Rajan Johri, Managing Partner, LeadẄynn
Rajan Johri, Fellow of CIPD, UK is a Post Graduate in Anthropology, PGDM in Management of Health Services and a Post Graduate in Organization Behaviour. His professional specialization is in Organization Development and Human Resource Management. His doctoral research was on Competency Maturity Modelling at IIT, Delhi.
Rajan has lived and worked across the Globe especially in Europe, Asia-Pacific, Africa and the Middle East. Early in his career as the Head of Human Resources for National Institute of Information Technology (NIIT) Mr Johri institutionalized many innovative HR practices. He then moved overseas with Toyota and its ME Regional partners. On return to India, Mr Johri took up a short teaching assignment at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Lucknow. Later he joined Ranbaxy Laboratories as Head of Organization Development & CCQM. Subsequently he moved to Boston Scientific Corporation International b.v. The Netherlands as Director of Human Resources India.
In 2002 Mr Johri took charge as Practice Head & CEO for South & SE Asia of KONSORTIÄ People, CRM and OD Practice. As an assignment with iCRM, a Customer Relationship Management Consultancy, headquartered in Atlanta, USA he moved to Kuala Lumpur to handle the prestigious Malaysia Panasonic CRM implementation. In India his key assignments were for World Bank – Government of Uttarakhand ‘s Swajal Project, Organization Development at QAI, Business and HR Process and Policy reengineering at ABM, Competency Assessments at Godrej & Boyce and Strategic Business Processes for Ayurvet Limited, a Dabur business organization. On the academic front, the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur co-created with him a series of management development and leadership program for traditional businesses as well as contemporary technology enterprises. He was also the Director of the Global Institute of Flexible Systems Management’s School of Social Change (GIFT) at Delhi.
In 2009, he joined MB Group, an Oil & Gas Engineering services provider in the Sultanate of Oman. . To leverage the IT talent and infrastructure in India, he set up a captive KPO in Gurgaon as the CEO of MB Informatics, a company of the MB Group. After the company was commissioned, he moved to INMÄ Technologies, a Management and Technology Interface Solutions Company, back to Sultanate of Oman as their CEO. While he was in Oman, the University of Petroleum honored him as their Academic Ambassador to GCC Member Countries.
Returning back to India in 2010, he engaged with HCL Technologies as their Principal Consultant for Leadership and Organization Effectiveness initiatives. Currently, he is the Managing Partner of LeadẄynn, an Organization Development Solutions Company and an alliance partner of LASSIB Society. He is also member of the LASSIB Society Advisory Board.