Executive Search And Recruitment Practice


We provide a range of ‘Executive Search’ and ‘Recruitment’ consulting services to leading companies in a host of Industry sectors, across different functions broadly categorised as under:

  • Retained Executive Search – Leadership Hiring
  • Contingency Recruitment – Managerial Hiring

Our Executive Search division specialises in the ‘Retained Executive Search’ and hiring leadership talent for the board, C-suite, senior, and niche positions across most industry sectors on pan-India basis.

We also undertake the ‘Contingency Recruitment’ for the upper middle and mid-level managerial posts for a variety of functions and roles for a number of Industries.

We act as ‘business partner’ to serve the leadership and managerial talent hiring needs of our most respected clients who are some of the best MNCs and large Indian companies, across industry sectors like Engineering, Infrastructure & Construction (including EPC, real estate), Industrial (various manufacturing and process industries), Consumers (FMCG, retail, hospitality, travel, media & advertising, education), Financial (banking, broking, insurance, and financial services, i.e. BFSI),  Shipping & Logistics,  Life-sciences (pharmaceuticals, healthcare), Technology (IT, ITeS). Read more: Clients and Industries

Our team is best among the best in industry, with well-qualified and experienced professionals with successful track-record, and a good blend of corporate/industry and consulting background. Read more: Our Team

Our proven search processes and methodology give us an unparalleled edge in hiring the most suitable leadership and managerial talent for a variety of roles and functions across industries.

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Retained Executive Search – Leadership Hiring

We specialize in Retained Executive Search & Head-hunting for the Board and Top level, C-Suite positions e.g.:

  • Board Members/Independent Directors
  • Managing Directors (MD’s)
  • Chief Executive Officers (CEOs/CXOs)
  • Executive Directors/Functional Directors
  • Finance Directors/Chief Financial Officers (CFOs)
  • Chief Corporate Counsel & Company Secretaries (CCC & CS)
  • Director Human Resources/Chief Human Resource Officers (CHROs) / Chief People Officers (CPOs)
  • Marketing Directors/Chief Marketing Officers (CMOs)
  • Directors Technology/Chief Technology Officers (CTOs)/Chief Information Officers (CIOs)
  • Chief Investment Officers (CIOs)
  • Director Operations / Chief Operating Officers (COOs)
  • Presidents/Executive Vice Presidents (EVPs)/Sr. Vice Presidents (SVPs)
  • Other senior functionaries for niche roles or specialist functions
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Contingency Recruitment – Managerial Hiring

We, at KLS&A, can also assist you with the ‘Contingency Managerial Recruitment’ across industries, functions, and geographies on pan-India basis, for the senior and upper middle level positions:

    • The Senior Management positions (Mostly one or two level below the C-suite positions), e.g.
      • Vice Presidents / Associate Vice Presidents /Assistant Vice Presidents (VPs / AVPs)
      • General Managers / General Managers (Sr. GMs / GMs)
    • The Upper Middle Management positions
      • General Managers / Asstt. General Managers
      • Functional Heads
      • Heads of Departments (HODs)
    • The Mid Management positions
      • Operating Managers for different functions.
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