Rajesh Sehgal founded Ekah Consulting a boutique firm based in Noida. Ekah partners with clients across Asia with a focus on India on Talent Acquisition, Leadership and Managerial Development and Organisation Development. Rajesh has worked with employees and customers across different parts of the Globe including India, Germany, France, Belgium, Austria, Singapore, Australia, Switzerland, Italy, United Kingdom and USA.
His industry experience spans across industries such as : Technology Products & Services, Manufacturing and HR consulting Services.
He has a good mix of Indian and International exposure. He has well-developed analytical and interpersonal skills, is an Effective cross-cultural communicator with an ability to listen and interpret candidate, employee and client needs.
Rajesh is a strategic and performance focused executive and has a good blend of hands on experience of 25 years in operations, research, Line HR, Corporate HR and HR consulting which enables him to understand and connect with business, talent and leadership challenges and help find solutions.
He began his career at CERN Geneva, Switzerland in 1989 where he worked in the experiment where the Internet was born and spent close to 5 years. He had the opportunity of working closely with a number of Nobel Laureates and has several research publications to his name in the L3 experiment.
He is a certified Executive Coach by Marshall Goldsmith. He is a trained facilitator and has been one of the best performers in Talent Acquisition in a leading HR Search, Recruitment and Selection firm.
Rajesh was Senior VP HR at Cyient, an IT and engineering services company with 12000 employees of 22 nationalities across 38 global locations where he served for over 10 years. Prior to Cyient he worked as a Director HR India at the captive of Tom-Tom at Noida. He also worked with Grape City, a Japanese MNC. Earlier he worked with ABC Consultants at Delhi and Chandigarh and was in The Talent Recruitment and Selection practice. He also had a stint in manufacturing with the Trident Group where he had an exposure to plant life in textile, spinning, chemicals and paper industry.
He was the President of the NGO “To the Heart” for over 10 years. This NGO supported the education of over 100 underprivileged kids in Delhi and Noida.
Rajesh is a Masters in Physics from Department of Physics and was a university rank holder at Panjab University Chandigarh. He is a PGDBM from Narsee Monjee and is also an Executive Education Alumni of IIM-A, IIM-B and ISB, Hyderabad. He has been a Certified Examiner for Quality Management under RBNQA. He is trained and certified on Dr. Paul Hersey’s Situational leadership model and on psychometric instruments like Firo B and PPA of Thomas International.
Rajesh has been a recipient of various awards and citations….
Received the Chief Development Officer of the year award at Asia’s Training and Development Excellence Awards 2013.
Received the HR Professional of the Year Award for 2012 at the 3rd Asia Best employer brand Awards at Singapore.
Led Client L&D team at to earn a place in the Top 4 Private Sector Companies across all the Industries and Sectors for the Best Learning & Development Practices by BML Munjal Awards 2013.
The Inspire HR award in June 2011 for our innovative talent management practices by NHRD.
Received the Mark of Excellence award for 2013 at Cyient for contribution to leadership development and our unique Associate engagement initiatives.
Received the Indian Achievers Award for best practices in Human resources Management from Indian Achievers Forum in 2014.
The award for Innovation in Retention Strategy by Asia’s Best Employer Brand Awards in July 2011 at Suntec Singapore.
The award for Innovative HR Practices by Asia Pacific HRM Congress 2011 in Bangalore in September.
Led the team to the finals in the 2013 CII award for innovative HR practices.
Pooja Sehgal is a seasoned HR Professional with over 15 years of experience spread across Academics, HR Consulting and working with NGO’s.
She is a PGDHRM from IMT Ghaziabad and holds an MSc degree in Psychology and a Post Graduate Diploma in Counseling Psychology from Amity University, Noida. She is a certified NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) practitioner. She has worked with leading academic institutions like Amity and Galgotias Universities and IMS for over 8 years. She trained volunteers of “Common Wealth Games 2010”.
Her forte is in Training, Recruitment and Selection, Teaching, mentoring and counseling students. Her research areas are: Job Involvement, Emotional Intelligence, Job Satisfaction, Personality and Employee Engagement. She is a life member of NHRD network Delhi Chapter. Her prime motivation is to help candidates identify their own potential. Her Motto in life is “Dignity to self and others”. She is a dynamic instructor, counselor and thought leader focused on providing tailored services to corporate through innovative content and stimulating projects formulated on personal decisiveness, business best practices/emerging business trends and use of technology.