Founder Chairman, Kolkata
Dr B P Agrawal is the Founder Chairman of ABC Consultants. He is based in Kolkata.
ABC Consultants was founded in July 1969 by Dr B P Agrawal. He holds engineering and management degrees from British universities and a PhD from Arizona. Supported by “tons of self-belief, hard work and more than a stroke of luck” as he himself puts it, Dr. Agrawal is widely perceived as the pioneer of professional search and selection services in India. Before starting on his own, he had worked with Eaton Yale & Towne, an American multinational company in England and Union Carbide in India.
Dr. Agrawal's career is marked by many milestones - he has been the President of The Institute of Management Consultants of India, Visiting Professor at IIM Kolkata and Companion of The Institute of Management, London. Dr. Agrawal often shares his diverse experiences and vast knowledge at industry chambers and human resource forums. He has received the prestigious Shiromani Award for Outstanding Attainments and Enriching Human Life from former President of India, Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma. He has also been awarded the Rajiv Gandhi Excellence Award by Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh.
Besides giving the firm a strategic direction, Dr. Agrawal also leads the Chairman’s High Circle Practice which handles the C - Level searches for clients and has personally completed over 1,000 searches for business and functional heads across various industry practices.
He holds engineering and management degrees from British universities and a PhD from Arizona.