Aakanksha Bhargava (born 1985) is an Indian entrepreneur, and is currently the only woman leading a large relocation business in India. She is the CEO and President of PM Relocations Pvt Ltd (PMR) in Gurgaon.
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Bhargava was born in Kolkata and later moved to Delhi in 1992. She studied at Tagore International School in Vasant Vihar, Delhi and later completed her B.Com Honours from Hindu College. After this she went to Singapore and Dubai for further studies and completed her master's degree, MBA in Marketing from S P Jain School of Global Management, Singapore and Dubai.
Bhargava joined PMR on April 30, 2007. Initially she was a manager in international sales, then moved on to handling corporate sales, marketing, operations and other verticals for the company. She was promoted to CEO in 2012. In 2015 she was awarded "Best Women Leader" by the Business Today Awards in the Small & Medium Enterprise segment. She was recognized for her contribution towards the entrepreneurship report submitted on behalf of PMR by Indian School of Business(ISB). She is also an elected member of PAIMA and IAM’s board panel.
Bhargava opened new branches of the company in Bangalore, Hyderabad, Pune, Ahmedabad, Mumbai and Chennai. With this the company has also grown in numbers, global contracts and people. During her tenure as the CEO of PMR, the company has grown from a top line of Rs 2 crore in 2010 to nearly Rs 46 crore in 2015.
She has written articles for the education portal Education Insider, MindYourBusiness and for the Indo-German Chamber of Commerce.Best Woman Leader - Business Today SME Awards 2015.