Team & Leadership Excellence

About Ranjan

RANJAN L G De SILVA, Partner -Senior Management Consultant – Sensei International;

ranjan-about-me1Ranjan is an extremely experienced Executive Team Leadership Catalyst & Coach, helping leaders, teams and individuals be more aligned, passionate, emotionally engaged and confident and thereby deliver spectacular results.

He has an ideal mix of practical and theoretical grounding which makes his input value-adding to the clients. Ranjan’s practical experience comes from 30 years of corporate leadership, from his time as Director of the food business of John Keells Holdings a leading Asian conglomerate, and subsequently for various SENSEI clients over the last 15 years. As a CEO Success specialist he led Agora Supermarkets as ‘Chief Executive Officer’ and Apollo Hospital Dhaka (part of a leading Asian tertiary care hospital chain) as ‘Director Strategy Execution’, playing the CEO roles in these organizations for 5 years and creating winning cultures during his tenure.

Ranjan and his fellow consultants of Sensei International created the path-breaking tool, Human Performance Index [HPI], which is believed to be a pioneering effort in this area. Ranjan presented this at the Bangalore HR summit on the 17th of December 2011 and his paper received the 2nd Runner Up Award out of 22 papers presented.

He has provided consultancy and training for people at all levels of organisations in Vietnam, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Qatar, Pakistan, Oman, Morocco, Maldives, Malaysia, India, Indonesia, Kuwait, Egypt, Canada, Bangladesh, Bahrain & Algeria. His multinational clients in these various countries include Apollo Hospital, Berger, British American Tobacco, Coats, DHL, Glaxo Smithkline [GSK], Maersk, Mashreq Bank, Nestle, Nokia Siemens Networks, Novartis, HSBC, Holcim, Ranbaxy, Reckitt Benckiser, Singer, Siemens, Sri Lankan Airlines, Svitzer Wijsmuller, Topaz Marine, Unilever and various local companies in these markets.

His theoretical grounding is derived from the Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing [CIM] UK, where he received the gold medal for the best results in the world. His MBA is from the Postgraduate Institute of Management, University of Sri Jayawardenepura. He is an accredited trainer in delivering the personal transformation programme, ‘Mastery of Self through Neuro Linguistic Programming’ and its derivatives.

Ranjan is a Fellow of CIM and a Past Chairman of CIM, Sri Lanka Branch. These roles and his current role at SENSEI have enabled him to network with corporate leaders of top companies. He has also networked with management ‘gurus’ of the calibre of Tom Peters, Edward De Bono, Jack Trout, Ron Kaufman, Bob Urichuck and Omar Khan with whom he has shared the stage. All these relationships have been a tremendous influence in his development as a world-class Team Leadership specialist & CEO Success Coach.

He has shared the stage with Bob Urichuck and co-delivered with him mega learning events including ‘Sales Power’. He is the author of the highly acclaimed book, ‘Mind Programming for Sales Success’. The new, further enriched edition of the book titled ‘A Better Way to Sell – Sales Mastery through Self Mastery’ was published by Pearson.

Added to having his own blog which can be read on this website, Ranjan is also a lead contributor in a LMD blog pertaining to Sri Lankans living abroad. This blog can be read at: http://lmd.lk/2012/06/19/sri-lankan-overseas/#comment-3400