Narendra Ambwani had a career of 34 years with Johnson & Johnson, out of which 20 years as Managing Director in Indonesia and India. Currently, he serves on the boards of Godrej Consumer Products, Agro. Tech. Foods, Parag Milk Foods, RPG Life sciences, Disney UTV(till recently) and Indian Society of Advertisers. He also mentors and guides CXO level leaders, by helping them improve their professional skills to successfully handle their multiple challenges.

Narendra is a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from IIT Kanpur and Post Graduate in Management from IIM, Ahmedabad. He received professional training as CEO Coach at CFI, Chennai. Narendra brings with him outstanding marketing and general management experience to the board and mentoring engagements. During his long stint with world renowned multinational Johnson & Johnson, he was responsible for developing strong leadership brands such as Johnson Baby, Stayfree and Band-Aid. He was passionate about people development and many of his mentees became Managing Directors within J&J and other multinationals.

Leveraging his own considerable experience in management and leadership, he helps Hi-potentials & executives enhance their own management & leadership capabilities, especially where there is need for multiple stakeholder expectation management; managing & delivering on expectations being more often than not, the root cause of pressure and stress at the workplace.

He is based in Mumbai.


Academic Qualifications

  • Graduate in Electrical Engineering: IIT Kanpur
  • PG MBA : IIM, Ahmedabad.
  • Certified CEO/Executive coach: Coaching Foundation India Limited.