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Our Team Associates:
Candid Consulting team has very strong knowledge base & Experience ( band width), a convoy of consultants and senior trainers having worked across the globe with varied background and domains expertise.


Name :  Sudhanshu Singh – Associate Vice President Business - Innovation in business excellence.

MBA School of Management, Asian Institute of Technology (AIT),International Business,Thailand, Post Graduate Diploma in Dr. Ambedkar Institute of Productivity (AIP), National Productivity 1997 Industrial Engineering  Council, Chennai, India, B.E. - M.B.M Engineering College, Jodhpur, India 1994/95 Production and Industrial Engineering

Experienceand and  other information :

  • ASQ Certified Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Worked as Principal Consultant with ILFS ETS
  • Currently posted in Mumbai for the Crime and Criminal Tracking Networking and systems (CCTNS) project
  • Around 3 years experience in Business Process Consulting with Satyam Computer Services Ltd
  • Around 9 years experience in Management Consulting, Techno Commercial Operations, Surveys, and Training & Development with National Productivity Council of India.
  • Have been involved with projects for Lean Management, Six Sigma, BPR, Theory of Constraints, Activity Based costing
  • Extensive experience in exploring/developing new clients, accelerating growth & achieving desired goals.        
  • Adroit at developing financial projections, preparing budgets and performing extensive project costing.
  • Handled consulting assignments for reputed clients including Golden Rule Insurance ,USA, Aspire Academy of Sports Excellence, Qatar, ITIDA, Egypt, The Government of Uttaranchal, National Biomass Resource Assessment Program (200 villages), MNES (GOI)  Survey of effective functioning of Village Public Telephones(VPT), DOT (GOI), Status of Lacquerware craft in Rajasthan, Handicraft Development Corporation
  • An out of box thinker with ability to work independently and as part of a team. 


Name :  Pinak Kulkarni ( Principal Consultant & Senior SCM Trainer)

Education:   MBA from Pune University

1. A Supply Chain Management professional with close to a decade of Mfg Industry and Consulting experience. Have spent equal time in domain as a practitioner of Supply Chain as much as in Business Consulting.
2. Past 5 years delivering multiple courses in the domain of Supply Chain Management. A few courses that i have successfully delivered are;
a. Operations Management
b. Supply Chain Management
c. Waresousing and Inventory Management
d. Opertations Improvement Techniques
e. New Product Design & Development
f. Materials Management
g. Project Management
4. Am an 'expert panel' member of Operations Management for Management Institute.

5. Experience in conducting Management Development programs across the breadth of Supply Chain customised for all levels of Management in the organisation.
6. He is a Gold Medallist for his batch of PGDM as well as Ranked 1st in Operations Management elective. 
He was leading Business Process Re-engineering and SCM consulting practice in Satyam Computer Services Ltd. He has wide experience having worked in different countries in the field of High End Consulting on BPR & SCM Strategy.



Name :  V.M.Gadgil ( Senior Trainer – Soft Skills)

Education:   DME,   DEE, DBM,   and     MDBA in Production Management.

Experienceand and other information :

01)  Worked for 34 years in Tata Motors Pune, in their HR division and 
retired as Dy. Manager Training  in October 2005             
02)  Before joining Telco, worked in Kirloskars as assistant Training Manager.
03)   In Tata Motors, has worked in Employee Development cell and was engaged in the development & Conducting  of Training Programmes for the employees.
04)   Predominantly trained employee and developed themin      various subjects like, Communication skills, , Positive Thinking,   Work Culture,   Team Building,   Presentation Skills,   Leadership,   Excellence in work,  Time Management,  Creativity,  '5S' culture,   Managing Change, Kaizen, TPM  etc.
05)   After retirement  has  engaged in imparting training in these subjects to the employees of  may Organizations in Pune and around.and also to the Staff & students in Engineering Colleges and Polytechnic colleges
06)   From April 2007  till May 2010I have conducted 23            programmes named as         “ Competancy Development programme”   This is a 4 day programme specially designed for teams.
07)   Studied  Vedanta, and have completed the  two years course conducted by Chinmaya  Mission Bombay. NowI      conducts discourses on Vedanta, Dasbodha, and Dnyaneshvari at many places in Maharashtra.
08)   Has     regularly writteni Spiritual Articles in the monthly magazine named - Sajjangad.



