Source | The Economic Times : By Sreeradha Basu
MUMBAI: IIM Lucknow has completed final placements for its 2015-17 batch, with 170 recruiters making offers to the 435 students, in a record time of just over three days. The recruitment drive saw participation from over 170 domestic and international recruiters.
The top segments based on roles offered were sales & marketing (26%), finance (23%), consulting (22%), e-Commerce (8%), systems/IT (12%) and general management (9%). The rest of the offers came from domains such as market research, analytics and HR.
Some of the top recruiters across different sectors were Accenture, Aditya Birla Group, Amazon, Avendus, Goldman Sachs, Hindustan Unilever, TAS and The Boston Consulting Group. First-time recruiters included Clinton Health Access Initiative, EMAAR, Societe Generale among others. International profiles were offered by Capgemini, EMAAR, M.H. Alshaya, UAE Exchange and Olam International.
In the FMCG/consumer goods/telecom/digital media sector, firms participating included AirtelBSE -0.40 %, Colgate PalmoliveBSE 1.12 %, Dr Reddy’s, GSK, Hindustan Unilever, ITCBSE 0.30 %, Marico, P&G, Pepsi, Samsung, Star TV and United Breweries. In addition to the traditional sales & marketing roles, these firms offered roles in supply chain management, IT, corporate finance, HR and analytics.
The BFSI sector saw offers by firms such as Amex, Altisource, Avendus Capital, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citibank, DBS,HSBC, Goldman Sachs, ICICI Bank, Kotak Investment Banking, o3 Capital and Societe Generale among others. The major roles were in front end investment banking, global markets, investment research, corporate/wholesale/retail banking, market research, trading and operations.