Accenture Strategy was the top recruiter with 19 offers at IIM Ahmedabad’s summer placements this year for the Class of 2019 of the postgraduate programme (PGP) in management. Students were placed across more than 15 sectors and functions of their choice.
The placements were done in three clusters and concluded recently, an IIMA press release said. Numerous offers were made by BFSIs, consumer tech, e-commerce players, general management cohorts and others in the retail B2B space as well as government enterprises.
Among the global banks, Citibank made five offers. FinIQ was the top recruiter in the BFSI cohort with 10 offers. AB InBev with nine offers was the highest recruiter in the consumer goods business. The RPG Group was the top hirer in the general management cohort with 14 offers. Amazon, with 12 offers, topped the retail B2B space, while Microsoft, with five offers led the consumer tech businesses.The Government of Telangana, which hired for the industry and commerce and ITE and C departments, made five offers.
Apart from Accenture Strategy, recruiters in the management consulting cohort included AT Kearney, Bain & Co., Deloitte USI, McKinsey & Co., Monitor Deloitte, Strategy& and The Boston Consulting Group, among others. Prominent recruiters in the investment banking and markets space, apart from Citibank, included Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, JP Morgan, and Morgan Stanley.