Arvind Chandak


Learner of life & craftsman of businesses


Arvind Chandak

arvind chandak


Learner of life & craftsman of businesses

Mind Stream founder Arvind Chandak is the man who led Gillette HR smoothly transition with P&G (Russia) at the time of their merger. He carries nearly 40 years of experience in HR management consultancy, talent recruitment, supply of staff, HR services outsourcing, training and development, and coaching.

A Jamshedpur-XLRI alumnus, Arvind has led HR function not only in diverse environments but also in geographies including India, the UK, Turkey, Russia, and former Republics, East, West and South Africa, and the Middle East. Of the different industries, he left his mark on, steel manufacturing, watches, FMCG, automotive, and construction are worth a mention.

Arvind has mastered HR processes including matters related to Joint Ventures and dealings involving external stakeholders. He understands and handles diverse organization and workforce-related matters and facilitates interventions where needed. To remodel conventional businesses into professionally-driven organizations, he relies on weaving behavioral competency frameworks into existing HR systems. His designed Development Centers have helped him set up people for success through Executive Coaching.

With over a decade of experience in the Middle East, Arvind has built a large network of professional contacts and a master database of talent. His deep commitment towards raising the bar by introducing world-class HR Best Practices and ensuring local nationals development enabled him to ensure zero productivity loss during the Arab Spring.

Arvind helps organizations nurture a caring yet performance-oriented culture by utilizing his expertise in adapting and applying World-Class HR Best practices, local labor law compliance, HR policies, Worker Welfare & Ethical Recruitment standards of Supreme Committee.

His key professional accreditations include:

  • MBA (XLRI), India
  • Associate Accredited Coach (ACC) from International Coach Federation, USA
  • Certified trainer for Leadership – Capability & Commitment Building by DDI, USA
  • Certified trainer for Maximizing Performance by DDI, USA
  • Training for Trainers by Slough University, London
  • Examiner for JRD Quality Q.V. Award

Arvind enjoys facilitating change interventions and building individuals, teams, and organizations. His greatest joy is to touch people’s lives through coaching.