Mr. Cherian Kuruvila

Business Mentor
Leadership Coach

Cherian Kuruvila has specific expertise of over 30 years in Sales and Marketing, P&L Operations, Retail, HR, Large Scale Project Management and Start-up Operations. He has worked in sectors like Consumer Durables, Office Automation, Telecom, HR Consulting and the Services industries, including stints as Executive Director with Modi Xerox, CEO, Karnataka with Bharti Airtel, SVP with Reliance Communications and Director, Operations with Manpower Inc.

Cherian Kuruvila is a speaker and panel member at several events organized by Industry Associations and forums. An avid blogger, he writes on various topics that act as guidelines to Entrepreneurs and Senior professionals.

  • Experiences and competencies of 28 years across 5 large MNCs/Indian Organizations, 4 industries and a variety of roles in Consumer Durables, Office Equipment, Telecom, HR Consulting and Services across 8 Indian verticals.
  • 3 of the 5 organizations were start-up experiences including a Greenfield Telecom Project as the 1st employee
  • Strong experiences in turnarounds, start-ups, Marketing, Sales, Operations, HR and a people based approach to business ownership and success
  • An Electrical Engineer from NIT with a strong process orientated, analytical and data based bent of mind with a high performance approach to business
  • Certified SHL Assessor for Senior Management Assessment


  • Sales Management
  • Product Marketing/Marketing Strategies
  • Business Strategy and planning for growth
  • Organization Restructuring and HR Policies
  • Profit Centre Management
  • SMEs and Start-up Operations
  • Retail Operations
  • Project Implementation
  • Structured Progress Review Process
  • Entrepreneurship Education
  • Leadership Workshops
  • Business Mentoring
  • Leadership Coaching