is also a founding board member and present Chair of Social Venture Partners in India, is a board member at GIVE India, and a #LivingmyPromise signatory.
Govind earned a Bachelor of Engineering at the University of Madras (Regional Engineering College, Trichy), and an MBA with a focus on Marketing at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.