The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) emerged as the top recruiter at the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) where a total of 110 firms participated in the summer placement process that recently concluded at country's premier B-school.
BCG was the top recruiter across clusters, picking up 14 students from the PGP batch of 2013-15 at the campus, stated a release from the institute on Monday.
Among global investment banks, Goldman Sachs was the highest recruiter having made seven offers to students for roles in financial markets, investment banking and quantitative strategy.
Aditya Birla Group and GE were the top recruiters amongst conglomerates extending 10 offers each to students for their management leadership programs. Meanwhile, among the Consumer Goods and Services sector, Johnson & Johnson was the top recruiter making nine offers.
E-commerce firms, Amazon and Infibeam were the joint leaders in the Technology, Internet and E-Commerce sector having extended 9 offers each to students.
For the first time, Private Equity firms such as Indus Balaji, IvyCap Ventures and Kalaari Capital hired students into their parent company.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, Citibank, C.W. Downer & Co., Deutsche Bank, Espirito Santo, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Nomura, Royal Bank of Scotland, Standard Chartered and UBS †were the global investment banks that recruited students from the batch who were placed in three different clusters.
Banks and financial institutions such as Altisource-Ocwen, American Express, Axis Bank, Aviva, DBS, Dinodia Capital, MasterCard, Swiss RE and World Bank also recruited from IIM-A.
Recruiters in the consulting space included global strategy consulting firms as well as niche consulting firms:
Accenture, Alvarez & Marshal, Arete Advisors, A.T.Kearney, Bain & Company, Booz & Company, CEB, GEP Feedback Ventures, Hay Group, KPMG, McKinsey & Company, Parthenon, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Roland Berger, Synergy Consulting, The Boston Consulting Group amongst others.
In the Consumer Goods and Services sector, the list of recruiters included Airtel, Alshaya, Asian Paints, Coca-Cola, Dabur, GlaxoSmithKline, Hindustan Unilever, ITC, Johnson & Johnson, Mars, Mondelez, MSM, Nestle, Pepsi, Raymond, Star TV, Syngenta, Wipro amongst others. Shell and Tata Steel offered roles for sales & marketing and operations while firms from the pharmaceutical sector such as Abbott, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cipla and Dr. Reddyís offered roles across various functions.
In the Technology, Internet and E-Commerce sector, the recruiters included Amazon, Cognizant, Flipkart, Google, HCL, IBM, Infibeam, Infoedge, Intel, Juniper, L&A Tech, Microsoft, Zovi amongst others.
Among conglomerates, regular recruiters such as Aditya Birla Group, CK Birla Group, GE, Mahindra, Reliance, RPG and