Alumni News

IIMB Alumni named ’40-under-40 Business Leader’ by AntwerpXL

Gautham Krishnan, an alum of IIM Bangalore’s Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGP) Class of 2020, is distinguished as a ’40-under-40 Business Leader’ in Project Logistics by AntwerpXL, Belgium. Currently, as the Logistics Manager for Project Logistics and Analytics at Fluor Corporation, Gautham has earned acclaim for his impactful contributions to the global Project Logistics and Heavy Lift sectors. The AntwerpXL 40 Under 40 initiative, recognizing emerging talents in breakbulk and heavy lift, applauds Gautham’s achievements and potential for future industry leadership.

Highlighted on the AntwerpXL website, Gautham’s role at Fluor encompasses leadership in the Fast LNG project, oversight of Digital Transformation in Fluor Logistics, and active participation in the Sustainability Supply Chain Committee. Possessing a strong background in Naval Architecture and an MBA from IIM Bangalore, Gautham’s articles on freight analysis and sustainability set industry standards. His involvement in events like Breakbulk Middle East 2023, at the age of 30, reflects a commitment to advancing the sector. Gautham aims to leverage the AntwerpXL 40 Under 40 recognition to bolster industry representation and promote sustainability on a broader scale.

IIM Bangalore Secures Top Position in FT Executive MBA Rankings in India

The Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB) claims the top spot in the Financial Times (FT) 2023 Global Ranking for its Post Graduate Programme in Enterprise Management (PGPEM) for working professionals. IIM Bangalore is the sole Indian business school in the category, securing an impressive 94th position globally. The PGPEM excels across parameters, achieving perfect scores for Faculty with Doctorates (100%), ESG (98), Research (97), Work Experience (90), and a noteworthy score for Carbon Footprint (83). IIMB has significantly improved in Female Faculty and Students’ scores in the FT Global Ranking compared to the previous year. Dr. Rishikesh T Krishnan, Director of IIM Bangalore, attributes this success to the institution’s commitment to delivering high-quality management education and cultivating adaptable business leaders. Tailored for professionals with a minimum of four years of post-graduate work experience, the PGPEM equips participants to handle increased responsibilities as adept business leaders. IIM Bangalore’s consistent ability to meet evolving business needs remains pivotal in its various MBA programs consistently ranking among the world’s best in major global business school assessments.