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Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India, 2008/02/01 - RocSearch Limited, the UK-based Research and Analytics firm, today announced the appointment of Sachin Sandhir as its Chief Executive Officer. His appointment follows the entry of David O’Brien as the firm’s Executive Chairman in October last year.
Sachin’s role at RocSearch will encompass leading the management team and strengthening its business development and global relationships by providing the right direction and focus.
Sachin has more than 13 years of cross functional experience working in start ups and large organizations in Business Development and Operations in the Real estate Development, Consulting and Knowledge Process Outsourcing industries. Sachin has a proven track record of building organizations and taking them through the inception & growth phase and creating substantial value for various stakeholders.
"After a lengthy, thorough and professional selection process, comparing an extensive list of candidates against our criteria for CEO, I am pleased to announce the decision of the RocSearch Board of Directors to select Sachin Sandhir as the company's next chief executive officer,” said David O’Brien, Executive Chairman of RocSearch.
Prior to joining Rocsearch, Sachin worked as a Senior Vice President at Helix Financial LLC and directed all product delivery, strategy and operations. Sachin was an integral part of Helix Financial from inception of the company and was responsible for developing the company’s business principles and business strategy in consultation with the promoter group, providing strategic direction to the promoters and staff, recruitment, setting up business processes and quality systems, training of staff, institutionalizing best practices and doing everything that goes into building a world class service organization which is recognized as a leader in the structured finance outsourcing space.
“Sachin’s depth of experience and leadership skills will allow us to accelerate our growth and take the company to the next level. I am keenly looking forward to work hand in hand with Sachin to achieve our future milestones,” commented Ashish Sinha, Chief Operating Officer of RocSearch.
Prior to Helix Financial, Sachin was responsible for the commercial success of the Retail business of DLF and headed various mall initiatives. DLF is the largest Real estate development company in India. Sachin has also worked with Jones Lang Lasalle Meghraj (erstwhile Chesterton Meghraj) as a General Manager- Business Development. JLLM is the Indian operations of Jones Lang LaSalle (NYSE: JLL), the only real estate money management and services firm. Sachin played a key role in establishing the JLLM brand in India by efficiently marketing its services. Sachin has also worked with Futurescape as a Director – Business Development and was responsible for the building the organization from a small start up to being recognized as one of the best known domestic CRM consulting firms.
On being asked about his arrival at RocSearch, Sachin said, "It is an honor to take the reins of this exciting company and I am thrilled with this opportunity before us in the knowledge services space. RocSearch has the potential to influence and shape the future of this emerging industry. I couldn’t be more excited.”
He also added, "RocSearch is well on its way to changing the way business is conducted in the Knowledge Services outsourcing space with a strong focus on the quality of its services. I am thrilled to have an opportunity to play a leading role in such an innovative and impactful company.”