Expansion Into India With the Hiring of Narendra Rana Country Manager of India
(Tuesday, April 17, 2012) by
The Devine Group is continuing with its international expansion and reach with the recent hiring of Narendra Rana as Country Manager, India. Rana formerly served as Managing Director, Knight Ridder Information, a global company; General Manager of International Marketing and Sales for Lexis-Nexis; Managing Partner, Amitayus Investments; President, ACP Limited, and Founder, Amitayus Leadership Development.
The Devine Group serves more than 4,000 clients worldwide and has long been dedicated to strengthening companies by providing them with insightful behavioral and psychological assessment testing so that they can improve hiring success and foster long-term talent development. Said Jeffrey Williams, Devine’s Vice President of Channel Sales and Strategic Alliances, “Narendra has a very unique and compelling background. His expertise in talent development, as well as his successful track record in revenue generation, partnership development and his global experience in more than 30 countries, is critical to our ongoing expansion and business development efforts.”
Rana has served on the board of the United Nations Resource Center and the International Diplomacy Council. He has served as an advisor to Global Women’s Leadership Network and Asia Evolution, an Asian investment banking company. Additionally, Rana was also a key member in the launch of the Global Philanthropy Forum, which had participation from CEOs of the largest U.S. companies and major foundations such as Rockefeller and Hewlett. Rana earned a Bachelors of Technology with honors from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, and a Masters from University of Colorado. He has also earned a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Cincinnati.
About The Devine Group
The Devine Group—which has been in business for more than 40 years and serves many Fortune 1000 organizations—is devoted to helping companies reduce costs, increase revenues, and enhance productivity through the use of insightful behavioral and psychological assessment testing and related human resource solutions.
The Devine Group psychologists, statistical analysts, organization development consultants and experienced human resource practitioners work together to create industry-leading predictive models that help companies take the guesswork out of hiring and talent management. Through The Devine Group’s assessment solutions, the company’s clients maximize returns on their human capital investments—all across the employee lifecycle—while reducing their risk. Through the company’s testing vehicles, it brings clarity to critical hiring and development processes.