About Us


At Indusion, our goal is to develop an effective and long standing relationship with our clients by developing a customized solution for each engagement. We continuously invest in learning about the strategic, cultural and skill requirements that determine success for our clients and strive to offer class leading expertise along with a deep understanding of the relevant talent market.

Our engagement models are highly flexible and are structured to best suit the needs of our clients and the dynamics of the roles they recruit for. We aim to generate market leading ROF (Return on Fee paid) via our ‘Fast Track’ offering that bridges the gap between traditional engagement models and offers the benefits of ‘Retained Search’ at a competitive cost and high degree of result orientation. We also offer an extensive array of value added services such as Compensation Surveys, Headcount Data and other Bespoke Research.

Engagement Framework

Client Engagement

  • Understanding Client Requirements
  • Preliminary Market Intelligence
  • Establish Terms of Engagement

Candidate Pool

  • Proprietary Database
  • Refined Market Intelligence
  • Initial Screening
  • Peripheral Feedback
  • Regular Communication

Assessment & Selection

  • Objective Compensation Benchmark
  • Advise & Assist During Process
  • Confidential Feedback


  • Bespoke Consulting on Deal Terms
  • Negotiation
  • Deal Closure
  • Transition



Vijay Vaishnav
Co Founder
Vijay has over 20 years of entrepreneurial and professional experience. He founded Indusion Consulting in 2007 before which he was the co founder and director of a reputed search firm “Talent Trackers” for over ten years. Before entering the executive search space he worked with an advertising and consulting firm catering to the financial sector.

Ajit Sahu
Co Founder
Ajit has over 20 years of experience with the initial ten years of his career being in senior positions at MNC financial institutions in India such as Credit Suisse First Boston and Credit Lyonnais securities. He co-founded Indusion in 2007 and has been involved in the executive search space for more than ten years across a wide range of industries.


Suvarna Sanghvi
Executive Director
Suvarna is an Executive Director for Banking & Financial Services, heading the Wholesale Credit & Fixed Income verticals and co heading the Asset Management Practice. She is responsible for strategic hires within Commercial Lending, Treasury, Transaction Banking, Stressed Assets, DCM & Structured Finance, Infrastructure & Real Estate Financing, Fixed Income Fund Management and Credit & Special Situations Funds. She has been with Indusion since 2007, prior to which she was with Stock Holding Corporation of India Ltd for over 10 years handling Operations & IT. She is a Post Graduate in Economics from Mumbai University.

Shilpa Jain
Executive Director
Shilpa is an Executive Director for Banking & Financial Services, heading the Distribution vertical (Wealth Management, Consumer & Housing finance) and jointly heading the Asset Management vertical for Indusion Consulting. She has been with Indusion since 2009 and has over 25 years of experience as a senior banker with ING Bank (India and UK), erstwhile ABN Amro Bank NV and Edelweiss Financial Services. She is a law graduate from Govt Law College, Mumbai

Smita Singh
Executive Director
Smita is an Executive Director for Banking & Financial Services, heading Sell Side Equities and Advisory along with Private Equity. She also jointly leads the Asset Management and Alt Asset vertical. Smita is a Chartered Financial Analyst by qualification and has over a decade of experience in Executive Search with Indusion, prior to which she was an Equity Research Analyst in Offshore Research as well as with the leading Indian broking firm Motilal Oswal Securities.

Archana Rao
Executive Director
Archana Rao is an Executive Director for the Corporate Practice – leading Real Estate, Infrastructure, Power and Manufacturing and Private equity Portfolio hires. She comes with over 20 years of experience, and has been with Indusion for over 8 years. She has previously held roles with Gerson Lehrman group- expert network and research and ICICI Prudential , Citi Financial. She holds an Executive MBA from IIM Bangalore.

Ankush Tandon
Executive Director
Ankush leads Indusion’s Technology Enabled Services and Enterprise Functions verticals. His rich experience of over 24 years across India, Europe and Americas covers Business Consulting, Banking, Capital Markets and Wealth Management. He has held pivotal roles in HSBC Group where he worked for 17 years. Ankush started his career at Andersen Consulting (Accenture) post finishing his MBA from NMIMS, Mumbai and BE (Hons) in Computer Science from BITS Pilani.

Kevin Patrao
Associate Director
Kevin is an Associate Director with Indusion Consulting & heads the firm’s Insurance practice besides co-heading the Retail/Consumer Banking vertical. He brings in more than 20 years of extensive experience having spent more than 15 years in the Insurance industry & has worked with Max New York Life, Bharti AXA Life, Aviva Life & Reliance Nippon Life. He has managed different roles in sales & distribution that included P&L responsibilities besides being a strategic think tank member. Kevin holds a Bachelor’s degree in commerce & has done his MMS with specialization in Marketing. He is also as associate in NLP


Poonam Singh
Executive Director
Poonam is based out of our New Delhi office and heads our overall NCR practice. She has over 15 years of experience in executive search across Financial Services, ITeS, Media & Healthcare and also running Assessment Centres for a wide range of clients. She started her career with Executive Access and was part of the founding team of another search firm, Quadrangle and Footprints, prior to joining Indusion.