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Mr. S S Raman

Raman brings a rich experience as MD & CEO of large organizations across industry and functions over 36 years. Raman concluded his corporate career in 2011. His corporate assignments included being MD & CEO of TVS Electronics Limited, Executive Director of Whirlpool of India Limited, DGM at Birla Yamaha Limited and Senior Manager at TATA Motors. Currently, he is a full time practicing Leadership Coach and is also engaged as a Consultant for Strategy and Operational Excellence

 

Dr.VSanjeevi

Dr.Sanjeevi has a total work experience of thirty four years, including fifteen years as Managing Director / Director/CEO in Arvind Mafatlal Group, Maytas Infra Ltd etc. and worked in diverse Industries such as pharmaceuticals, consumer goods, and textiles. He was with Hindustan Unilever for 12 years as Executive Director-Supply Chain, engaged in many functions such as Production planning, Logistics and has been instrumental in new initiatives in areas such as Systems, Distribution and Logistics. Dr.Sanjeevi is a gold medalist in Chemical Engineering and has done his Post Graduation in Industrial Engineering from NITIE.

 
 

Mr.S.Seshasayee

Mr S (Sesh) Seshasayee was the MD- in charge of all India Manufacturing operations for Claas India Ltd. He joined Claas India in 2016 after a long stint with the Mahindra Group, where for about 10 years, he has been the Vice President of Supply Chain, Tractor Division. This company Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. (M&M) is an Indian multinational headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. Mr Seshasayee was in charge of the entire end-to-end domestic supply chain process.

 
 
 

Mr Satish Jamdar

Mr. Jamdar has 43 years of experience with six Organizations – Siemens, Voltas, GEC Alstom, BPL Sanyo, Real Value Appliances and Blue Star, of which last 7 years as Managing Director of Blue Star. Engaged in Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Services, EPC contracts, International Business operations, HR, Finance, Corporate Governance, and General Management.

 
 
 
 

Mr. Bharat Parekh

Mr Parekh holds a Bachelor of Technology (Mechanical) degree from Indian Institute of Technology (1977), Mumbai and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from IIM, Ahmedabad (1980).Mr. Parekh started his career with Tata Motors in Materials Management area covering Procurement, Strategic Sourcing, Ancillary Development etc. and finally moved to Purchase & Supply Chain function in 2013. His last position in Tata Motors was that of Chief Purchasing Officer before he superannuated from the company in October, 2015.

 
 
 

Mr.Anil Gupta

Mr.Anil Gupta was the Chairman and Managing Director of Container Corporation of India -CONCOR.Mr.Gupta is a graduate from University of Delhi. He had a long stint of carrier in Indian Railways and CONCOR

 
 
 
 

Prof.Janat Shah

Prof. Janat Shah has been director of IIMU since its inception in 2011 and becomes the only director amongst the new IIMs to have received an extension of his tenure. Prof. Shah holds a degree in mechanical engineering from IIT Bombay and is a Fellow in Operations Management from IIM Ahmedabad. He continues to teach courses in Operations Management at IIM Udaipur.

 
 
 
 
 
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Mr Kamlesh N Thakur

Mr Kamlesh N Thakur (former Asia Pacific Director – Procurement / Integrated Supply Chain, Motorola Inc. and the Region Head & Director – APJI Operations / Services Enablement, NCR Corporation, US) is a Multi-country / Multi-cultural top Management Professional with significant domain knowledge, and over three decades of very credible leadership experience with reputed organizations in India, at Asia Pacific and globally, an excellent mix of Public and Private, Indian and Global Corporations. He is also the Founder and the CEO of Radbin Global [Management Consulting].

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Arvind Surange

Arvind Surange has worked as a Project Engineer at Air control & Chemical Engineering co. ltd., Bombay from 1963 to 1968.He has designed, planned and executed various types of industrial and comfort air-conditioning refrigeration, humidification and ventilation systems. He Has worked as a Project Manager at Kirloskar Pneumatic co. ltd., Pune from 1968 to 1971. Arvind Surange holds a master’s degree in Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Engineering from University of Roorkee and a  bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Roorkee. He has also done an Advanced training on Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Projects in Germany and Denmark. Started own consultancy firm in July,1971 and since then have handled consultancy assignments for over four hundred projects of various types including cold stores, precooling and frozen food plants, ice and ice cream plants and dairies, breweries, etc. and comfort / process air-conditioning, air cooling and industrial ventilation systems.

 
 
 
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Dr Aditya Gupta

Aditya is a PhD, MBA, Computer Engineer and CFA by qualification. He comes with over 24 years of diverse experience in the areas of Supply Chain Management, General Management, Finance and Sales, of which he spent 23 years in corporate and about 1-year in teaching. He has worked with leading corporates like the TVS Group, Tata Group, Virgin Group, Moser Baer, Jindal Group, Essar Group in various managerial and senior managerial roles. He has an excellent track record of consistently meeting the most challenging corporate goals with success.