From HUL to Amazon: FMCG, e-tail firms take part in IIM-A summer placements

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Consumer goods and e-commerce firms led by HUL, Mondelez, P&G, Amazon, and Flipkart participated in Cluster-II of the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad's (IIM-A's) summer placements process. 

Cluster-II of the summer placements process for the PGP class of 2019 saw participation from more than 45 firms from the consumer goods, general management & leadership, government enterprises, advisory consulting, and consumer services sectors.

While Amazon extended 12 offers, Flipkart made eight offers. 

Participating firms from the consumer goods & services segment included regular recruiters like AB InBev, Airtel, HUL, Mondelez, P&G, Reckitt Benckiser, Star TV, and Wipro, among others. AB InBev made nine offers, while Airtel and HUL made eight offers each. Further, P&G and Star TV made seven offers each.

According to IIM-A, the general management & leadership cohort saw a large number of offers, including 14 from the RPG Group and 10 from the Aditya Birla Group.

The Telangana government, which was hiring for the Industry & Commerce and ITE&C departments, made five offers.

Earlier, Accenture Strategy had made 19 offers in Cluster-I of the summer placements process, which saw participation from over 35 firms. 

Companies that visited the campus during Cluster-I comprised various cohorts, including investment banking and markets, management consulting, as well as private equity, venture capital, and hedge funds.