IIM Ahmedabad Finals Placements 2013 - Cluster 2 on 16th and 17th Feb 2013

 | February 25,2013 04:46 pm IST

The second cluster of companies visited IIM Ahmedabad on 16th and 17th February for Final Placements 2013. Several firms had conducted pre-interview processes on 16th February 2013 in the form of group discussions and tests, and offers were extended following the interviews conducted today.

The second cluster consisted of five cohorts: Consumer Goods and Services, General Management and Leadership, Strategy and Niche Consulting, Indian Financial Services and Business Development.

The Consumer Goods and Services cohort included regular partners such as HUL, P&G, ITC, Nestle, Airtel and a first-time recruiter in the L’Oreal group. K. T. Prasad, Executive Vice President, Corporate Human Resources of ITC Limited said, “IIMA adopts a very professional approach to the conduct of the entire Placement process.We recruit individuals with the intention of creating a leadership pipeline in our organisation and hence we ensure that the senior leadership at ITC participates in identifying talent every year.”

The General Management and Leadership cohort comprised recruiters such as Mahindra group, TAS, RIL and Lodha group. The Niche Consulting cohort included firms such as Feedback Infra, TSMG, Capgemini, EXL and Cheers Interactive. Samsung, a first-time recruiter for a managerial role, recruited as part of the Business Development cohort.

L’Oreal, a first time recruiter, had a smooth recruitment process at IIMA. Gokulnath Pai, the National Sales Planning Manager of L’Oreal India, said “The co-operation of the Placement Committee was extremely encouraging for us and we look forward to
recruiting from IIMA in the future as well.”

Reliance Industries Limited and Airtel were the top recruiters in the second cluster and extended offers to 9 students each. Airtel recruited students for various roles spanning multiple functions, including international postings.

The third cluster is scheduled to be conducted on February 23, 2013.