E. Balaji - MD & CEO
Balaji E is the MD & CEO and heads Randstad in India and Sri Lanka.
He has over 17 years of experience, which began at Ma Foi in 1994. With extensive exposure to several
industry sectors and wide business acumen, Balaji has been instrumental in designing recruitment processes
using multi-pronged strategies for attracting the right talent. In his last role in the company, he was
heading the Staffing Solutions business which comprises of Permanent Staffing, Flexi Staffing, Career Skills
Training and Assessment service offerings of the company.
Balaji holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Physics and a Masters in Business Administration and has done his Senior
Executive program in INSEAD, Fontainebleau. He is a certified Lead Auditor (IRCA, UK) for ISO 9001:2000 and a
certified Six Sigma Green Belt.
Hastha Krishnan – Director & President - Search & Selection
Hastha Krishnan joined Ma Foi in 1994. She has held a number of key positions in the organization in the
last 17 years. After a stint in Executive Search, she moved on to head Ma Foi Europe operations for about
3 years. Hastha then returned to India and took charge of key account management, before heading Executive
Search. Hastha is now Director and President - Executive Search, Selection & Professional Staffing.
Hastha started her career as freelance market research consultant and had around eight years of work experience in Market
Research before joining Ma Foi.
With strong client relationship skills and extensive involvement in people development, Hastha believes in hands on
management. According to her, capability building and empowerment are fundamental aspects for professional success.
One has to continuously build skills and acquire knowledge to sustain in the market. Hastha also regards social
responsibilities as part of professional development and strives to help the underprivileged in education. Being a
trustee in Ma Foi Foundation, she is actively involved in the various initiatives.
Hastha has deep interest in reading books and writing. She holds a Masters in English with a Bachelor’s degree in
Sociology and English.
Aditya Narayan Mishra - President - Staffing and Director - Marketing
Aditya Narayan Mishra heads the Staffing Business of Randstad India and is one of the Directors in the Randstad India Board. He also holds an additional responsibility of the Marketing & Communications portfolio. Aditya joined Ma Foi (now Randstad India) in 1999 and has held various key positions in the organisation. He is responsible for the staffing business and sustains its leadership position and growth. Aditya also drives the Randstad business in each of the Tier II locations of our operations in alignment with our overall goal of profitable growth.
An accomplished leader, Aditya is a 20 year veteran and an expert in the field of human resources and has been instrumental in designing recruitment processes using multi-pronged strategies for attracting the right talent across industries. He is a regular media commentator and spokesperson at industry events. Prior to joining Randstad, Aditya was with Larsen & Toubro.
Aditya holds a Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Electronics and Telecommunication) from Sambalpur University, and a Masters in Business Administration from Jadavpur University. He is a Certified Six Sigma Green Belt and a Certified Assessor on Business Excellence on EFQM model.