Christopher C. Doyle
Christopher C. Doyle is a Growth Catalyst and Executive
Coach who has enabled business leaders transform their organizations and
achieve better business results over the last 7 years. He runs his own firm
called The Growth Catalysts. Prior to this, he was the CEO, India for the
Economist Intelligence Unit, a part of The Economist Group, which publishes The
Economist, where he set up the India office.
Christopher has over 27 years of experience in India and
Asia, in industries as diverse as consumer products, hospitality and
information technology with leading multinational companies like Coats Viyella,
Eveready Battery Company Inc, Bausch & Lomb, Hilton Hotels and IBM, with
over 10 years as Business Head with a P&L responsibility. In the course of
an eventful career, he has launched and built market share for new products,
turned around poorly performing businesses and launched and built startups into
successful businesses. He has run businesses of varying sizes, from small
startups to large business units with over 6000 employees. Christopher is also
a certified Executive Coach, by the International Coach Federation and has been
rated by Business World magazine as one of India’s leading CEO Coaches.
He is on the Advisory Board of the Institute for
Competitiveness, which is part of the global network of the Institute for
Strategy and Competitiveness at Harvard Business School, led by Michael Porter.
He has contributed articles on management to various publications apart from
writing for the Economist Intelligence Unit, and has spoken at international
conferences and seminars on business and management issues. Christopher has
also been a visiting faculty at leading business schools in India.
Christopher graduated in business management from the Indian
Institute of Management, Kolkata. Prior to that, he obtained an honours degree
in Economics from St. Stephens College, Delhi University. Christopher is also
an author of three national bestselling novels and indulges his passion for
music through his band called “Mid Life Crisis”. Christopher is based in New