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Winners Never Quit

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Winners Never Quit

  1. 1. WINNERS NEVER QUIT & QUITTERS NEVER WIN Presented by: K.C.Venugopal i consult
  2. 2. <ul><li>Here it is reworded as…. </li></ul><ul><li>WINNERS TOO QUIT! </li></ul>there is an exception to this quote .. iconsult
  3. 3. <ul><li>“ THE VODAFONE CHRONICLE” </li></ul><ul><li>The SARINIAN way… </li></ul>iconsult
  4. 4. <ul><li>I feel that I have achieved what I set out to achieve on becoming CEO and therefore I felt the timing was right </li></ul><ul><li>Arun Sarin </li></ul><ul><li>Ex CEO, VODAFONE </li></ul>iconsult
  5. 5. 5 YEARS AS CAPTAIN OF VOADFONE, TOOK TELECOM TO UNCHARTERED WATERS AS EMERGING ECONOMIES OF INDIA, TURKEY, CZECH REPUBLIC & ROMANIA iconsult
  6. 6. THE BLAZE OF GLORY THAT HE NOW ENJOYS IS HIS REWARD FOR LEADING A STRATEGIC SHIFT TOWARDS EMERGING MARKETS, ESPECIALLY INDIA iconsult
  7. 7. INSTRUMENTAL IN FUNDING SINGLE LARGEST FDI IN INDIA- ACQUIRING 65% STAKE IN HUTCHISON ESSAR. iconsult
  8. 8. COMPETITORS, INVESTMENT BANKERS, SPIN DOCTORS IN THE CORRIDORS OF POWERS FEEL IT WAS NOTHING SHORT OF A COUP- one more feather to his cap iconsult
  9. 9. HE WAS KNOWN AS A TRUE BLUE PROFESSIONAL WITH INDIAN SENSIBILITIES . iconsult
  10. 10. A TURBULENT LEGACY -VODAFONE iconsult Net profit/loss and revenues in pounds billion , Subscribers base in million 260 35.5 +6.8 2007-2008 206 31.1 -4.8 2006-2007 171 29.3 -17.2 2005-2006 155 34.1 -7.5 2004-2005 133 32.7 -9.0 2003-2004 SUBSCRIBERS REVENUES NET PROFIT/LOSS YEA R
  11. 11. “ SARINIAN PATHWAY TO SUCCESS ” <ul><li>“ THE VODAFONE CHRONICLE”..1 </li></ul><ul><li>July 2003 Sarin becomes Vodafone CEO </li></ul><ul><li> Feb 2004 Faces shareholders/analysts wrath </li></ul><ul><li>for entering as auction for </li></ul><ul><li>A&T Wireless forced withdraw bid. </li></ul><ul><li> Mar 2004 to Sarin diverts focus from developed to </li></ul><ul><li>emerging markets like </li></ul>iconsult
  12. 12. “ SARINIAN PATHWAY TO SUCCESS ” <ul><li>“ THE VODAFONE CHRONICLE”..2 </li></ul><ul><li>May 28, 2008 Romania, Czech Republic, Turkey </li></ul><ul><li>& India </li></ul><ul><li> May 2006 Vodafone posts a 17 b loss, the worst </li></ul><ul><li>in European corporate history. </li></ul><ul><li> July 2006 Institutional investors holding 10% in </li></ul><ul><li>Vodafone demand his ouster. </li></ul>iconsult
  13. 13. “ SARINIAN PATHWAY TO SUCCESS ” <ul><li>“ THE VODAFONE CHRONICLE”..3 </li></ul><ul><li>May 2007 Sarin completes acquisitions of 67% of Hutch Essar for $ 11.1b </li></ul><ul><li> Nov 2007 A salary survey names him as Europe’s highest paid executive, with an annual compensation of Rs.44 crores. </li></ul>iconsult
  14. 14. “ SARINIAN PATHWAY TO SUCCESS ” “ THE VODAFONE CHRONICLE”..4  Apl 2008 Named the most influential business person in British technology and telecom space.  May 2008 Vodafone posts record net profit of Rs.57 crores.. iconsult
  15. 15. &quot;The task of the leader is to get his people from where they are to where they have not been.&quot; — Henry Kissinger iconsult
  16. 16. The boxing skill imparted him the tact to roll with the punches certainly stood him in good stead in the years to come, in the turbulent tenure @ Vodafone- stamina & flexibility to adapt to the unexpected. iconsult
  17. 17. Exhibited multi-tasking skills during academic days itself … # While doing Eng at Berkeley, did ‘finance’ # Masters in Finance # Masters in Eng. iconsult
  18. 18. # Decisiveness # Interpersonal Relations # Power packed communication skills # Assertive iconsult
  19. 19. MASTERY OVER BUSINESS STRATEGY # He met all the ‘power base’ in India and convinced the objective and advantages of the FDI iconsult
  20. 20. HIGHLY CHARISMATIC ABILITY TO CARRY PEOPLE ALONG WITH HIM, INCISIVE AND ALWAYS MILES AHEAD OF OHERS. iconsult
  21. 21. FAR-SIGHTED VISION & OUT OF THE BOX THINKING, PAVED WAY TO CREATE OPPORTUNTIY – FOCUSED ON EMERGING COUNTRIES FOR BUSINESS GROWTH. iconsult
  22. 24. WRITINGS ON THE WALL… <ul><li>THOUGHT LEADERSHIP </li></ul><ul><li> Strategy in thinking </li></ul><ul><li>  Physical&Emotional makeup </li></ul><ul><li> Perceptions of people </li></ul><ul><li> Process involved in </li></ul><ul><li>formulation of thoughts. </li></ul>iconsult
  23. 25. WRITINGS ON THE WALL… <ul><li>PARADIGM THINKING </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to think along an </li></ul><ul><li>entirely different and novel set </li></ul><ul><li>of parameters.. </li></ul>iconsult
  24. 26. WRITINGS ON THE WALL…  LEADERSHIP IS INFLUENCE All leadership starts with Mentorship- become a person Of influence. iconsult
  25. 27. WRITINGS ON THE WALL… <ul><li>THE BOTTOM LINE </li></ul><ul><li>IS BUSINESS WISDOM </li></ul>iconsult
  26. 28. WRITINGS ON THE WALL… IMPROVE COMMUNICATION AND YOU IMPROVE MORALE Money is not solution - people are iconsult
  27. 29. WRITINGS ON THE WALL… <ul><li>INFRASTRUCTURE IN THOUGHT LEADERSH IP </li></ul><ul><li> Extreme energy levels </li></ul><ul><li> Monomaniacal Focus </li></ul><ul><li>Exacting requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Organizational skills & </li></ul><ul><li>Abilities . </li></ul>iconsult
  28. 30. The SARINIAN way… <ul><li>K.C.VENUGOPAL </li></ul><ul><li>i CONSULT </li></ul><ul><li>CHENNAI </li></ul>

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