Hariom Tyagi: Founder & Chief Executive Officer

With 16 years functional experience in marketing & communication in healthcare and wellness segment, Hariom adds strategic value to the portfolio of W&D. An MBA by qualification, Hariom is a strategic thinker having flair of public relation, branding and brand activation. He has handled nationwide marketing & communication campaigns for prestigious clients in healthcare & wellness industry that includes Crocin, Horlicks, Saffola, Mother’s Horlicks, Quaker Oats, Dabur, Tropicana, Kelloggs. Having worked for 13 years in several roles starting from executive to chief operating officer in his previous company, Hariom is credited for creating the first healthcare communication agency of India ‘Via Media Health’  and helped grow it to the level of leading health care communication agency of India which is later acquired by Ebix USA (a NASDAQ registered company). He also has interest in online businesses and actively encourages, promote startups in the segment.

 

 

Hariom can be contacted at hariomtyagi@gmail.com

Sharad Gupta: Founder & Chief Operating Officer

Sharad is finance professional with strong business and commercial orientation having 15 years of experience in health & wellness industry. He has worked for organizations of repute like Ozone Pharma handling entire finance and procurement department. Sharad, an intermediate CA and MBA in Finance, is experienced in general management responsibilities and all aspects of accounting, auditing and financial management. Having hands-on experience in supervising & controlling Business Finance & Finance Operations with heavy transaction load including working on business acquisitions and their due diligence & business modeling, Sharad has helped his last company ‘Via Media Health’ to merge with Ebix (a NASDAQ registered company) which functions in India as Adam India. With his new role as Chief Financial Officer with W&D, Sharad actively plans financial requirement for operations and closely interact with the partners and potential investors of the company.

 

Sharad can be contacted at sharadgupta10051981@gmail.com

Shailesh Pandey: Founder & Chief Solution Officer

Shailesh Pandey, having interest in human’s behavior, has earned high reputation by bringing life transforming changes in people’s life through his inspirational and motivational workshops. Before seeding the idea of Wet & Dry Personal Care (Pvt.) Ltd, Shailesh has worked with reputed companies in the capacity of consultant. Shailesh is associated with several NGO and social groups and those are few associations which moved him to take initiative related to feminine hygiene. While working with social groups, Shailesh realized the need to educate and create quality solutions for complete feminine hygiene care which finally leads to the incorporation of Wet & Dry Personal Care (P) Ltd.
Shailesh, 88 batch Masters in Sociology and a ’90 batch MBA, specializes in marketing and worked for some reputed Indian companies for about 18 years. Shailesh has conducted over 300 workshops and has trained more than 7500 people.
Shailesh is credited with several in-house assignments for leading corporate organizations, to name a few, Ranbaxy, ONGC, Merck, Canova, SDL, Unichem, Glenmark, UCB India, Mylan, Aashna Trust, Aadhar Foundation, WRAG and Rico Auto Industries. Shailesh has written books on communication and is working on more. Shailesh was a mentor to the Central Railways Cricket team and helped them be focused and motivated.

 

Shailesh can be contacted at tssc@rediffmail.com

Puneet Khunger: Director

Puneet has a proven track record of enhancing brand value and building teams that grow value for the organization, its stakeholders and the ecosystem. He enjoys working with leaders who tap into new ideas through an expansive vision, creative ideation, effective communication, and a spirit of co-creation and contribution. Puneet is passionate about marketing, integrated communications, content, partnerships, research and analysis and everything digital.

Over the past 18 years, Puneet has gained rich exposure across industries, having worked closely with the top leadership at organizations such as the U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC), Jabong, India Fashion Week, iSON Group, Cvent, MediaTek, Vuclip, MTS, The Loomba Foundation, Crowne Plaza, and others. Puneet has also spearheaded communications projects for the India visit by Mayor of Houston; Bharat Yatra led by Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi; launch of the German House for Research and Innovation (DWIH) in India; successful election campaign for an Indian Member of Parliament; Tomorrow’s India (South Korea edition); ad:tech New Delhi; Startup Jalsa; and, Impact Investors Conclave. Puneet successfully led the PR and digital mandate for USIBC during both the State Visits by President Barack Obama to India and the subsequent visit by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the U.S. Puneet has supported events with top celebrities such as Aishwarya Rai (for DeBeers), Saif Ali Khan (for Colgate), Jimmy Shergill (for Fun Cinemas), and Kajol (for The Loomba Foundation). He has also managed the India launch PR for Hollywood the movies Shoot’em Up and Michael Clayton.

Puneet has briefly worked for the United Nations as a Communications Consultant with UNIFEM (now UN Women) and UN Millennium Development Goals (MDG) South Asia team of the UNDP. During this period, he has also had the privilege of supporting various events organized by UNICEF, UNIFEM, UNFPA, Solution Exchange and HomeNet India. Puneet has also worked as a communications consultant with the Delhi Commission for Women.

In the health sector, Puneet has provided strategic communications support to Quest Diagnostics; GSK Consumer Healthcare; Max Healthcare; Delhi Heart & Lung Institute; Dharamshila Cancer Hospital; e-Merck (now Merck Ltd.), Hindustan Lever Limited (now Hindustan Unilever Limited), Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories; J&J DePuy, and several others. In the past, Puneet has contributed healthcare feature articles for leading national publications including The Pioneer, The Asian Age and The New Indian Express, and has worked as a Senior Sub-Editor in a start-up English magazine. Puneet has also been a guest lecturer at the 9.9 School of Convergence.

Puneet rejoices failures as much as successes. He believes that community engagement initiatives are a critical responsibility towards creating workability in the society. He holds an MBA in Marketing from Institute of Management Studies and Research (IMSAR), Rohtak, India.

Puneet can be contacted at puneet.khunger@w-d.co.in