Alumni News

IIMB Director Prof. Rishikesha T Krishnan launches the Institute’s Golden Jubilee logo

JLL India appoints Radha Dhir as its new CEO.

Ramesh Nair, CEO of JLL India, has announced his departure to seek possibilities outside the industry. As the firm’s new CEO, Radha Dhir, an alumna of IIMB, will succeed Nair. Dhir is a seasoned financial professional who has previously held prominent roles at YES Bank and Deutsche Bank.

“I am delighted to welcome Ms Dhir as India CEO to lead JLL in one of the most important and exciting real estate markets in the world. I am confident that by bringing in a leader from outside of real estate, whose skills and expertise complement those of our existing management team, we will be able to take the business to the next level,” Couse said on Dhir’s appointment.

We wish you many congratulations.

Poorvank Purohit has been appointed CEO of Solara Active Pharma Science.

Poorvank has joined Solara on February 3rd, 2023. He is regarded as a transformative leader and has over 19 years of solid B2B expertise in both API and finished dosage forms. He was given the “Person of the Year 2021” award by Inner Review Magazine (March 2022 issue), and CEO Insights Magazine included him among the “Top 10 Chief Operating Officers 2021” across industries ( September 2021 edition). His specialty is restructuring businesses for rapid development and long-term viability.

Former employee of prominent pharmaceutical companies Hikal, Alembic, Jubilant, and Ranbaxy (Sun Pharma), Poorvank is a graduate of IIMB and the Wharton Management School. He has held senior positions where he provided strategic direction and oversaw company improvement initiatives. His most recent position was Chief Operational Officer at R L Fine Chem Bangalore, a business that focuses on APIs.

We wish you many congratulations.

PeerCapital, founded by IIMB alumni, closed its first fund at 300 Crores.

PeerCapital, a venture capital firm, has finished the first closure of its first fund, raising around Rs 300 crore ($37.5 million). The fund is set up as an Alternative Investment Fund (AIF) in India Category II with a feeder vehicle in Delaware, United States, for the aggregation of foreign capital.

Rohit MA, alumnus IIMB MPEFB-3, the former MD and co-founder of Cloudnine Group of Hospitals, Karthik Prabhakar, alumnus IIMB PGP 2011, the former MD of growth-stage venture capital firm Chiratae Ventures, and Ankur Pahwa are the managing partners of the Bengaluru-based VC firm.

EV SIG meet- Software Defined Vehicle

Join Networking over Hi-Tea, followed by an interactive fireside chat with Sirish Batchu (EGMP 2012) on the technology, trends and opportunities.

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Note: This event is open for Non-IIMB delegates from the industry as well and registration is a must.

Announcement: Anveshan – The Adventure & Mountaineering club of IIMB

We are delighted to inform you that Anveshan – The Adventure & Mountaineering club of IIM Bangalore is back with its flagship end-of-the-year trips. This year, we have identified 2 exciting options for you to choose from! Note that you can select any one option out of the two.

Option 1: Everest Base Camp

Details: In the attached brochure
Trip starting point: Kathmandu
Dates: Batch 1: 2nd April to 17th April

Standard total amount: Rs 53990- Special Price for IIMB students (inclusive of GST) (does not include flight tickets to and fro from Kathmandu)
Premium total amount: Rs 72990 (inclusive of GST) (does not include flight tickets to and fro from Kathmandu)
Advance Booking Amount: Rs 20,000
Pre-requisites: This is a difficult trek; thus, good physical fitness is recommended.
Please note that we have attached an excel sheet with the detailed itinerary for your reference and also a cost differentiation between the standard and premium packages for EBC.

Option 2: North East Trip
Details: In attached brochure
Trip starting point: Guwahati
Dates: 19th March to 25th March
Total amount: Rs 20,990- Special Price for IIMB students (inclusive of GST) (does not include flight tickets to and fro from Guwahati)
Advance Booking Amount: Rs 8,000
Pre-requisites: None

We request you to please fill your preference in this form by 11:59 PM on 27th Feb’23.

Also, if there is a group of minimum 6 people in either of the options for the grad trip, then the dates can be customized according to their preference.

For any queries please connect with
Ayushi – 8368034107
Vaibhav Garg – 82859 48256