Ranjan L G De Silva, Partner -Senior Management Consultant
Ranjan is an extremely experienced Team Leadership Specialist & CEO Success Coach, focusing on helping teams to be more aligned, passionate, emotionally engaged, communicate better, and thereby deliver spectacular results.
Ranjan has an ideal mix of practical and theoretical grounding which makes his input value adding to the clients. His practical experience comes from 30 years of corporate experience, from his time as Director of the food business of John Keells Holdings a leading Asian conglomerate, and subsequently for various SENSEI clients over the last 15 years. As a CEO Success specialist he lead ‘Agora’ Supermarkets as Chief Executive Officer’ and ‘Apollo Hospital Dhaka as Director Strategy Execution’ playing the CEO roles of both these organizations for 5 years creating winning cultures during his tenure.
Ranjan and his fellow consultants of Sensei International created the path-breaking tool, Human Performance Index [HPI], which is believed to be a pioneering effort in this area. Ranjan presented this at the Bangalore HR summit on the 17 of December 2011 and his paper received the 2nd runner up award out of 22 papers presented.
He has provided consultancy and training for people at all levels of organisations in Vietnam, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Russia, Qatar, Pakistan, Oman, Maldives, Malaysia, India, Indonesia, Kuwait, Egypt, Canada, Bangladesh and Bahrain. His multinational clients in these various countries include Apollo Hospital, British American Tobacco, DHL, Glaxo Smithkline [GSK], Maersk, Nestle, Nokia Siemens Networks, Novartis, HSBC, Holcim, Ranbaxy, Reckitt Benckiser, Singer, Siemens, Sri Lankan Airlines, Svitzer Wijsmuller, Unilever and various local companies in these markets.
His theoretical grounding is derived from the Postgraduate Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing [CIM] UK, where he received the gold medal for the best results in the world at the final examination. His MBA is from the Postgraduate Institute of Management, University of Sri Jayawardenepura. He is an accredited trainer in delivering the personal transformation programme, ‘Mastery of Self through Neuro Linguistic Programming’ and its derivatives.
Ranjan is a Fellow of CIM and a Past Chairman of CIM, Sri Lanka Branch. These roles and his current role at SENSEI have enabled him to network with corporate leaders of top companies. He has also networked with management gurus of the caliber of Tom Peters, Edward De Bono, Jack Trout, Ron Kaufman and Robert Holden, all of whom have spoken at various events organised by Sensei. His mentor, friend and partner, Omar Khan has been a tremendous influence in his development as a world-class Team Leadership specialist & CEO Success Coach.
He is also a part of the panel of great speakers and trainers promoted by Right Selection the premier training and event Management Company in the Middle East.
He has shared the stage with Bob Urichuck and co-delivered with him the mega learning experience ‘Sales Power’ 3 times in Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. He is the author of the highly acclaimed book, ‘Mind Programming for Sales Success’ and it’s new, further enriched edition of the book titled ‘A Better Way to Sell – Sales Mastery through Self Mastery’ was published by Pearson.