Name :  S.K.Joshi ( Principal Consultant & Senior Technical Trainer)

Education:   Post Graduate In Industrial Engg & Mgt

A Post Graduate In Industrial Engg & Mgt with over 26 years of experience having worked internationally in Production / Projects / IE / ISO (QMS/ EMS) both in Mfg and Service sector as Executor and Consultant. Lead Auditor ISO 9000-2000.
Conducted training programs & consulting on Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, POKA YOKE, Quality circles, Productivity & process mapping etc
Has worked in Thermax for over decade and many other renowned manufacturing organizations
Experience : 10 Years as internal Auditor. Over 2 years as Management Representative



Name :  Sanyogita Pawar ( Director)

Education:   Applied behaviour Psychologist.

Experienceand and other information :

Hands on experience of over 13 years in the field of Applied behaviour Psychology and HR provided services with different manufacturing and non manufacturing organizations. Has lead the staffing and training strategic business vertical for Candid since 2003. Increasing customer base, delivery and relationship management. In past have worked with Indira group of institutes in education sector.

Name: Capt Ajay Bardekar - Head Training & Development

Education: BSC, D.C.A (Diploma in Computer Applications) from BITS, (Bureau of Information Technology and Science) Pune.

Credentials: Held Various Positions in Indian Army (Infantry) Adjutant, Company Commander, and Quarter Master..            

Ex Army Officer, Analytical by nature, Solid problem solving abilities, focused and result oriented with strong leadership skills. Systematic in identifying and prioritizing tasks to be accomplished. Ability to train and effectively manage manpower and manpower development as per organizational requirements.

In his past other than handling various senior position at corporate like WNS, WIPRO, and VENTURA etc. He had managed training & development portfolios.

 He has developed & Delivered successfully, training programs for corporate for CMC on various topics.

 Specialized Skills: Imparted training on the following skill sets, to the team under me and other employees from different departments, for better performance, across various organizations I worked for:

 Team Building & Out Bound Training Program

Personality Development and Confidence Building

Positive Thinking

Stress Management

Body Language

Negotiations Skills

Morale and Motivation

 He has conceptualized  a Unique concept called CANDID ECO VILLAGE( Subdivision of Candid Management Consultants,CMC) near Lavassa in Pune, A Nature borne Learning Academy which focuses on Learning & Training through Nature. A very unique Training program first time in Pune, which focuses on Family learning, Children learning & Adult Learning ( Leadership, Employee Motivation, Supervisory Skills, Communication, Ownership, Decision Making etc) through Nature Ecosystem and Homeostasis ( Focuses learning from Nature and internalize in Individuals and @ Corporate)

 He is an excellent visualizer, orator, trainer & course designer for customized training program as per the organization needs. He is well know trainer on soft skills and heads a team of trainers in CMC (Candid Management Consultants).

 We are proud to have him heading our Training & development function @ Candid (CMC)


Name : Anup Patil - Head Staffing, CMC

Education: DME, Graduate in IE – IIIE Mumbai, BA-Economics.

Experienceand and other information :

Has over 13 years of rich experience in Purchase, Inventory Management, Materials Management and Vendor Development Expertise in managing entire breadth of commercial operations inclusive of development, sourcing, order processing and materials management etc Excellent interpersonal, analytical & negotiation skills with proven track record of achieving numerous cost savings during the career span Well Team Player, result oriented & Solid problem solving abilities. Worked with PARI, MARPL, TRINITY. Well experienced in TS16949, ISO 9001:2008, Quality systems along with hands on experience of APQP, 5S, Kaizen

His strength is in executive search and staffing at various levels for different sectors like banking, Insurance, IT, Automobile, Engineering, Design & Development, IT (SAP, Oracle, ERP, JAVA, Cloud etc) and ITES.

We are proud to have Anup in our team. We wish him best of times with us.


Name : Mr Ramrao Kalhapure – Senior Trainer

Education: Veteran Engineer

Experienceand and other information :

A Engineer with 20 years of rich experience with Philips Company in the Quality Control Section. Has a vast experience in the following:
  • Rural Development
  • Forest Department
Had the opportunity to visit countries like Israel and Russia, which was organized through the Maharashtra Govt with regards to the above mentioned aspects.

Has been a speaker and lecturer at various educational and govt institutes on topic like:
  • Environment
  • Nature and its Balance
  • Agriculture
  • Rural Development
  • Sustainable Villages
One of the few lucky ones to have worked as a Project Director with eminent personalities like Shri. Anna Hazare and Shri Mohan Dharia on Self Sustained Villages