Rakesh Damani a business strategist

Professional Synopsis
MBA – Finance and Marketing The Ohio State University Columbus, Ohio, USA
BSc. – Physics St, Xavier’s’ College Mumbai, India
Experience: 21 + years
• Promoted several businesses growing them into successful companies including getting them listed/ or exiting at an suitable time
• Advised USA retailers on methods to generate greater revenues
• Developed information memorandum for technology Startups and other businesses. Created financial models help evaluate strategy for companies in USA and India
• Arranged funding from Financial Institutions/ investors and Private equity funds
• New product development, Brand Building, Marketing Strategies, distribution channel development
• Streamlined financial processes and improved cash flows, and developed financial models
• Created decision matrixes
Knowledge Areas:
Food and Beverage, E-commerce, Technology, Printing and Packaging, Real estate, Hospitality, Education, Financial Services, Retailing, and Wholesale distribution, Leisure, Sports academies, trading
Areas of Expertise –The following disciplines are my area of expertise
• Brand Development, Business Development, Marketing and sales
➢ Brand creation, positioning and placement
➢ Marketing and sales strategies, execution and monitoring
➢ New market penetration
➢ Lead Generation strategies
• Business Growth
➢ Business Plans, project reports, feasibility studies
➢ Financial Structuring and syndication
➢ Financial modeling
➢ New Product / Service development
➢ Cash Flow Management
➢ Budgeting as a driver of growth- process development and monitoring
• Management development
➢ Organisational planning, leadership development
➢ Decision matrix
➢ Process development


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