Based in Mumbai, Govind Iyer leads Egon Zehnder’s Private Equity Practice in Asia and is active in the firm’s Technology and Communications, Board Consulting, CEO, and Family Business Advisory practices. He helps build family business leadership teams and maximizes private equity investments for portfolio companies. Govind also guides boards in CEO succession, board effectiveness, and non-executive director recruitment.
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 of Social Venture Partners in India, is a board member at GIVE India, and serves on the Advisory Board at Asian Venture Philanthropic Network. He is passionate about having social impact.