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Shiv Agrawal

Managing Director

Shiv is a management graduate from the London Business School and possesses over 20 years of experience in the executive search and selection industry. He has led the organization for the past 15 years with a consistent and undivided focus, resulting in ABC emerging as the largest recruitment services firm in India. ABC has over 550+ professionals with offices in 8 cities in India. Under his leadership, ABC provides effective Talent solutions across organizations through its 24 industry practices. The firm has grown from 150 consultants nationwide to over 550 today, and has resiliently withstood the challenges of a changing global market.


Shiv is a second generation entrepreneur and joined ABC while studying in college and followed a diverse path within the firm. He began his career in 1995 and thereafter moved to Delhi from the Kolkata office. He took over as CEO of ABC Consultants in 2005 and the organisation tripled its revenue within a span of 5 years. He was an integral part of the team that oversaw a successful JV with Manpower Inc. Post this JV, he moved the firm from a single service to a multi-product one and launched 4 new businesses (FlexAbility, HeadCount, HeadHonchos & Chairman’s High Circle) in the past 8 years.


An avid cricket aficionado, an art collector, Shiv was the lead guitarist in a rock band in his younger days. He has featured on Young Turks on CNBC and won the Vodafone Drive into the Big League contest in the past. He is an Independent Director on the board of Dr. Agarwal’s Healthcare Limited, a Chennai headquartered chain of eye hospitals. Shiv is a member of the Delhi Chapter of Young Professionals Organization (YPO).


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