IIM-L achieved 100% summer placement

October 16, 2014

Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow (IIM-L) achieved 100% summer placements for its 30th batch of 464 students at its recruitment drive which saw participation of 164 domestic and international recruiters. Some of the top recruiters across different sectors were Amazon, Aditya Birla Group, Accenture, MH Alshaya, Cipla, Flipkart, Goldman Sachs, Hindustan Unilever, McKinsey, P&G, The Boston Consulting Group and Wipro. The highlight of the placement season was the participation of esteemed firms like JP Morgan, Alvarez & Marsal, an international mutual fund company and four Indian private equity players. Some of the top firms from the FMCG, consumer goods and telecom sector were Asian Paints, Airtel, Coke, Colgate Palmolive, Dabur, GSK Consumer, Hindustan Unilever, ITC, Kellogg's, Mondelez, Marico, Mars, Pepsi, Reckitt Benckiser and Vodafone. In addition to the traditional sales & marketing roles, these firms offered roles in supply chain management, IT, finance, HR, analytics. P&G, which was the top recruiter in this segment, opened the highest number of profiles this year. Banking, Financial Services and Institutions (BSFI) sector saw the participation of JP Morgan this year which hired for its `Front-End Markets' profile. Firms such as American Express, Avendus Capital, BNP Paribas, Citibank, DBS, Deutsche Bank, Edelweiss, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, ICICI Bank, India Quotient Fund, Karvy, Multiples Alternate Asset Management, Macquarie, Nomura, Standard Chartered and The Indus Way Private Equity were other BSFI representatives. In the consulting domain, Accenture, Alvarez & Marsal, AT Kearney, BCG, Deloitte and McKinsey made a total of 37 offers with McKinsey and BCG being the top recruiters. The general management domain saw participation from companies such as Aditya Birla Group (ABG), Mahindra and Mahindra, RIL and TAS among others. ABG was the highest recruiter in this domain. Some of the firms from the IT, e-commerce, technology sectors were Amazon, Capgemini, Cognizant, eBay, Flipkart, HCL, Taxiforsure.com and Wipro. These firms opened not only IT, systems profiles but also roles such as sales enablement, business development, supply chain management, product marketing, strategic alliances, program manager and analytics. In the pharmaceuticals, healthcare sector, firms such as Bristol-Myers Squibb, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cipla, GSK Pharma, J&J Pharma and Novartis came for recruitment. The roles were primarily in sales and marketing, finance, operations, market research and general management. One of the niche additions to the portfolio was the social impact and education sector with a total of 14 firms (including several first time recruiters from any campus). These firms have offered roles in sales and marketing, market research, business development, finance, IT, policy research and project implementation.

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