Umesh Sharma

Partner - Leadership Consulting

An alumnus of IIM (Bangalore) & IT - BHU (Varanasi), Umesh brings in over 25 years of industry experience with leading Indian and multinational companies including RPG Group, ICI India Ltd and Huntsman International.His expertise areas include business strategy, marketing, sales and new business development.

For the last four years, Umesh has been working as a trainer and consultant with a mission to improve the business performance of B2B manufacturing companies by functional excellence in strategy, marketing and sales. He has served several companies in manufacturing sector.

Post engineering, Umesh began his career as a production engineer and later as a project engineer. After completing his MBA, he worked in sales, marketing, business development, general management and strategy development across national and international geographies. Some of the key assignments managed by Umesh include heading Polyurethane business of Huntsman India, establishing business development team for Asia-Pacific in Shanghai, leading global business strategy for Huntsman Polyurethanes.He was instrumental in leading several M&A activities in Asia, including concluding joint ventures in Japan and China.