Debashis H Poddar is a Founder & CEO of Ffirst Idea Advisors Pvt Ltd., one of the leading Management Consulting Firms in India. A vastly experienced professional, he has built, managed, mobilized, and directed a spectrum of business operations over his venerable career.
His almost 3 decades of professional experience includes business turnaround strategy, organization building, creating and expanding market presence in domestic and international markets, managing transitions from family-owned business to professional management and working across diverse global cultures by frequently visiting almost 40 countries. On the strength of his mentorship, several organizations have been transformed into high-quality, learning and contributing systems.
After successfully working on his last professional assignment as CEO from 2011 to 2016 for Bombay Dyeing Textile Division which is the flagship company of the Wadia group, he has established his own consulting firm as Ffirst Idea Advisors Pvt Ltd in 2016.
Mr. Poddar is known for his strategic thinking, leadership qualities and ability to handle and motivate large teams. Given his unmatched experience and varied skill sets, he climbed the corporate ladder rapidly in his career and became CEO at the age of 37 in Donear, heading, managing and developing various departments across several companies.
He has experience in handling complete Textile Value Chain right from Spinning to Retailing.