Dr. Raju is a senior management professional who combines corporate leadership experience with marketing savvy and an understanding of interpersonal dynamics. He has over 35 years experience with Larsen & Toubro (L&T), the leading Indian engineering, construction, technology, manufacturing and financial services conglomerate with revenues of USD 12.6 B and over 60,000 employees . As a member of the top management team of L&T, Dr. Raju helmed several key business and corporate functions.

A considerable part of Dr.Raju’s experience has been in the area of Low Voltage Switchgear business, where he has handled several sales and marketing functions finally leading to P&L responsibility for the business.

He was responsible for starting and scaling up the Realty business portfolio of the company. He has led many divestments and joint ventures. He has led negotiations with the Trade Unions to maintain harmonious and productive working environment at the company’s Mumbai campus with employee strength of over 10,000.

Among the notable corporate initiatives, Dr. Raju has restructured the company’s nation-wide marketing network, created the Corporate Sustainability Structure, steered the sustainability reporting process and led a number of company-wide employee engagement initiatives. He was instrumental in strategizing and executing the Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives across the company. He has conducted several leadership development programmes for the senior management staff.

Dr.Raju was an Advisor to the Chairman of L&T Board on Realty business and on the boards of several group companies. Prior to this assignment, he was Executive Vice President-Corporate Infrastructure & Services and Head-L&T Realty.

Dr. Raju’s rich diversity of experience has given him a ring-side view of the top management and enabled him to acquire a thorough understanding of the leadership psyche. As an Executive Coach, he applies this understanding to help business leaders realize their true potential. He has coached and mentored several senior executives from manufacturing, infrastructure, technology, finance and realty sectors.

Dr. Raju is based in Hyderabad, India.

Contact

Dr. D.B. Raju
Mobile: + 91 99899 55477
Email: dbraju@ymail.com
Skype: dbraju1
Address: Hyderabad, India.

Academic Qualifications

Ph.D in Business Administration
Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering
Management Development Programme at Indian Institute of Manangement, Ahmedabad.
Technology Management Programme at Manchester Business School,U.K.

Accreditations

Accredited CEO Coach from Coaching Foundation India (CFI)
Member of CoachSource network
Qualified and accredited administrator of MBTI and FIRO-B instruments from CPP Asia Pacific..
Certified administrator of Thomas Emotional Intelligence by Thomas Assessment Pvt Ltd