Rajiv Dhawan

Consultant at : Alexander Hughes New-Delhi

Works in Clean Technology - Energy, Utilities and Services - Industry - Real Estate, Construction, Infrastructures, Engineering

Rajiv Dhawan
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Rajiv is a core member of Industrial practice in India and has been specializing in cross border searches for established Indian Corporates as well as for International companies wanting to strengthen their India or International leadership for senior Operating management roles. Some of the recent mandates have included Chief sales& marketing (global), COO (O&M) as well as business heads of specific Industrial verticals. Rajiv has been an active proponent of enhancing cross-border trade and business between European, in particular Benelux and India, which is also reflected in the type of mandates that Rajiv has been working on.

With nearly 30 years of Corporate Experience – of which many years spent living and working in various parts of the globe including Belgium, Tanzania, Thailand and Egypt – Rajiv brings substantial experience of many years in leadership roles in Companies manufacturing engineering and Industrial goods for end-use application in core sector along with a good grasp on energy – (thermal and renewables), steel, chemicals, cement, mining and other related verticals – helps strengthen our India and global Industrial practice team.

Rajiv had been a long serving head of Magotteaux India – a wholly owned subsidiary of group Magotteaux of Belgium- a global niche player in quality Industrial wear components and continues to serve presently as their non-executive member of Board in India. Earlier he had worked at leadership roles in TDL-Belgium, G.Premjee-Thailand and with ITC Limited in India at the start of his career.

A science graduate of St Stephens college, Delhi University, Rajiv later did his PGDM from IMI -Delhi and MBA from UBI -Brussels. He is in his fourth tenure as president of Belgium Luxemburg business Association-BLBA, besides being the founder Director of EBG (European business group association) at New Delhi. It is worthwhile to mention that Rajiv was accorded honor as “Officer of the Order of the Crown “ by the Ambassador of Belgium.

Rajiv has active interest in sports, social and environment causes and is married with two grown up children. He is fluent in English, Hindi and has a basic fluency of French language.

E-mail: r.dhawan@alexanderhughes.com

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