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An extraordinary Team

Rajesh Varma

A champion of curating bespoke experiences, he has given the experiential industry a new dimension with more than 20 years of event management experience. Having handled a plethora of prestigious events in the experiential domain he is a well known name in the fraternity. A pioneer with a rich experience in the business of creating experiences, he manages and implements business strategies with a lucid vision to achieve. He knows how to translate visions into creative renditions that produces positive results. He is one of the founder members and has played the trailblazer as the General Secretary of EEMA. He has administered a steady growth of the association over a decade. He has had one of the longest and most influential presence in the association and has been instrumental in bringing together the stake holders of the experiential industry on a common platform. He has won numerous industry awards in the experiential domain.

Rajesh Varma

FOUNDER DIRECTOR
Meenu Varma

A highly driven and successful event professional with 20+ years in the experiential industry, she boasts of a stellar track record of delivering impeccable experiences cutting across sectors.

A management post graduate with specialization in marketing, her career kicked off with a very humble beginning. Her simplicity, innovative bent of mind and a germane approach in the next few years led to the acquisition of some key clients that shaped the future course for the organization. She proudly flaunts an array of awards & recognitions that her campaigns have earned over the years.

Her cross-industry expertise, and commitment to unparalleled customer service has got the organization some anchor relationships that swear by her name. She is an operational perfectionist who thinks her reputation is at stake with every single project. Two decades of proven dedication has catapulted CRI Events into an award-winning agency under her leadership.

Meenu Varma

FOUNDER DIRECTOR
Sumit Khanna

A self motivated professional, he spearheads the Client Services and Business Development team which manages and grows our existing client accounts by devising client strategy, developing client relationships and delivering client objectives to the tee.

Sumit helps maintain existing business with current clients and assists in bringing new clients on board. He facilitates our clients to better understand the full potential of our services and acts as liaison between them and the organisation. He collaborates with different work groups and departments to enhance client satisfaction.

With more than a decades experience, he is a driver of client service excellence and promoter of a culture of delighting clients. He is adept in developing highly effective teams that attract the best accounts in the industry. ­­­

Sumit Khanna

Director – CS & BD
Anand Bhaskar

A believer in infinite possibilities. Keeping it simple. Being obsessive over craft, making it personal and giving a shit. He’s curious, empathetic, rigorous, and experimental. Anand appreciates a holistic way of solving conceptual problems in collaborative teams. He likes accelerated methodologies seeking to learn what works and do more of it. Learn what doesn’t and change it.

Hailing from an Arts & New Media background, he is a passionate student of real-world experiences, users, consumers, trends, competitors and culture. Through listening, learning and mining insights, he fights for work that directs brands into amazing places.

He is a firm believer that simple is hard. And that effective communication is truly about problem solving and making people’s lives better.

He leads the creative team, and has helped transform the creative culture, community, and quality of work. He provides leadership, vision, and support for all the concepts and experience design ensuring that the creative practice in CRI exceeds the highest industry standards.

Anand Bhaskar

Head – Concepts & Communication
Vikrant Mehta

11 years in the industry with a never-ending zeal for all forms of visual expressions, he feel he is just getting started.

Everything ranging from visual identity creation to hi-end turnkey events for Brands, he constantly explores and researches new ways to enhance the end user experience through his designs.

With a comprehensive knowledge of event production, he is driven by innovation and new technological trends. Vikrant is deeply moved and inspired by colors, design and all things vibrant.

With more than a decades experience in the experiential industry, he has been fortunate enough to curate design experiences for some of the world’s largest and leading brands.

Vikrant Mehta

Head - Design
Catherine Arokianathan

Catherine is a sales and strategy professional with 14+  years of experience in media, telecom & event industry. Started her career in corporate sales and worked with iconic brands like Vodafone, Hungama, and Fever104 Radio.

Catherine has contributed towards enhancing revenues for reputed Media houses like Sure Waves Media & Exchange4media Group.

In her free time she loves to listen to music, follow her fitness regime, watch movies, travel and be with family.

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Catherine Arokianathan

Director Growth
Ashish Malhotra

With almost two decades in the experiential domain Ashish drives a no limits mindset with continuous innovation in materialising visions into reality. He ensures flawless delivery of all events and creates a scalable operating model.

A champion in capacity planning, financial planning and contract management, he effectively leads and inspires a rapidly expanding and diverse production team.

He works alongside the Head of the Content team to ensure that an end-to-end client experience is seamlessly managed and that the servicing team clearly understands the needs of the audience and how this can be achieved in a live event environment

Ashish continuously builds exceptional relationships with venues and external suppliers – ensuring that we partner with the best in the industry, and effectively negotiates these contracts to ensure that the organisation maximizes what is available.

Ashish Malhotra

Head – Production