India's No.1 Investor in Recruitment


Recruitment Entrepreneur India is at the forefront of empowering recruitment professionals to not only build businesses but to create lasting value within the industry. With a strategic focus on supporting individuals at every stage of their entrepreneurial journey, from inception to expansion and exit, they provide comprehensive guidance and resources tailored to the unique challenges and opportunities of the recruitment sector.

Our investment team, including Country Managers, Nitin Bhatia and Ranjit Doshi and, Regional Managing Director, Annil Chandel are all ready to provide expert guidance and support with India's most ambitious and talented recruitment professionals.

Together with our partner and market-leading recruitment business, TekWissen India, we help ambitious individuals to launch, scale, and develop a recruitment business with real value.

 

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Our Investment Team

Divisions

JAMES CAAN CBE

Chairman

JAMES CAAN CBE

Chairman

As Chairman, James takes an active role in the investment process, working closely with the Recruitment Entrepreneur team to support you and your company. His hands-on approach enables entrepreneurs to learn from his considerable experience in founding and scaling recruitment businesses.

Annil Chandel

Regional Managing Director

Annil Chandel

Regional Managing Director

Annil began his career as a graduate trainee at Computer Futures, progressing to become the London Contracts Manager and managing a team of 40 recruiters while specializing in SAP.

He was then headhunted by a boutique SAP recruitment company to launch in Houston, Texas and later in Dubai.

Annil later joined Best People to launch their global ERP practice and eventually started his own recruitment company which he sold in 2009.

He then returned to SThree to launch their India business and later joined K2 Partnering as part of the SLT, where he launched India and helped scale their EMEAPAC business. Annil opened and delivered an account generating US$10m in revenue and $3.5m in NFI and also got involved in outsourcing services.

Rajeev Senta

Local Partner and Managing Director of TekWissen

Rajeev Senta

Local Partner and Managing Director of TekWissen

Rajeev Senta, a visionary leader based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, serves as the Managing Director at TEKWISSEN®, a global workforce solutions provider. 

With over 14 years of dedicated leadership, Rajeev has played a pivotal role in steering TEKWISSEN's success across the United States, India, UK, Canada, and Australia. A specialist in engagement and practice management, quick project sourcing, and productivity improvement, Rajeev has established a Total Talent Management Model, ensuring success in today's talent-driven market.

His extensive experience includes roles at Artech Information Systems, Horizon, and Radiant Systems Inc.

Rajeev holds an MBA from Bangalore University and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the University of Madras.

Ranjit Doshi

Country Manager

Ranjit Doshi

Country Manager

With 20+ years of diverse industry experience, Ranjit is passionate about empowering individuals to reach their full potential.

As the former CFO at Allegis India, Ranjit played a pivotal role in the company's global success as a leader in talent services and solutions. During his tenure, he contributed to strategic planning, financial analysis, team management, process improvements, and fostering strong client relationships at Allegis Group, a company with over $14 billion in annual revenues and a global presence.

Before Allegis India, Ranjit held influential positions at Eurofins India, Wipro Technologies, and Apple India, developing expertise in areas such as contract negotiation, revenue assurance, pricing strategies, due diligence, and financial planning.

Nitin Bhatia

Country Manager

Nitin Bhatia

Country Manager

Nitin has over 25 years experience in India in diverse industries comprising of start-ups and established brands. This includes 10 years experience with leading recruitment firms ManpowerGroup and Quadrangle - Search and Selection division of Info Edge India Ltd (Naukri.com)

Having worked in a highly competitive recruitment space in India, Nitin strongly believes that a team’s success lies in its ability to attract top talent and consistently acquire/build deep relationships with key customers.

Richard Pucci

Operations Director

Richard Pucci

Operations Director

Richard, with two decades in recruitment, turned loss-making accounts profitable and saved the BBC £50 million at Reed. As Operations Director, he introduced vital systems, ensured compliance, and at Manners Maclean, his strategies and system overhauls doubled revenue.

Venkat Swaroop

Associate Director - TekWissen

Venkat Swaroop

Associate Director - TekWissen

Venkata Jyothi Swaroop, an exceptional recruitment leader, combines strategic acumen with a relentless drive for learning. With a keen eye for talent and a strategic approach, they navigate the complexities of recruitment with finesse. Their commitment to growth and innovation sets them apart, ensuring success in every endeavor.

Rajaram Punyamurtula

Senior Manager Finance - TekWissen

Rajaram Punyamurtula

Senior Manager Finance - TekWissen

Rajaram Punyamurtula, a seasoned finance professional, brings depth and sincerity to his endeavors. With focused determination, he navigates complexities in finance, displaying unwavering commitment. His reputation for integrity precedes him, marking him as a trusted figure in the field.

Jamie Lusk

Investment Director

Jamie Lusk

Investment Director

Jamie architects the framework for entrepreneur support systems, preparing to replicate these across new markets. With deep organisational insight and a focus on optimisation, Jamie's international experience and cultural acumen, honed by positions at EY and projects in the US, fuel his expertise in scaling operations globally.

Dipesh Khadayat

System Administrator - TekWissen

Dipesh Khadayat

System Administrator - TekWissen

An accomplished IT professional with a wealth of experience, now poised for new challenges. Known for navigating complex technical landscapes with finesse, their expertise spans diverse domains. With a track record of excellence, they bring a unique blend of skills and innovation to every project they undertake.

