Global leadership advisory and executive search firm Vanguarde announced today the appointment of Narain Inuganti as a Partner. Narain will report to Gabrielle Brown, Vice President of Operations & Managing Partner for Vanguarde. 

In his capacity, Narain is poised to fill roles within leading companies across diverse sectors, spanning consumer goods, life sciences, technology, and more. His responsibilities encompass a spectrum of highly coveted positions that hold significant sway in shaping the strategic direction and operational excellence of these esteemed organizations. Across these multifaceted sectors, Narain embodies a blend of strategic acumen, operational excellence, and transformative leadership. His ability to navigate complex challenges and provide solutions for companies, inspire teams, and analyze industry trends positions him as a linchpin in driving organizational success and shaping the future of industries worldwide. 

“Narain joining our team is a huge win for Vanguarde” said LP Green, II, Chairman & CEO of Vanguarde. “Narain’s passion, drive, and committment to inclusive hiring will allow him to be an incredible assest to our clients. His keen insights and strategic acumen will empower us to navigate the ever-evolving landscape of executive search with agility and innovation.”

“I am so excited to have Narain on our team, and even more excited about the talent he will be able to place within some of the world’s most impactful companies,” said Gabrielle Brown, Vice President of Operations & Managing Partner of Vanguarde. “Narain is deeply committed to executing searches in a way that is equitable, standardized, and thorough. I believe whole-heartedly that the impact he will have, and already has within the executive search industry will allow companies to see Narain as a trusted partner as they navigate new spaces.” 

“I am honored to be joining Vanguarde Search as one of the first members and thrilled to be part of creating a new equitable standard in the executive search industry”, says Narain. “At the end of the day, fostering equitable standards in executive recruiting isn’t just about filling a role; it’s about reshaping leadership to reflect the diverse voices and experiences of our world.” 

Prior to Vanguarde, Narain served as a Lead Executive Recruiter for an industry agnostic, DEI focused executive search firm. At the firm, Narain helped place over 20 diverse executives in multiple industries while also helping build out organizations DEI teams and practices. 

 Narain holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Philosophy from the University of Tampa at Tampa Bay, Florida.  


 About Vanguarde  

Vanguarde is a global leadership advisory and executive search firm. We are dedicated to identifying, attracting, and placing top-tier executive talent while prioritizing inclusion in every search we undertake. By leveraging our expertise and network, we aim to create leadership teams that reflect the richness of perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds that are guaranteed to drive transformative change within a company.