Pavan Karimbil, Managing Partner (India and International Operations)

An engineer by background, Pavan started out as a marketing expert in the Heavy Engineering and the allied sector, and spent over 8 years in Specialty Steel, Forgings for the Auto/Auto Components sector etc. He spent the next 12 years in the Consulting space, executing CXO & Board Level hires across Industry verticals, while working with organisations with enviable reputations in providing staffing solutions such as Ma Foi Management Consultants Ltd., Adecco Peopleone Pvt. Ltd., EMA Partners International, etc. 

He leverages on his excellent communication skills, his past experience of manufacturing & services (including Financial Services), and the deep understanding of the cultural diversity that is India vis-à-vis the global environment owing to his avid travellings, to identify and incubate new businesses (European Multinationals and German entities) in India from scratch, either through JVs, Contract Manufacturing, or Direct Involvement. Equipped with an amazing knack of identifying the needs of the clientele and skilfully maneuvering action-based, result-oriented plans, he has been the driving force behind the Engineering, Technology & Infrastructure arm of Mutual PR, creating value based communication platforms for clients at large.

A multifaceted person, Pavan has emerged as the perfect mentor for national and multinational corporations likewise wishing to set base in India, who believes in providing solutions that go beyond the conventional PR and integrates the groundwork with the complex analyses.

When he is not devising strategies to establish and amplify a business, or networking, Pavan can be found on adventurous trails (100km Oxfam trail trek through the Sahyadris - the most recent feat); and it wouldn't be a surprise if he is humming tunes while exploring as he was once a vocalist for Jazz-Rock bands and has even performed live on numerous occasions. Although he's an outdoorsy kind of a person, he even indulges in the beauty of words, be it through reading or writing and aspires to publish his own musings soon.