Mr. Aditya Dhand
Achiever's Success Story
Mr. Aditya Dhand
Commander Aditya Dhand is a highly accomplished leader with a diverse background in operations, risk management, and leadership roles across multiple sectors. With 21 years of experience as an officer and Helicopter Pilot in the Indian Navy, he has demonstrated exceptional performance and received prestigious accolades such as the “Sword of Honour” and Presidents Silver Medal.
During his tenure in the military, he accumulated over 3500 accident-free flying hours and showcased his expertise in planning and supervising complex and dangerous flying operations. He consistently drove excellence in productivity and operational readiness, ensuring the successful execution of several lifesaving and disaster relief missions. Additionally, he actively engaged in international collaborations, thought leadership and crisis management.
In May 2020, after completing a Certification in Business Management from IIM Ahmedabad, Commander Dhand transitioned to the corporate sector and joined Amazon India. Despite the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic, he quickly scaled up and was the of Site Leader at two of Amazon’s largest sites. Leading teams of over 500 individuals, he efficiently managed the processing of 5 lac customer shipments daily, maintaining a remarkable Six Sigma accuracy level. He also played a pivotal role in overseeing and managing Amazon’s nationwide Covid vaccination program, successfully vaccinating 3.5 lac employees and their dependents.
Currently, as the Director at J.S Held LLC, Commander Dhand is responsible for overseeing Risk Advisory and Forensic Accounting services. Leveraging his extensive experience, he has led complex and sensitive projects related to risk identification and mitigation. His expertise has been instrumental in advising leading private equity funds on geo-political, regulatory, and governance risks. Furthermore, he has conducted numerous pre-investment due diligence exercises for significant deals involving bulge bracket firms.
Commander Dhand’s rich professional background has shaped his core values, including discipline, empathy in leading large teams through VUCA situations, maintaining a strong work ethic, and possessing an unwavering determination to succeed. These qualities, combined with his diverse skill set and leadership experience, position him as a highly capable and accomplished leader across various sectors.