Ruder Finn India appoints Shivaram Lakshminarayan as the Chief Operations Office

Adgully Bureau |

Ruder Finn India, the Integrated Communications Consultancy, today announced the appointment of Shivaram Lakshminarayan as the Chief Operations Officer, reinforcing its commitment to strategic growth and operational excellence. Based out of the Bangalore office, Shivaram will play a pivotal role in driving business growth and operational excellence for the organization. This dynamic role involves leading client solutions, spearheading new business development, collaborating closely with the practices, and optimizing operational efficiencies.


Commenting on the appointment, Atul Sharma, CEO, Ruder Finn India and Head, Middle East said, “Shiv brings with him extensive experience across technology and corporate communications. With this appointment, we have further solidified our India leadership team to provide effective solutions for our clients and expand our operations in the country. Having witnessed Shiv's energy and expertise in action before, I am thrilled to have him on board. Together, we're set to amplify our success story in India and bring forth some exciting new chapters.


With a wealth of industry experience spanning over 21 years, Shivaram’s expertise lies in brand reputation, corporate communications, leadership positioning, employee communications, investor relations, issues and crisis management, as well as policy and government relations. In his previous assignment, he successfully built and managed teams nationwide, collaborating with global leadership, growing practices, while streamlining SOPs and SLAs for clients and teams.


Reflecting on his new role as the Chief Operations Officer, Ruder Finn India, Shivaram Lakshminarayan added, "As I step into the shoes of Chief Operations Officer at Ruder Finn India, I'm genuinely excited about being part of this dynamic team. I’ve seen Ruder Finn India’s growing at a phenomenal pace in the last five years and today, I’m very excited to get an opportunity to be a part of this amazing growth story. In this role I look forward to taking Ruder Finn India to newer heights with the talented teams here, leveraging their expertise and experience to come up with great solutions for our clients."