Pankaj Dutt

Managing partner at : Alexander Hughes Mumbai, Alexander Hughes New-Delhi, Consultant at : Alexander Hughes Malaysia

Works in Financial Services - Industry - Life Sciences - Professional Services - Technology, Media and Telecom

Pankaj Dutt
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Pankaj is Managing Partner of Alexander Hughes’s India and Malaysia operations, operating out of offices in New Delhi and Kuala Lumpur. He is responsible for providing leadership to our firm’s expanding footprint in India and South East Asia region.

Pankaj is recognized as one of the leading executive search consultants in India with an established track record of executing board level & c-suite search assignments for both Indian and global multinational clients. He works most actively with clients in technology, financial services, life Sciences, consumer & industrial sectors in hiring advisory or non-executive board members & c-suite executives including senior technical leaders. He also has an established track record of recruiting CFOs, Legal Counsels and Company Secretaries for clients ranging from VC funded organizations to large public listed companies.

Prior to joining Alexander Hughes, Pankaj led India practice for another international retained executive search firm, which was ranked amongst global top 20 & also served on its global executive board as an elected member, spearheading it’s growth in Americas and Asia region.

Before becoming an executive search consultant, Pankaj worked in various leadership and general management roles with some of the prominent Indian & global organizations, such as Eicher, American Express, PwC, EXL Services etc. to name a few. With experience in consulting, financial services & IT services, Pankaj also had a brief stint in US as CFO of a mid-sized healthcare firm, before returning to India in a leadership role to establish shared services for a Top 10 US based wholesale mortgage bank.

Being born & brought up in New Delhi, Pankaj earned his bachelor’s degree from University of Delhi & later qualified as Chartered Accountant from India and Certified Public Accountant from California, USA.