Krishana Budireddi

IT Manager, TekWissen

Krishana Budireddi

IT Manager, TekWissen

Krishna, an adept IT team manager, leads with clarity and purpose. With a focus on results, they inspire their team to exceed expectations. Their straightforward approach fosters efficiency and accountability, ensuring projects are delivered on time and within budget.

Mohan Jagadeesh K

Digital Marketing Strategist

Mohan Jagadeesh K

Digital Marketing Strategist

Jagadeesh, a proficient digital marketing strategist, thrives at the intersection of creativity and analytics. With a keen eye for trends, he crafts compelling campaigns that drive results. His innovative approach and data-driven mind-set ensure optimal reach and engagement across digital platforms, making him a valuable asset in the ever-evolving digital landscape.

Kathy Walker

Head of Marketing

Kathy Walker

Head of Marketing

With over two decades in recruitment, Kathy excels in recruitment marketing, boasting strategic initiatives that bolster growth and branding. Her career spans REC, ITHR Group, and roles like Global Marketing Director at i-Pharm Consulting, culminating in her current position with Recruitment Entrepreneur since October 2023. Kathy also holds a Business and Marketing degree and a CPD-accredited Mini MBA.

Jyotsna Avala

HR Specialist - TekWissen

Jyotsna Avala

HR Specialist - TekWissen

Jyotshna, a seasoned HR professional, blends compassion with efficiency. With a keen understanding of human dynamics, she fosters a positive workplace culture while driving strategic HR initiatives. Her dedication to talent development and employee well-being makes her a trusted advocate for both the organization and its workforce.

Hemant Kumar

Talent Acquisition - TekWissen

Hemant Kumar

Talent Acquisition - TekWissen

Hemant Kumar, a dedicated project manager, embodies sincerity and loyalty in every endeavor. With an unwavering commitment to excellence, he navigates projects with precision and care. His steadfast dedication and reliability make him an invaluable asset to any team.

Sandeep Rao

L&D Specialist

Sandeep Rao

L&D Specialist

Sandeep Rao Anumalla is a seasoned L&D professional with a passion for cultivating talent and driving organizational growth. With extensive experience in learning and development strategies, he excels in designing programs that empower individuals and teams to thrive in dynamic environments.

Sophie Morris

Learning & Development Manager

Sophie Morris

Learning & Development Manager

Sophie advanced from Recruitment Consultant to a pivotal L&D role, crafting eLearning solutions. At Reed Talent Solutions, she aligned learning with business goals, enhancing retention. As Head of L&D at Hamlyn Williams for EMEA & APAC, she established the L&D function and implemented a global strategy, significantly improving recruitment metrics.

Supported by TekWissen® India

TekWissen® India, based in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, a strategic partner of Recruitment Entrepreneur India, redefines recruitment excellence through innovative solutions and advanced technology. Together, we offer comprehensive support and resources to empower recruitment professionals, enabling them to start, scale, and succeed in India's dynamic market. With TekWissen® India's cutting-edge tools and our industry expertise, we're shaping the future of talent acquisition and driving unparalleled success for our partners.

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What our partners say...

With RE’s astute offerings, deep expertise & essential resources, we will be able to drive impact, innovation, and longevity in overall returns.

The varied experience of our mentors has given us insights in marketing, operations and more; One-on-one coaching whether it’s working on your Business Plan, Marketing Strategy or building a Sales Funnel. We look forward to reaching new heights together and celebrating the milestones we accomplish as a team.

Roopa Sharma, CEO/Founder, Grok Search, India

What our partners say...

What our partners say...

Partnering with Recruitment Entrepreneur has complimented our credibility and capability.

Our expansion and success to date has been strengthened and supported through our collaborative partnership with Recruitment Entrepreneur.

Sathya John, CEO/Founder, Pronto Recruitment, Spain

What our partners say...

What our partners say...

As a CEO, I feel I have the ability to make the decision and shape a business in my own vision whilst benefiting from the advice and guidance of the highly experienced financial and strategic advisory teams.

Elaine Tyler, CEO/Founder, Venatrix, United Kingdom

What our partners say...

What our partners say...

The development and expansion of Diverse Resourcing in the Middle East was significantly enhanced by the invaluable support of Recruitment Entrepreneur and Local Partner, Wayfinders.

Their combined knowledge of the region's unique business landscape and strategic insights were crucial in navigating the challenges we faced. The guidance from the board and their expertise were instrumental in refining our business plan, ensuring a solid foundation for launching and growth. With their help, we've been able to establish a robust operation, tailored to the complexities and opportunities of the Middle Eastern market.

Jamie Marland, CEO/Founder, Diverse Resourcing, United Arab Emirates

What our partners say...

What our partners say...

Being part of the RE portfolio has truly allowed us to launch quickly and focus on the key parts of the job, generating clients and candidates and hiring the key people.

The burden of on setting up an LLC, HR, accounting, technology, and building commission schemes would’ve taken so much of my time from building the operation part of the business.

Tom Willis, CEO/Founder, Placed Recruitment, USA

What our partners say...

What our partners say...

We accelerated our growth, and launching the business was considerably smoother with the support of Recruitment Entrepreneur.

The guidance from the board and their expertise proved invaluable in securing our business plan. With their strategic insights, we navigated challenges effectively, fostering a robust foundation for sustained success.

Peter Kratochvíla, CEO/Founder, Needle Recruitment, Slovakia

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