Sharad Verma is the Asia Pacific regional leader of Boston Consulting Group’s Global Advantage practice, as well as a core member of the Industrial Goods practice, working mostly with automotive companies on strategy in rapidly developing economies. He was previously part of the BCG Ambassador program in New York and Boston.

Sharad's work in the industrial goods and automotive industries covers portfolio and growth strategy, organization development, turnaround, and profit improvement. He has years of experience working with leading Indian family businesses on defining aspirations, the role of the corporate center, and cultural transformation. He has led projects covering product topics including market concept development, product planning and design, variant management, and market launch. He is a topic expert on the subject of M&A and joint ventures, having worked with several multinational corporation and local clients on these issues. 

Sharad has co-authored the BCG report series on Global Challengers and the recent Capital Goods policy released by the Government of India. He has also worked actively with industry and government bodies including CII, AIMA, Department of Heavy Industries (Government of India), and the Steel Ministry on topics related to national policy formulation.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Joint ventures and alliances
  • Assessment of joint venture partnerships
  • Industrial goods
  • Emerging markets
  • Global advantage
  • Corporate portfolio analysis and growth strategy

EDUCATION

  • MBA, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
  • BA, chemical engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
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