Noida | 12 June 2017

Gi Group announced that Sanjit Banerjee, previously Director at Experis, ManpowerGroup has joined Gi Group India as Executive Director of Elixir Consulting –the Contingent Search brand of Gi Group, reporting to the International Business Senior Director & Country Head of India –Daniele Merlerati.

Sanjit will be responsible for developing the Elixir brand further on the lines of Gi Group’s global brand for Search & Selection – Wyser. Elixir has redefined the way recruitment is done in India with cutting edge expertise in recruitment for various industry verticals as it has different recruitment teams for different industry practices, along with a team that specializes in recruiting for African, South Asian and Middle East markets.

The recruitment teams of Elixir set the standard for the industry with use of industry’s best candidate management system which is followed by Gi Group globally.

“I am thrilled that Sanjit will be joining our team”, says Merlerati. “He is one of the most experienced search and selection talent in the industry and has experience of business turn-around and shares our values and our focus on service. He has extensive experience in creating brand values that can be of great assistance in creation of employee value proposition for Gi Group.”
Sanjit has worked closely with leaders of Manpower Group, LG Electronics, and handled marketing & advertising assignments with J. Walter Thompson and BBDO before stepping into the world of Talent scouting.

During his assignment with the Manpower Group India, he had set up their Executive Search and RPO divisions and managed the complete permanent recruitment business of the group under the Experis brand. He also helped in setting up the Recruitment Shared Services, known as the CORE.

He was the recipient of Global Power Award for achieving business turnaround in India.
Commenting on his appointment, Sanjit Banerjee said, “I am honoured to lead Gi Group. In Gi Group, we have strong capability and excellent track record of hunting talents for mid and senior level leadership assignments. This was confirmed further during my meetings with some of the top clients across the country. We will continue to drive that and further improve with introduction of new processes.”

About Gi Group
Gi Group is one of the world’s leading companies in the area of human capital solutions providing services in various domains of talent acquisition. The group is active in the field of Search & Selection, Domestic & International Recruitment, Temporary & Permanent Staffing, Recruitment Process Optimization (RPO), Executive Search and HR Consulting & Training.

The group has direct and indirect presence and strategic partnerships in about 40 countries across Europe, Asia, America and Africa. In India, Gi Group has offices in 10 major cities.

In 2016, Gi Group supplied over 12,000 companies, with a turnover of 1,660 million Euros.

The Group has developed a strong expertise in recruiting for large and multinational organisations, for which it has implemented global solutions (e.g. Managed Services; Statutory Compliance) through specialist divisions and dedicated local and international teams. Gi Group has been present in India since 17 years, helping clients implement highly crucial projects through hiring great talent. It has been constantly innovating its services in order to remain ahead of times.

Ranked globally and in India, as one of the largest staffing firms by Staffing Industry Analysts, the Group is also a Global Corporate Member of CIETT, the International Confederation of Private Employment Agencies. In India, Gi Group is one of the founding members of Indian Staffing Federation (ISF) and is a long term strategic member of National HRD Network.

For further information, please contact:
Nimesh Sharma
Lead – Corporate Communications
Gi Group, India
+91 9899144024


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