R. Suresh

R. SureshManaging Director RGF Executive Search India and RGF Management Search India

"Given the dynamics of the economy and the challenges our clients face, we always empathize with them and deliver to meet their exacting specifications even if at times the specification itself keeps changing."

Managing Director – RGF Executive Search India
Managing Director – RGF Management Search India

R. Suresh has more than two decades of experience in the search industry, primarily in India. He was the Founder and Managing Director of Stanton Chase-India franchisee operations, recently acquired by RGF, which is the global brand of Recruit Holdings, a Japanese HR and information services group worth US$12.3 billion. As the Managing Director of RGF India, he is responsible for all RGF executive search practices in India.

R. Suresh had led the Executive Search practice as the Managing Director – India at Stanton Chase for 14 years. His executive search experience spans a sizeable number of managing director and CEO appointments. There are several notable examples of leading CEO appointments for multi-billion-dollar companies. He has an extensive background in consulting, manufacturing, sales and distribution, supply chain and projects. He can relate to candidates and clients in diverse sectors. Prior to joining the executive search profession, Suresh had held several managerial positions, such as for sales and distribution at Colgate Palmolive, projects at Amco Yuasa Batteries, and as head of manufacturing services at Kirloskar Electric. He holds a Master’s Degree in Industrial Engineering from NITIE. Besides the passion and commitment he brings to his chosen executive search career, R. Suresh also provides strategic advice to key clients, and is a partner in consultation for several boards, directors and chairmen in India.


R. Suresh also makes key contributions in the areas of Venture Capital and Private Equity (PE). Leveraging his PE firm network and prospective Management Buyout opportunities, he has been able to identify investment opportunities on behalf of funds. R. Suresh has a track record of multiple introductory services that have been rendered in investment opportunity identification for funds dedicated to India.

Go Back