Soon after the exit of Vinita Bangard and Manish Porwal from Percept Talent Management's (PTM) leadership role, Percept has appointed Shailee Sanghvi (pictured) as the chief operating officer (COO).
Prior to this, Shailee was the associate VP of PTM and has been with the Percept Group since January 2003. As AVP in PTM she handled the sales and marketing portfolio of corporates, as well as the celebrity management and relationship management portfolios.
Commenting on her appointment, Shailee said, "I am honoured to lead India’s premier talent management company. I've had the privilege of working with some of the best talent and clients that one could wish for - both locally and globally. I look forward to taking PTM to the next level in the coming years and establishing it not just as India’s best but a global name in the field of talent management."
Said Shailendra Singh, Joint MD, Percept Limited, "Shailee has abundant experience and exposure in the field of talent marketing, and we are confident that PTM will grow even further under her able leadership."
In an official statement, Percept has further stated that Vinita Bangard who stepped down from her post of COO, will continue with the company till 30 April, 2010. She has cited "compelling family obligations and the extended time-off that will be required by her to tackle these personal issues" as her reason for taking a break from PTM.
Bangard said, “I have spent over 15 years with the Percept Group, and it has been an exciting and fruitful journey which I will cherish immensely. I needed to take an extended break due to certain personal compulsions, and will utilize this interim period to figure out the next phase of my journey."
Further, Percept has also stated that Manish Porwal's (outgoing CEO) contractual term with PTM was for 2 years lasting up to 2 January, 2010. Talks are currently in progress between the him and the Board of Directors towards his working in an advisory capacity in the Intellectual Property (IP) space.