Amit Mehta

Amit Mehta

Works at:

Evolving Agency

Location in:

London, United Kingdom

Amit Mehta

Amits connections

Currently

Works at:
Evolving Agency
Location in:
London, United Kingdom

Bio

A passionate marketing & sales professional with six years of international experience; with proven record in project management & developing business strategies in multiple industries.

Brief profile
- Over six years of sales & marketing experience in UK, France & India.
- Fantastic exposure to marketing, communications, branding & business development roles in multiple industries including Manufacturing, automotive, power generation, PR agency, retail & distribution and digital marketing.
- Experience in new business development across Europe (UK, Italy, Spain & Eastern Europe)
- Online and offline content development.
- Excellent communication and PR skills, creating communications materials and other documents.
- Self starter with an ability to innovate and be proactive.
- Excellent cross-industry transferrable skills including communications, interpersonal and relationship & stakeholder management skills.
- Important experience in managing multiple relationships at different seniority levels.
- MBA from a top 25 university (globally)- giving a solid cross functional view of management including brand management, strategy and consulting.

Amit has worked/studied in

  • France
  • India
  • United Kingdom

Amit speaks

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Tamil

Amit has experience in

  • Automotive
  • Consulting
  • Energy
  • Technology
  • Telecoms

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Work

2011 – 2012
(Oct – Mar)

Business Development Manager

Evolving Agency , United Kingdom
  • Evolving is a digital marketing agency focused on creating online/ digital strategies for clients including social media campaigns, web designs, mobile applications etc. for clients across industries.
  • Develop strategies to increase revenues and client base.
  • Network & build relationships in industry events to develop business opportunities
  • Strategize & deliver creative pitches to prospective clients encompassing multiple digital channels.
  • Gain a strong understanding of digital trends, social media campaigns and analytics tools.
  • Target companies in IT, Finance, and Retail etc. to attain business growth.
2011
(Jul – Sep)

Business Development Manager

Cummins Power Generation , United Kingdom
  • Cummins is a global power leader in providing diesel engines and related technology around the world. G-Drive is a provider of Cummins diesel engines for industrial usage.
  • Managed G-Drive business and maximise sales in UK, Spain, Italy and Eastern Europe.
  • Strategized new market entry into countries like Russia, Serbia and Romania.
  • Built relationships with customers and key stakeholders to develop business opportunities & promote products.
  • Negotiated contracts & pricing policies with OEMs to attain higher revenues and growth.
  • Managed multiple projects for supply of engines for the UN, telecom sector etc. with customised technical specifications.
  • Achievements
  • Achieved over € 8M worth of sales in a short span of time, exceeding targets.
  • Successfully strategized entry into the Serbian market with an estimated market of € 400,000.
  • Lead senior level meetings with key customers’ accounts to discuss long term and short term development strategies helping increase business by 10%.
2008 – 2009
(May – Sep)

Marketing Manager

Mehta Agencies , India
  • Mehta Agencies is a distributor & retailer of baby care products in Chennai. The company is focused on expanding its distribution network in the Indian market.
  • Managed the project of developing a go-to-market strategy to grow in a stagnating industry.
  • Developed marketing & branding campaigns; executed digital/ online and print awareness about the products, reaching out to a wider customer base in the B2B and B2C segments.
  • Achievements
  • Analysed the local market and expanded the product portfolio leading to a stronger distribution network (8 retail stores to 13 stores) and an increase in turnover by 20%.
  • Strategized the expansion of Mehta Agencies into 3 key regional markets, identified important areas of cost reduction and regions with a scope for growth.
2006 – 2008

Marketing Communications Manager

Delphi , France
  • Delphi is a global manufacturer of vehicle electronics and automotive components. Marketing & Communications department is engaged in formulating communication plans for the European region.
  • Successfully handled clients like Renault & Fiat- building client relationships, preparing growth strategies and forecasting trends.
  • Built & maintained relationships with the sales teams. Collaboratively developed business plans clearly helping identify the scope of future business and revenue generation with the clients.
  • Achievements
  • Conceptualised and prepared European Marketing Communications plan, which effectively helped review and improve the KPI’s of our team spread across Europe.
  • Planned internal promotional programmes, which improved brand perception among employees in times of company crisis.

Work

2011 – 2012
(Oct – Mar)

Business Development Manager

Evolving Agency , United Kingdom
  • Evolving is a digital marketing agency focused on creating online/ digital strategies for clients including social media campaigns, web designs, mobile applications etc. for clients across industries.
  • Develop strategies to increase revenues and client base.
  • Network & build relationships in industry events to develop business opportunities
  • Strategize & deliver creative pitches to prospective clients encompassing multiple digital channels.
  • Gain a strong understanding of digital trends, social media campaigns and analytics tools.
  • Target companies in IT, Finance, and Retail etc. to attain business growth.
2011
(Jul – Sep)

Business Development Manager

Cummins Power Generation , United Kingdom
  • Cummins is a global power leader in providing diesel engines and related technology around the world. G-Drive is a provider of Cummins diesel engines for industrial usage.
  • Managed G-Drive business and maximise sales in UK, Spain, Italy and Eastern Europe.
  • Strategized new market entry into countries like Russia, Serbia and Romania.
  • Built relationships with customers and key stakeholders to develop business opportunities & promote products.
  • Negotiated contracts & pricing policies with OEMs to attain higher revenues and growth.
  • Managed multiple projects for supply of engines for the UN, telecom sector etc. with customised technical specifications.
  • Achievements
  • Achieved over € 8M worth of sales in a short span of time, exceeding targets.
  • Successfully strategized entry into the Serbian market with an estimated market of € 400,000.
  • Lead senior level meetings with key customers’ accounts to discuss long term and short term development strategies helping increase business by 10%.
2008 – 2009
(May – Sep)

Marketing Manager

Mehta Agencies , India
  • Mehta Agencies is a distributor & retailer of baby care products in Chennai. The company is focused on expanding its distribution network in the Indian market.
  • Managed the project of developing a go-to-market strategy to grow in a stagnating industry.
  • Developed marketing & branding campaigns; executed digital/ online and print awareness about the products, reaching out to a wider customer base in the B2B and B2C segments.
  • Achievements
  • Analysed the local market and expanded the product portfolio leading to a stronger distribution network (8 retail stores to 13 stores) and an increase in turnover by 20%.
  • Strategized the expansion of Mehta Agencies into 3 key regional markets, identified important areas of cost reduction and regions with a scope for growth.
2006 – 2008

Marketing Communications Manager

Delphi , France
  • Delphi is a global manufacturer of vehicle electronics and automotive components. Marketing & Communications department is engaged in formulating communication plans for the European region.
  • Successfully handled clients like Renault & Fiat- building client relationships, preparing growth strategies and forecasting trends.
  • Built & maintained relationships with the sales teams. Collaboratively developed business plans clearly helping identify the scope of future business and revenue generation with the clients.
  • Achievements
  • Conceptualised and prepared European Marketing Communications plan, which effectively helped review and improve the KPI’s of our team spread across Europe.
  • Planned internal promotional programmes, which improved brand perception among employees in times of company crisis.

Education

2009 – 2010

Lancaster University Management School

Specialisation: Marketing, Project Management, Strategy, Brand Management, Finance (MBA)
2001 – 2004

Loyola College; University of Madras

Business Management (Bachelors)

Additional Info

Nationality:
  • Indian