Hemant Kale

Founder Managing Partner @ Yashodhan Consulting
Supply Chain Management Expert
International Corporate Trainer
NLP Practioner cum Coach

Mr Hemant Kale , Supply Chain Expert , International Corporate Trainer , A Distinguished Academician and A NLP Coach brings at Yashodhan Consulting his thirty three years of versatile Corporate Experience in Leadership positions at Multinational Companies in India , West Africa and UAE.

Hemant’s primary domain expertise is in Sourcing and Supply Chain Management at FMCG , Chemicals , Food and Pharma industries. He has been extensively engaged and has contributed as a Human Resource professional in Talent Management, Talent Engagement and Performance Management areas over last decade.

He established Yashodhan Consulting in February 2014 , as a Founder Managing Partner. Since then Yashodhan has been working under three verticals Academics - Consulting - Training.

In a short span of over five years Yashodhan Consulting has been instrumental in grooming over 2000 plus Management Students , Executives , Managers , Senior Managers and General Managers. We have helped them achieve their short term goals and have guided them with appropriate tools , techniques with our interactions to take a leap in to their long term goals. At Yashodhan we have been extensively supporting Learning and Development activities for small , medium and large manufacturing and service oriented organisations in Mumbai , Pune , Nashik , Indore , Gujarat. Our Signature program on End to End Supply Chain Management which was also conducted overseas last year in Doha Qatar for a large Chemical Conglomerate was also repeated again within six months.

Educational Background

  • Alumni of IIM, Lucknow with Advance Program in Human Resource Management.

  • PG Program in Materials Management from Indian Institute of Materials Management.

  • A Mechanical Engineer from M.I.T Manipal, Mysore University with Distinction.

  • An Interactive & a Collaborative Person with high People Process Orientation

Work Experience

A quick chronological run down of roles and responsibilities in last two decades
2014 - to date

Feb 2014 to Current – Managing Partner, Yashodhan Consulting, Mumbai. In to Academics , Consulting and Corporate Training in SCM and Leadership.

2015 - 2017

July 2015 to June 2017 – President Commercial at Dorf Ketal Chemicals Private Ltd. Malad, Mumbai. Heading Global Buying, Logistics and Exports.

2005 - 2013

Nov 2009 to Oct 2013 – Head of Contract Manufacturing at Asian Paints Ltd. Overlooking Operations, Commercial & Quality for over 16 - 20 tolling units pan India.
Sept 2005 to Oct 2009 – Chief Manager Purchase at Asian Paints Ltd. Incharge for Global Raw Materials Purchases, Local and Imports.

2004 - 2005

General Manager Materials at Sapat, Mumbai.

2000 - 2004


Head of Purchase, European Perfume Works & Emicos International, Dubai and Sharjah .



Planning, Purchasing and Logistics Manager at Reckitt Benckiser, Lagos, Nigeria.



Group Materials Manager, Chi Ltd Lagos, Nigeria.

1991 - 2000

Colgate Palmolive India Ltd , in growing responsibilities from Assistant Manager Materials to Manager Materials to Manager Tooth Brush Operations.

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