Delna Avari

Delna Avari is a global business leader with significant leadership experience across India, Europe and ASEAN. She has transformed business operations into centres of excellence through restructuring, business model innovation and go-to-market advantage. She has received over 100 industry awards for excellence in business and marketing including being recognised as one of the top 50 influential women leaders in India.

Prior to establishing her consulting practice; Delna held senior management positions with Tata Motors and served as a Director on Board for Concorde Motors Limited. At Tata Motors; she was part of the senior leadership core team that led the transformation of the Passenger Vehicles Business Unit (2011-2016). She was responsible for the profitable turnaround of UK and European operations for commercial vehicles (2004-2006) as well as the successful business entry into Thailand and development of the business creation strategy for ASEAN (2007-2010).
A Fulbright Fellow for Leadership from Carnegie Mellon University in 2010; she started her professional career with the Tata Administrative Services; completing assignments with Tata Motors, Tata Steel, Tata Tea, Tanishq and TMTC. She has also consulted on leadership development, diversity and inclusion across global markets, and has coached founders and CXOs, mentored technology start-ups and women-led businesses. She has spoken across forums on business transformation and growth, self-leadership, team and brand management.

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