Dinu Poonacha Thithimada Kaveriappa

dinu poonacha thithimada kaveriappa

Strategy Advisor India & Middle East

India

Bio Summary

Significant experience in Strategy Consulting, Corporate Strategy and New Business in India and the Middle East. Strategy Consulting was with McKinsey, Accenture, Kaiser Associates and Tata Strategic Management Group. Corporate Strategy was with Saudi Binladin Group, Yash Birla Group and The Executive Office (Govt. of Dubai). Set up new businesses at Media2india and Royal DSM. I have worked across sectors with more experience in Chemicals, Manufacturing, Agri-business, Life sciences, Energy, Economic Zones, Economic Development, Social Sector and Automotive & Components. Currently, an Independent Strategy Consultant to multiple clients & India operations head at an Impact start-up.

Availability

Next Availability:

13 Mar 2023

Constraints:

1 day a week on another project

Employment History

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Strategy Advisor India & Middle East

June 2015 - present

Advising corporates, social sector ventures and start-ups on strategy, operating model, and growth opportunities. Key clients include: • Sama (https://sama.jobs/), Managing strategy and setting up India operations for a S ...see more

DSM

Head New Business Development

DSM

October 2011 - June 2015

Role included identifying new businesses and technology innovation opportunities and incubating them.

Accenture

Principal Strategy

Accenture

March 2008 - October 2011

Role included leading projects, practice development & business development efforts.

Yash Birla Group

Group President Corporate Strategy

Yash Birla Group

June 2006 - March 2008

Head of Strategy & Planning for The Yash Birla Group, a US$ 600 million group of around 15 companies in diverse industries including engineering, auto-components & lifestyle.

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Practice Head

Tata Strategic Management Group

January 2005 - June 2006

Part of the leadership team, setting up and managing the Chemical & Energy Practice in India.

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Director

Kaiser Associates EDP

September 2002 - March 2005

Developing business with Government, quasi-Government entities and multilateral agencies in India and the Middle East alongside heading the Economic Development Practice of Kaiser Associates in India.

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Corporate Planning Manager

The Executive Office

September 2002 - March 2005

Planning new initiatives and monitoring existing initiatives for the Government of Dubai.

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Business Manager

Media2india (Microland)

September 1999 - March 2001

Conceptualized, developed strategy & set up an Online Advertising solutions business.

McKinsey & Company

Associate

McKinsey & Company

July 1996 - September 1999

Associate in the mainstream consulting business. Worked on teams with senior management of major corporations and organisations to plan and implement strategies for achieving growth.

Education

Master's in Business Administration/Management

XLRI Jamshedpur

1996

Bachelor's in Chemical Engineering

BITS Pilani

1993

Availability

Next Availability:

13 Mar 2023

Constraints:

1 day a week on another project

Language Skills

Country Experience

India Saudi Arabia United Arab Emirates

Skills

Business

Business Planning,

Business Unit Strategy,

Corporate Strategy,

Growth Strategy,

Innovation Strategy,

New Business Build,

Operating Model,

Portfolio Strategy,

Strategic Management

Economics, Policy, and Social Studies

Economic Planning,

Policy Development

Industry Experience

Material

Paper and Packaging,

Chemicals