Rajesh Chaturvedi (62) is the Chairman of Adfactors PR, India's largest public relations firm by revenue. With a staff of over 600 people, the multi-speciality PR firm provides service to more than 300 retained clients, including some of the largest corporations and financial institutions – both Indian and multinational.
The firm, under his leadership, has won multiple accolades, including 13 Agency of the Year awards in 2016 and 2015. Separately, during the last two years, Adfactors PR also won 108 awards for campaign excellence at various prestigious national and international. In December 2016, Mr Chaturvedi received the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ from Exchange4media-IPRCCA for his contribution to the public relations industry.
Mr Chaturvedi used to be a national-level hockey player in his younger days. Before joining the communications industry, Mr Chaturvedi had illustrious stints with newspapers such as The Indian Express and The Daily.
Born and raised in Agra, Mr Chaturvedi retains the quintessential tehzeeb – the Urdu expression that denotes the old-world culture – in his everyday professional life. Widely loved and admired for his charm, he is friends with three generations of media, and remains the 'go-to person' within Adfactors PR for his legendary media connect.