Nirmit Parekh along with his local team serves as Senior Partner for Allen Austin’s India office. Located in Mumbai, Nirmit has been in search for over 25 years. His career in executive search has predominantly been cross-border in nature. Nirmit’s success stories in retained search at the C-suite level spans across industries which include large Indian groups, multinational conglomerates and start–up ventures and his expertise covers a broad range of sectors including industrial, infrastructure, automotive, real estate and construction, consumer, energy, chemicals, telecommunications, metals & minerals, and life sciences and technology.
Nirmit forayed into executive search with a defined vision and indomitable passion to optimize human talent and to offer value based consulting to diversified clients. Nirmit’s eclectic and holistic consulting approach is focused on driving organizational effectiveness by creating value and nurturing thought leadership.
Nirmit has steered his efforts towards creating search expertise and knowledge repository for identifying leaders who possess the ability to build and lead high value enterprises, drive process excellence, and nurture dynamic competencies of teams.
He is also a founder of the Executive Recruiters Association and assumed responsibility as the Chairman of its Ethics Committee. In 2007, Nirmit was elected as Chairman of Penrhyn International, a role in which he served for two consecutive years. He has held the responsibility of being Director on the global board of Association of Executive Search Consultants, (AESC) and was also on their Asia Pacific Board. A strong advocate of entrepreneurship, Nirmit served on the Board of Trustees for The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE).
In December 2006, Nirmit was awarded the “Enterprise Scions Award” for Entrepreneurship Excellence in the Services Sector by Institute of Technology & Management (An affiliate of University of Hampshire).
Nirmit has completed his Engineering from University of Mumbai.