Praveen Malhotra

Managing Partner

areas of expertise

  • Banking
  • FMCG
  • Life & General Insurance
  • Asset Management
  • Media
  • Telecom


  • MBA, IIM Ahmedabad
  • B.Sc, Hansraj College, Delhi University

One of the Architects of Executive Search Business in India, Praveen has played a pivotal role in the evolution of Executive Search Industry in India, when it started taking shape in early 90s, coinciding with economic liberalization. He co-founded and set up Positive Moves in 1992. Over the years Praveen established several practices for the firm – Banking, Insurance, Strategy Consulting, FMCG, Retail, Telecom, IT & ITeS and E Commerce.

Praveen has been a Strategic Business Advisor to several corporations, especially at an entry/ start-up phase, in developing Organization Design and Talent Strategy & Solutions. He has played a key role in building the Management Teams of several Global corporations across diverse industries – Banking, Insurance, Asset Management, FMCG, Retail, IT Services, E Commerce, Media & Telecom. Praveen has been at the forefront of the firm’s global expansion across US, EMEA, and Asia Pacific.

He set up an innovative, highly specialized global practice focusing on hiring leaders in Transformation, Technology and Digital ecosystem, to align with the needs of clients globally. In the last 2 years, Praveen set up partnerships with several global Private Equity firms to identify and hire talent for the portfolio companies – across advisory, board and executive roles.

contact details

11 Floor, One Horizon Center, DLF Phase V, Golf Course Road, Sector 43, Gurugram, Haryana 122002

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