Naresh T Raisinghani, CEO & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, BMGI, Breakthrough Management Group International

December 15, 2011 0

Q. Kindly give our readers an introduction to your business. Please include what your business is all about, in which city you are located and if you have offices in multiple locations/ cities.

Ans. BMGI India is a part of Breakthrough Management Group International a Global consulting firm. BMGI India specializes in providing management consulting solutions. BMGI India specializes in providing services to organizations in Asia-Pacific Region and is acknowledged as a world leader in performance excellence. Over the years, we have worked across different industry verticals and have partnered with our clients to create sustainable business advantage.

BMGI has 15 international offices spread across 13 countries offering management consulting solutions world over. In India, BMGI is headquartered at Nariman Point, Mumbai.

Q. How did the idea for inception and service offerings of BMGI India come about?

Ans. In 2002, there were not many consulting firms focusing on providing execution support for their recommendations. “We observed several Indian organizations struggling with great but difficult-to-implement recommendations, leading to limited benefits at ground level. It was felt that India and the Asia-Pacific region could definitely benefit from having a BMGI India office, as BMGI was recognized for delivering results by demonstrating implementation at the work place.

Initially, our services were focused towards providing consulting solutions to solve critical problems plaguing the companies and gradually based on the demand from our clients we today provide consulting services in innovation, strategy, problem solving and business transformation.

Q. Please tell our readers about some of the clients for which BMGI India has worked.

Ans. BMGI India operates across all sizes of companies from large to small. Some of the large clients which BMGI India has supported include Vodafone, John Deere, Reliance Industries, Asian Paints, Bajaj Auto, HUL, Marico, Piramal Healthcare, ITC and TCS amongst others. Additionally, we also support small organisations such as Rubberband, FX School, FRR Forex and other who are interested in a scorching pace of growth, and are aiming to become leaders in their chosen field in times to come.

Some specific client examples under our four categories of service include:

  • Innovation: Enabling organizations such as Piramal, RMS and others to think out of the box and harnessing innovation with the structured D4 methodologies of BMGI. Sudarshan Chemicals has achieved breakthrough results in two of its product piloted using D4 metholody.
  • Strategy: Enabling L&T Hydrocarbon SBG deploy their strategy using the Balanced Scorecard.
  • Problem Solving: Enabling ITC, internalizing best practices of Lean and Six Sigma in their various businesses such as Cigarettes, Leaf and Tobacco Division, Foods Division and Personal Care Division.
  • Business Transformation: Enabling Sudarshan Chemicals in their journey towards becoming the 4th largest pigment player in the world.

Q. How is BMGI India different from other consulting firms?

Ans. “One of the key differentiators setting us apart is that we guarantee results, which is something that most consulting firms shy away from. We are willing to stake a significant part of our professional fees on the results we achieve for our clients. In addition, we prefer to deploy experts who have the ability to deal with chronic and complex business problems and deliver sustainable results.”

Q. How in your opinion, approach of Indian and Asian firms towards management consulting services has changed over the years and how has it affected BMGI’s scope of operations?

Ans. Over the last 5 years, BMGI India has seen soaring demand for the management consulting services. This is due to the changing scenario of growing acceptance by the business community for the benefits of external consultancy.. Indian and typical Asian firms have been quick in understanding the impact of globalization and have been seeking adopting of best-in-class practices to compete and lead in the international arena.

BMGI India services are specifically tailored for supporting companies of the Asia-Pacific region in breakthrough innovation, strategy planning & implementation, solving chronic and complex problems, and transforming their businesses to next level. Such services are offered by organizing VC / PE capital for high growth firms, professionalizing the family business, providing business diversification options and ensuring data driven decision making through business analytics. BMGI India has doubled its strength and has expanded by opening a new office in Mumbai to gear itself to support more companies as India steps into the next decade of accelerated growth.

Q. What kind of culture exists in your organization?

Ans: BMGI India encourages strict entrepreneurial culture in the team. BMGI India grooms each team member to exceed the delivery promise on whatever has been committed to the clients.

A common link transcends through every member of BMGI: relentless passion to convert imagination into realistic results. BMGI picks highly talented people from various backgrounds who have been performers in life, delivered extraordinary results and are more interested in creating a difference in life than just a plush 9-5 job.

Q. What are the contributions of BMGI India as a knowledge leader towards the industry?

Ans: BMGI has been the knowledge partner for CII for the last two years for

  • Innovation Conclave
  • Lean Six Summit

As thought leaders, BMGI experts have written numerous highly acclaimed action oriented books on Innovation, Lean and Six Sigma besides writing several articles on Strategy Implementation, Hoshin Kanri, Balanced Scorecard amongst others.

In the international arena, BMGI is the Knowledge Partner for IQPC across the globe and concluded the

Lastly, BMGI India also encourages budding talents and future leaders of the world by partnering with IIM Ahmedabad, Kolkata and Lucknow consulting clubs for national level events giving them opportunities to brainstorm solutions based on latest issues of industry.

Q. Where do you see BMGI India in 20 years?

Ans. In the coming years, BMGI India would continue its result based consulting and focus on client service. In times to come we nurture the vision to establish ourselves as one of the most respected consulting firm in the industry and rank among the top 3 in APAC region in consulting revenues.