Founder – Brand Vectors, Director – Proklean Technologies Pvt Ltd
Born in September 1965, Kuila is a dairy technology engineer and an MBA from Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, with over 27 years of experience in advertising and marketing. He has held the position of President and CEO in mid-size organisations.Kuila started his career in advertising and has worked with such leading agencies as Lintas, BBDO and Mudra Communications for seven years before moving on to the client side in marketing. In advertising he has handled prestigious clients such as Ponds’, Funskool, Henkel, Shaw Wallace and Ashok Leyland apart from a host of retail clients. He was instrumental in the launch of brands such as Rexona Deo, Henko Stain Champion, White Giant Detergent and Tara Mosquito Coils.He spent twelve years with Reynolds, a French writing instruments brand (currently owned by Sanford of US), where he grew from being brand manager and became President of the company. He was responsible for making the brand a household name in India. He has handled large media and research budgets and established best practices in Reynolds, where he set up the marketing department from scratch.Kuila’s key competencies are: advertising, promotion, media, PR, market research, new product development, and retail management. He was CEO of food company Oriental Cuisines, handling complete P&L responsibility.He started his own outsourced marketing company, Brand Vectors, in 2010 and has clients across India in the areas of telecom, FMCG, IT and retail. He was involved in a major way in planning the Wi-MAX rollout for a franchisee of BSNL in three circles.Kuila joined as the third partner in clean tech start-up Proklean Technologies in 2011. He currently divides his time between Brand Vectors and Proklean Technologies, where he is Marketing Director in addition to his strategic role in the company’s overall management.
Sivakumar, or SK, as he is better known, is an alumnus of Madras Christian College and a post-graduate who has specialised in human resources / learning and development. He is certified as an NLP practitioner and in Thomas Profiling. He has over 30 years of experience across life-cycles in organisations, having worked in multiple roles in various functional areas. SK is a hands-on professional with experience in human resource management, organisational leadership, change management, OD, IT, ERP/CRM, training, operations and business.SK is associated as a Performance Development Enabler with Potential Genesis, designing customised people development solutions for business thrivability.A Subject Matter Expert with Talentpepz, SK focuses on developing the requisite skill-sets for young, upcoming professionals to face the VUCA world. He goes by the motto ‘Glad to Share and Assist’, and loves sharing his knowledge and experience with young leaders across colleges and corporates. SK is an independent HR / Learning and Development facilitator and coach, and operates across industries and universities to build soft skills relating to customer service, behaviour, leadership, organisational development and student development. He divides his time between conducting open sessions on experiential learning and development for students across campuses and training in corporate environments.He could be reached over mobile on +91 91766 13226 or by mail. Linkedin Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shivhr/
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