Anurag Dandiya is the Founder and CEO of Anthros. As CEO, he leads a handpicked team of professionals that provide the best in client-focused human resources management and business and brand consulting.
Anurag has been in the human resources and Professional Employer Organization (PEO) industry for more than two decades and is known for his willingness to re-engineer the service delivery model to meet client needs. For him, success in business has never been about the quick win. Instead, it is about building relationships over decades and identifying what’s relevant for clients now and in the future. He sees profits as a byproduct of building a legacy with the right team.
Before founding Anthros, Anurag served as Executive Vice President and Director at HR outsourcing companies with annual revenues of more than $1.2 billion. He negotiated a $400 million client acquisition, the largest to date in the PEO industry, along with two other acquisitions valued at over $100 million.
Anurag grew up in India, where he attended The Air Force School in New Delhi and the elite St.Stephen’s College, established in 1881 by the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, and known internationally for its distinguished alumni. Growing up in India, Anurag was deeply inspired by his father Subhash Dandiya, who served in the Indian Air Force as a fighter pilot and retired as a decorated Commanding Officer.
Since 2014, Anurag has served on the Board of Directors for the Florida Association of Professional Employer Organizations (FAPEO). He is a member of Young Presidents Organization (YPO), the premier leadership organization of chief executives around the world. YPO is made up of more than 29,000 chief executives in 130 countries, each recognized for having achieved significant leadership success at a young age. He is also a member of executive coaching organization Vistage International, as well as the Ferrari Club Racing Association. In 2011, he was named Rookie of the Year by the Ferrari Club, and in 2012 he won the 360 Ferrari Challenge Daytona race. A leader in corporate and social responsibility, Anurag is a Founding Donor at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and frequently fundraises for organizations that transform the lives of children and promote the arts. Anurag resides in Central Florida with his love, Filipa Andreia Bento, and their sons, Aidan and Landon.