About Proxima

Proxima is a management consulting firm that helps organizations improve performance through effective people, process, and financial management.

We act as agents of change, helping your organization's administration make big decisions in the areas of human capital strategy, process excellence and management, and risk and capital management.

Proxima is headquartered in Chennai, India, but services customer all over the country and the world.

Key Members

M R Rajaram, Chairman

M R Rajaram after a long association of 35 years with ICI India Limited, retired from the services of the Company in April 2007. He had held several key positions including that of the Chief Financial Officer and Wholetime Director of the Company. He has managed a number of businesses in India including turning around and successful divestment of a few which is valued around US $ 500 Mn. He was, inter alia, responsible for Mergers and Acquisitions and played a major role in the reshaping of the business portfolio of the Company.

M S Sanjeev, Director & CEO

Over 18 years of experience in services sector. In 2008, founded Proxima, a management and leadership consulting company headquartered at Chennai, India with delivery centre at Mysore. Successfully managed consulting assignments across industries in the area of Strategy, Business and organisation restructuring, Human Resources Management, Business Process Management. Successfully led over 100+ Executive search assignments and facilitated clients to hire level 5 leaders across Asia Pacific, ASEAN, GCC, US, and Europe.

He was the founding member and Client Partner at Confiar Global, an Executive Search firm based in Gurgaon. He was the Principal Consultant at Ma Foi Global Search Services Ltd. He was also the member for Group's Management Council. Prior to Ma Foi, he was with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for over 8 years. Some of the key areas which he worked include - Manufacturing, Energy & Infrastructure, Real Estate, Textiles, Media & Entertainment.

He is an Bachelor of Commerce and MBA (Finance) from University of Mysore.

M A Krishnamurthy, Advisor - Risk & Capital Management

Mr. Krishnamurthy is a Chartered Accountant with over thirty five years of service in the private and public sectors including Reliance Industries and all-India financial institution-IFCI. He has rich experience in the operational aspects of project finance as also financial services (fund-based and fee-based) like leasing, loan syndication, underwriting, trusteeship and issue management.

He served as a nominee director on the boards of several IFCI-assisted corporates. He was one of the key members of the team responsible to raise funds from domestic institutions and banks for the Hazira and Jamnagar projects of Reliance and handled administration of the domestic and overseas borrowings of Reliance and major group companies thru SAP-treasury module.

Vision, Values, Mission


To create value for all stakeholders.


To enable all stakeholders to create consistently exceptional value through long-term relationships with trust and respect.


  • To show unparalleled understanding of the customer's needs and market
  • To seize opportunities rapidly to create value for all stakeholders
  • To consistently improve operational performance
  • To hire, inspire and develop outstanding organizations
  • To develop a team environment in which different personalities blend together to achieve the Corporate Vision
  • To develop long-lasting relationships with all stakeholders under conditions of mutual respect and regard for all concerned individuals and organizations

Customer Testimonials

Our experience with the Management Consulting services of Proxima has been excellent. Proxima team added enormous value by enabling us to enhance the operational efficiency of one of our biomass power plant. The team’s business acumen factored with multi-functional expertise enabled us to optimise our operational resources...

– Managing Director of a group company of a US$ 6 billion conglomerate

Our experience with Proxima has been unique and very good. Their deep understanding of manufacturing sector enabled us to restructure our organisation effectively and develop suitable performance driven HR process. Apart from this, they were instrumental in mapping leadership gaps and further hiring the most suitable leadership talent from global markets...

– Managing Director of India's largest knifegate valve manufacturing company

Proxima is one of the finest executive search consulting firm we have come across in India. Their deep understanding of Pharma sector as well as strategic consulting knowledge and experience adds enormous value for fast growing company like ours in identifying best suitable leadership talent in shortest span...

– Managing Director of one of India's top pharmaceutical companies