Rohit Kale, based in Mumbai, leads Spencer Stuart’s business in India, advising clients across leadership, succession and culture issues. He is a member of the Consumer, Private Equity and Energy practices. Rohit is also a member of the firm’s Board practice and specializes in CEO transitions, leadership development and succession planning for Indian family owned companies. He focuses on companies operating in India and the broader Asia Pacific region and has more than 20 years of consulting and wide-ranging industry experience with organizations around the world.

Broad consulting and industry expertise

  • Before joining Spencer Stuart, Rohit was an associate principal with McKinsey & Company in their Mumbai and London offices, where he worked across a number of sectors including consumer, retail and energy and was a core part of the operations transformation practice. He has served clients in India, Southeast Asia, the United Kingdom and the United States.
  • Rohit previously spent six years with HSBC in Mumbai and Hong Kong in the consumer banking division, where in his last role, he was part of the Asia Pacific consumer credit risk function.
  • He began his career as a project engineer with Thermax Limited in India, helping erect and commission utility boilers.

Rohit holds an M.B.A. from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Pune. He is fluent in English, Hindi and Marathi.

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