People at Fructus

Sriram S. Padmanabhan
Managing Director
Sriram is a graduate Mechanical Engineer with post graduation in Management from XLRI, (class of 1986), one of India’s leading Business Schools.

Sriram’s wide ranging work experience spans Automobile, Auto-component, Engineering and Service sectors both in India,Oman,UAE and Bahrain . He has worked in leading corporate conglomerates including TVS, Murugappa, Bahwan (Oman) and Mahindra & Mahindra in Sales, Marketing and HR functions prior to coming into Consulting involved in Talent Acquisition, HR/OD consulting and Independent Board Search.

Sriram is a qualified Assessor in the EFQM model of Business Excellence, and has assessed leading Indian PSUs and MNCs thus affording him unique management perspectives.

Ramya Sriram Padmanabhan
Ramya is an Associate Member of the Cost and Management Accountants of India and is a rank holder from the University of Madras both in her Bachelors and Masters degrees in Commerce. Ramya has been with Fructus Consultants since its inception and takes care of the Finance and Accounts functions.

Murali Shankar
Murali is a Management Graduate from ITM,Chennai. He is also a Certified Behavioral Analyst and has extensive experience in using various psychometric tools like Thomas Profiling, Transaction Analysis, etc. He began his career with the Modi group of Companies & Oberoi Group of Hotels and was associated with them in various capacities in Sales / Marketing / Customer Service / Training.

Murali’s current areas of interest are leadership, CEO coaching and mentoring linking them directly to individual and organizational objectives. 

Over the years as a trainer, Murali has trained over 40,000 people.  His impressive clientele spans across various industries and geographies. Some of them include ICICI Bank Ltd, Hyundai Motor Corporation; Think soft Global Ltd, Franklin Templeton Limited, Airtel Limited, PEPSI, Indus Ind Bank, Suez Energy (Dubai), Lavazza Foods (Worldwide) BMTC (Dubai), Whirlpool India, Novar India Ltd, Data Patterns (India) Ltd., Sundaram Finance Ltd. and many more. He also has done programs in countries like Singapore, Sri Lanka, Dubai and Bahrain.