Jaideep Nandi, PGP 1990, has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Bajaj Consumer Care. Mr. Nandi has been promoted from the role of CEO and will take over as MD from 1st July 2020, effectively. He takes over from Sumit Malhotra, who will step down as the Managing Director.

We wish you congratulations on your new role.

Sandeep Mahajan, PGP 1993, has been appointed as the Managing Director by Goodyear India. Prior to his role as Goodyear India MD, Mr.Mahajan gathered 29 years of experience with large and well known multinational companies.

Many congratulations on behalf of IIMB and the alum community.

Deepika Warrier, PGP 1991, joins Diageo as CMO after 20 years at PepsiCo. In her last role at, PepsiCo, Warrier was helming marketing operations at NourishCo Beverages Limited, a PepsiCo-Tata Global Beverages joint venture since April 2019.

At 44, Warrier is perhaps the country’s only, and PepsiCo’s first official, to head marketing of both foods and beverages.

We are very proud of your achievements and wish you luck in your new role. Many Congratulations.

How small collective actions create a water-secure world – Jyoti Sharma, TEDMED Boston

Jyoti Sharma, PGP 1992, spoke at the prestigious TEDMED platform in Boston. Jyoti, a water Conservationist, spoke about how half of the world is struggling with water scarcity. Jyoti further added, if we each take small collective actions to conserve water and empower fellow community members to do the same, we can create a paradigm shift towards water security worldwide.

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IIMB congratulates Prathab Deivanayagham, AMP 2018, on his new role as HARMAN’s India Country Head & Managing Director. Mr. Deivanayagham was promoted from the position of VP – Head India to his current role.

Wishing you the best success in your new role.

Nayanika Mahtani, PGP 1992, an ex-banker has become a successful and accomplished author and screenwriter. Her books are mostly for children and young adults. Vidya Balan starrer – Shakuntala Devi is written By Nayanika and will be coming soon on Amazon Prime.

Our best wishes for your bright future.

You can further follow her on her website

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Bharat Kundaje, PGP 1977, took part in a month-long musical program in June called the SangeetNitya Concert Series. This Concert Series was online, on Facebook, wherein various vocal artists took part. Bharat is a trained Hindustani Classical musician, he is also adept at semi-classical music forms like devotional, Haveli and Natyasangeet.

Bharat lives in SFO, California and has performed at various concerts at India, Dubai and USA.

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Sandeep Kocchar, PGP 2007, from BlewMinds had collaborated with upGrad to provide personalized career guidance. This collaboration aims to reach many learners and transform their lives by the means of coaching.

Our best wishes are with you. Congratulations.

Coronavirus impact: How consumer behavior will change post-CoVid-19 lockdown

Prof. Kanchan Mukherjee (OB & HRA, IIMB) and Prof. Prithwiraj Mukherjee (Marketing, IIMB) have written about how news norms that will lead to new consumer behavior. Capturing and analyzing relevant consumer data is imperative to understanding this new behavior and building retail strategies around them. This piece was published by Business Today.

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MyCaptain: IIMB Incubated online mentoring startup doubled its enrollments after CoVid-19

MyCaptain offers topic-based mentoring to high school students, undergrads and working professionals. MyCaptain was incubated at NSRCEL, IIMB in 2016 and Co-Founders of the company Mohammed Zeeshan, Sameer Ramesh, Fatema Hussain and Ruhan Naqash, say that they haven’t looked back since.

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IIMA-CMHS held a panel discussion Digital Panel on “Health, Wealth and Dignity – Towards a New Social Contract For India’s Internal Migrant Workers”.

As a part of the esteemed panel, Professor Rishikesha Krishnan, Incoming Director, IIM Bangalore, Former Director IIM Indore, Mr. Deepak Sapra, Alumnus IIMB, Former Chevening Scholar & Fulbright Fellow, Global Head of Business (PSAI), Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories & Citizen Representative, Migrant Workers Social Philanthropy Initiatives, Hyderabad took active part in the discussion and presented their views.

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