About Flex-i Partners

Our Team

MANOJ THELAKKAT
CEO

Manoj heads Flex-I Partners. He has over 20years of experience across Banking, Telecom and Consumer Durable industry.
Prior to joining Flex-I Partners, Manoj worked with ICICI Bank, India’s leading Bank, handling mortgages. Earlier, he had successful stints with Idea Cellular, Reliance Communications and Blowplast Ltd in sales and marketing functions.

MRIDUL MENON
Managing Director- Head of Telecom Practices

Mridul heads the International Operations for Flex-I Partners.He has over 20 years of experience in the Telecom Industry with Bharti Airtel Ltd, Reliance Communications Ltd & Escotel Mobile Communications Ltd. Prior to joining Flex-I Partners, he was the National Trade Marketing Head for Bharti Airtel Ltd. He has handled various roles in Sales & Marketing. His experience in Trade Marketing, Distribution, Brand Management, Product Development helps in enhancing the knowledge pool of Flex-I Partners and enabling the candidate selection in these spheres. Mridul has done his Masters in Marketing Management.

JEFFREY ASSELSTINE
Partner - Head of Banking Practices

Jeffrey was the CEO of HSBC in Russia, and at the time of appointment was the youngest country manager in the HSBC Group. He was also the General Manager of International and Private Banking with Qatar National Bank. Jeffrey is a career international banker having lived and worked in 8 different countries in 18 years. These countries include: Canada, Hong Kong, Oman, Dubai- UAE, London, Lebanon, Russia and Qatar. He has been overseas now for almost 20 years, of which 12 of those years have been in the Middle East.

SAIF SAID NASSER AL HADHRAMI
Partner - Head of Oil & gas Practices

Saif has over 30 years of experience and served his career with MODES and has vast knowledge on Administration, Operation & Maintenance areas.

N S SHASTRI
Partner – Head of Finance Practices

Chartered Accountant in practice for more than 25 years. Provide comprehensive services aiming to be a single point contact for business houses especially for small and micro enterprises. Advised of clients which cuts across various industries including IT & ITeS, FMCG, pharmaceuticals and real estate

ASHWIN SAFAYA
Business Partner - Delhi(NCR)

Ashwin Safaya is the Business Partner for Delhi ( NCR) and is engaged in forming and managing client relations for the geography.

RATHEESH MOHAN
Head - Business Development, India

Ratheesh heads Business Development and Client Relations for India business. He joined Flex-I Partners in the year 2008. He has been part of Organizations like Reliance Communications, ICICI Bank & HDFC Bank handling various roles spread across Sales and Client Relations. He has been part of numerous New Product launches in the Telecom & Banking industries during his career. His exposure in Client Relationship Management enhances his ability to meet Flex-I's clients’ requirements and thus helping in a successful delivery. Ratheesh has Master Degree in Business Administration & Computer Applications.

NEETHA POOJARI
Head -Talent Sourcing India

Neetha heads the Talent Sourcing team in Flex-I Partners. She has over 9 years of experience in search industry. She has been with the Flex-I Partners since its inception in 2006. Prior to Flex-I Partners she has worked with TeamLease Services, India’s leading staffing company, handling temporary staffing. She was awarded the ‘National Top Performer’ during her tenure with Team Lease. Neetha started her career with Stallion Pharmaceuticals in HR, where she led recruitments, performance management, professional developments and employee satisfaction initiatives.Neetha completed her MBA in HR .Her recent closures include, CEO for a Korean Conglomerate and Head- Broking for an NBFC in UAE.

MARIA GLORIA
Head – Talent Sourcing International

Maria joined Flex-I Partners in the year 2009 as part of the Talent Sourcing team. She has over 11 years of experience in search industry. Her last assignment was with INX Services heading Non-IT vertical. In her 7 year stint with INX, she has been consistently rated among the Top performers and has received many Client Appreciations as a testimony to the same. In her current role, Maria handles a team of Senior Consultants and has been instrumental in delivering senior management searches across Banking, Telecom, Manufacturing & FMCG Industries.
Her recent closures include, Head- Islamic Banking for a leading bank in UAE and Head products for a leading bank in GCC.

Strengths

Swift

Insight

Discretion

Partnership

Team

Methodology

Our search process includes discrete Headhunting from targeted companies, industry mapping, advertising, networking through our extensive global networks, utilizing our proprietary database of pre-screened global candidates and more. targets and timeline are done Requirement Analysis

Requirement Analysis

Agree with client on the details of the requirement , search strategy, potential targets and timeline.

Prospect Identification

Candidates matching client requirements are identified through various methods like direct contacts/networking, database etc.

Short Listing

Discreet calls made to candidates after 1st level screening, client confidentiality maintained if required.

Interview Coordination

Coordinate interview scheduling and post interview feedback, act as a conduit between the client and the candidates.

Salary Expectation and On Boarding

Assist in aligning the client and candidate on salary, joining date and other on boarding requirements.

Our Clients

Locations

Ground Floor
TNT Tower, #17
Infantry Road, Bangalore
Karnataka – 560001
Contact : +91 80 42699599
email : info@flexipartners.com

India

19th Floor, Creative Tower
PO Box 4422, Fujairah
United Arab Emirates
Contact : +971 529363692
email : mridul@flexipartners.com

UAE

Athaibah Plaza, Second Floor
Office No.23
Ghala Exhibition Street
Muscat ,Sultanate of Oman.
Contact : +968 9704 8303
email : vinod@flexipartners.com

Oman

PO Box ​30747
Al Muthanna COmplex
1st Floor, Office 16
Salwa Road, Doha- Qatar
Contact : +974 4016 0963
email : nithya@flexipartners.com

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