• Chandrakant Nayak,       CEO & Country President, DOW India

    Chandrakant Nayak, CEO & Country President, DOW India

  • With supply chain challenges mitigating after the lockdowns lifted worldwide, the chemical companies are striving to build better, sustainable capacity and expand their horizons. While we start to reap the benefits of Industry 4.0, it creates an excellent milieu for the stakeholders of the chemical industry. Chandrakant Nayak, CEO & Country President, Dow Chemical International (Dow India), deciphers the industry's challenges and opportunities through an exclusive interview with CEO Insights. With more than three decades of professional experience, Chandrakant has a strong track record of building and leading highperforming teams and defining and implementing an aggressive value growth strategy for various market and product segments. An industry veteran who believes in an inspirational leadership approach, he is also well known for his passion for leadership development and people development.

  • Chemical Industry Is Becoming Smarter Reaping The Benefits Of Industry 4.0

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Top 10 Leading SME Advisors - 2022

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  • Top 10 Leading SME Advisors - 2022

    In this pragmatic business world, where competition is fiercely growing day-in-and-out, it is extremely important for enterprises to craft out their business plans, making informed decisions, wisely enough to witness growth. To do this it is essentially required by one to have expert hold over the subject, and here a subject matter expert comes into picture. The subject matter expert (SME) provides the knowledge and expertise in a specific subject, business area, or technical area for any project. The responsibilities of the SME remain to ensure the facts and details are correct so that the project's/program's deliverable(s) meets the needs of the stakeholders, legislation, policies, standards, and best practices.

    The SME advisors working with the entities provide extensive services like cluster development, infrastructure gap assessment, debt funding/equity funding, restructuring, policy support and research, competitive intelligence and bench marking, project management and defence procurement procedure, facilitation services, liaison and networking and market diversification. The SME advisors are the self-motivated team players who ably work in a fast-paced environment independently applying their strong knowledge, understanding and expertise in the subject relative of industries. There are many leading SME Advisors in India, offering their expert services to the industry and organizations and guiding them towards informed path in terms of business execution or project management, respectively on different topics.

    In this issue of the CEO Insights magazine, a list of `Top 10 Leading SME Advisors - 2022' is provided to the readers in corporate and different sectors, for informing on the excellent services leveraged by the leaders in the industry. The listing is prepared by a team of industry veterans, CEOs and VCs, and the CEO Insights magazine editorial board.

Top 10 Leading SME Advisors - 2022

Company Logo Company Management Company Name Company Description
21degrees Advisory Services Abhineet Bhardwaj, Founder 21degrees Advisory Services A business management consultant, having over seven years of experience in managing financial reporting, known for mentoring organizations & their employees
Practical Magic Advisory Aparna Ranadive, Founder Practical Magic Advisory A socially conscious, global business professional, with an entrepreneurial bent of mind & a desire to make a difference to the Organization, People and Society
FinAKS Advisory Services Deepak Kaushik,Founder & CEO FinAKS Advisory Services A CA with experience of over 22 years in the finance domain brings on to the table his cross-domain exposure that enables him to service customers across diverse industries such as IT, Banking and Financial Services, Business Process Outsourcing and more
Easemint Advisory Services Himanshu Agal, Co Founder Easemint Advisory Services Helps his clients to decipher pain areas/bottle necks and to achieve their next phase of growth with a distinctive service portfolio that provides the management expertise to build them as a strong process driven company
Indian Business Advisories Mahesh Kulkarni, Founder Partner Indian Business Advisories IBA helps small businesses in scaling up to become big corporations. The unique advantage IBA gives its clients is that of developing a growth roadmap and then hand holding the entrepreneur until the predetermined outcomes are accomplished.
Incorp Advisory Services Manish Modi, Co-Founder & CEO Incorp Advisory Services Qualified Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary with 20 years of corporate experience in the fields of audit, taxation, fund raising, consulting and training
Real Value Consultants Manoj Jaju & Rahul Gadkari, Directors Real Value Consultants Over the years, Manoj has been efficiently taking care of Mortgages Business, Key Relationships Management, and driving
MitKat Advisory Services Pawan Desai, Founder MitKat Advisory Services An industry specialist with expertise across Consulting, Risk Management, Business Continuity, Disaster Recovery, Threat Intelligence, Information Security, Entrepreneurship and Startups
Value Rating Advisors Rajendra Jain, Founder Value Rating Advisors A Chartered Accountant by profession and Founder of the firm with a total industry experience of a decade, has completed his B.Com from Symbiosis college
ENSCONCE Business Process Consulting Srividya Puppala, CEO & Founder ENSCONCE Business Process Consulting In the firm she is streamlining their operations, suggesting adept outlooks for branding and transformation and bridging the gaps in business compliances