Athena is a Progressive and a New Age
HR Consulting Firm

Athena is a progressive and new age HR Consulting firm. Since its inception in India in 2010, Athena has been pivotal in judiciously revolutionizing the executive search industry . It has defied the boundaries of conventional approach towards talent-oriented challenges by employing its unique solutions to accomplish corporate excellence.

With an exceptional team of experts and highly driven work-ethic practices, Athena is the first and the youngest firm in India to be internationally recognized and certified by the Association of Executive Search Consultants (AESC), the global benchmarking body for the executive search and leadership consulting profession. Our delivery capacity and ethos enable a global market coverage including the APAC, EMEA and the Americas.

    • • Athena’s experience leverages unprecedented solutions to even the most complex
      challenges of Human Capital.

    • • In order to achieve our client’s business objectives, our trusted Talent Advisors and panel of experts address disparate problems and deliver stellar results in varied Executive Search and Management Consulting scenarios, enabling organizations to achieve their talent agendas globally.

    • • With a progressive outlook and a strong commitment to creating solutions, Athena has partnered with several companies in diverse business scenarios involving India Entry and Expansion, Global Expansion, Mergers and Acquisitions, and Transformation and Turnaround.

    • • Since its establishment in 2010, Athena’s foundational aim has been to defy the traditional, linear, and prosaic approach that prevailed in the executive search industry.

    • • Thus, our core belief to innovate and evolve has enabled us to become pioneers on a journey to deliver distinctive first-time solutions such as Persona Due Diligence, Talent Supply Chain Solution, and distinctive Compensation and Competitive Benchmarking, addressing some of the most complex talent management challenges.

  • We, at Athena, believe in delivering monumental results by employing rigorous quality standards and a stringent code of professional practice. We follow a customized approach to address our client’s specific needs while deploying advanced scientific assessment frameworks and technological tools to deliver. The milestones we have achieved are a testament to our commitment to results:

    • 98% completion ratio of mandates.
    • 85% mandates completed under 90 days.
    • 70% new engagements from repeat clientele.
    • Over 650 successful engagement in first 10 years of operation.
    • 85% Executive Search engagements at CXO and Minus 1 level.
    • 25% of Executive Search assignments with diversity candidates.

    • • Athena takes pride in serving all its clients with equal intensity, dedication, and zeal, thus earning a relationship of trusted advisors to them.

    • • We have guided Fortune 100 companies, emerging businesses, large family offices, private equity-backed portfolio companies and leading multinational corporations to success.

    • • This business experience of managing intricate and diverse scenarios have been effectively utilized in the accurate scoping of the client’s expectations.

    • • Athena, in the last decade, has significantly transformed global businesses to address talent-oriented challenges through its avant-garde solutions and services, whilst meeting the client’s business priorities.

    • EVOLVE & INNOVATE

      Athena’s maverick services are a result of its core values to evolve and innovate. We are committed to provide unique solutions to some of the most complex executive search challenges, guided by conceptualisation and ideation.

    • TRUST & HONESTY

      We firmly believe in building a relationship of trust with our clients and thus, maintain gold standards of transparency in our services from concept to delivery.

    • KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE

      Athena has gained a wealth of experience and deep expertise in the executive search industry over decades. With our passion for innovation, we consistently try to train ourselves towards growth and development.

    • INCLUSION & DIVERSITY

      We embrace and strongly uphold the idea of unity in diversity. As an inclusive and progressive organization, we encourage diverse perspectives from all walks of life to build the best leadership teams across the world.

    • DILIGENCE & PERFORMANCE

      Our dedicated search professionals and talent management consultants put in immense perseverance and diligence in all their endeavours. It is through these highly experienced talents at Athena, that the organization’s performance transcends with every passing year.

  • Meet Our Team

    Bhavishya Sharma
    Aparna Ahuja
    Arjun Jolly
    Jigyasa Wadhwa
    Sheetal Saigal
    Tshering Dolma Gurung
    Sudipta Mitra

    Achievements

    100 Best Consulting Firm
    A diversified portfolio of services covering critical and strategic business scenarios
    100 Best Consulting Firm
    Processes complying with industry best standards and abiding by the AESC’s Code of Professional Practices
    100 Best Consulting Firm
    Fastest TAT in the executive search industry with an average delivery on C-Suite searches under 30 days
    100 Best Consulting Firm
    Successfully delivered C-level engagements and consulting assignments in global markets including APAC, EMEA, and AMERICAS
    100 Best Consulting Firm
    Only retained executive search firm to be an employee-owned organization, transferring the impact of a highly responsible, accountable, and committed team to client outcomes

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