The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) emerged as the top recruiter at the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad,where 110 firms took part in the Summer Placement programme that concluded recently.
BCG was the top recruiter across clusters,picking up 14 students from the PGP batch of 2013-15,stated a release from the institute on Monday. Among the global investment banks,Goldman Sachs was the highest recruiter,having made seven offers to students for roles in financial markets,investment banking and quantitative strategy.
Aditya Birla Group and GE were the top recruiters among conglomerates,extending 10 offers each to students for their management leadership programmes. Meanwhile,in the Consumer Goods and Services sector,Johnson & Johnson was the top recruiter,making nine offers. E-commerce firms,Amazon and Ahmedabad-based Infibeam were the joint leaders in the Technology,Internet and E-Commerce sector,having extended nine offers each to students.
For the first time,Private Equity firms such as Indus Balaji,IvyCap Ventures and Kalaari Capital hired students for their parent company from the institute. Bank of America,Merrill Lynch,Barclays,Citibank,CW Downer & Co,Deutsche Bank,Espirito Santo,Goldman Sachs,HSBC,JP Morgan,Morgan Stanley,Nomura, Royal Bank of Scotland, Standard Chartered and UBS were the global investment banks that recruited students from the batch,placed in three different clusters.
Banks and financial institutes such as Altisource-Ocwen,American Express,Axis Bank,Aviva,DBS,MasterCard,Swiss RE and World Bank also recruited from IIM-A. Recruiters in the consulting space included global strategy consulting firms as well as niche consulting firms: Accenture, Alvarez & Marshal, Arete Advisors, Bain & Company,Booz & Company, Feedback Ventures,Hay Group,KPMG,McKinsey & Company, PricewaterhouseCoopers,Synergy Consulting,The Boston Consulting Group among others. In the Consumer Goods and Services sector,the list of recruiters included Airtel,Alshaya,Asian Paints,Coca-Cola,Dabur,GlaxoSmithKline,Hindustan Unilever,ITC,Johnson & Johnson,Nestle,Pepsi,Raymond,Star TV,Wipro among others. Shell and Tata Steel offered roles for sales & marketing and operations,while in the pharmaceutical sector Abbott, Boehringer Ingelheim,Cipla and Dr Reddys offered roles across various functions.