Recognized as leader within the Industrial Practice and a core member of the CEO Succession and Board Consulting practice, Sanjay Gupta has the innate ability to build deep and long-lasting relationships with global Industry leaders of today and of the future. His natural curiosity and approach to get to the root of the issues makes him unique as he takes a holistic and comprehensive method to addressing the most critical leadership topics for Boards and CEO’s including CEO Succession, leadership pipeline, merger and integration assessment as well as Development of Senior Executives, CEO’s, Chairmen, and Board members. His work in the last 20 years has included working with large global, public companies as well as partnering closely with PE firms.
My goal goes beyond finding just the right person for the job; I want to have a lasting impact on performance and the creation of long term shareholder value thru the executives we place.
Prior to joining Egon Zehnder International, Sanjay was Executive Vice President of International Marketing and President, Mahindra USA. At Mahindra, Sanjay held positions of increasing responsibility, leading business growth in Europe and Africa, then firmly establishing the Mahindra brand in the US market. He successfully managed strategic alliances, acquisitions and joint venture opportunities for the global, international business. Previously, with Pangborn Corporation (a Merrill Lynch portfolio company) as SVP, Sales & Marketing, he led the turnaround of the business and achieved preferred supplier status with key industrial customers. Before joining Pangborn, Sanjay led consulting engagements with medium to large service and manufacturing companies at The Maryland Center for Quality.
Sanjay holds an MBA and an MSc, from the University of Maryland; he received his BS from Gujarat University in India. He holds a board seat at Mahindra USA. He and his wife have two children and they enjoy exploring the world as a family.