By- DK Sharma and Correspondent| Date- September 18, 2011
Guwahati born and ex-Cottonian Senjam Raj Sekhar has been named among the 100 most influential communicators in the world, by Holmes Report, regarded as the Bible of global Public Relations industry.
In the ranking made by the New York headquartered publication of 100senior corporate communicators based on external nominations along with its own editorial research. Some of the criteria used include thought leadership in the global public relations industry, reputation for innovation and status & respect within the organization and peers.
This prestigious list includes global communication heads from some of the world’s biggest companies like Apple, AT&T, Microsoft, Google, Coca Cola, PepsiCo, McKinsey, Unilever and Walmart. The list also features communication heads of the White House and the European Commission.
Senjam Raj Sekhar is currently the Director of Corporate Communications for the London headquartered Vedanta Group. Prior to that he was the Senior Vice President and Head of Group Corporate Communications for Bharti Group where he led the communications effort of Airtel’s foray into 20countries in Africa, Europe and Asia.
Senjam Raj Sekhar is much sought after speaker at PR and Corporate Communications Forums across the world. He was the first speaker from India at the annual IPRA Summit in London, organized by the International Public Relations Association.
Senjam Raj Sekhar was educated in Don Bosco School, Guwahati, Cotton College, Guwahati and later at Faculty of Law, Delhi University.