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7 out of 13 current IIM directors IITians

UPDATE: The new IIM Indore Director, Rishikesha T Krishnan (IITK86) replaces N Ravichandran (IITM80), ensuring that 7 out of the 13 IIM Directors are still IITians!

  • Rishikesha T Krishnan, Director IIM Indore, has a M.Sc from IIT Kanpur (1986)
  • P. Rameshan, IIM-Rohtak Director, has a Ph.D. in Economics from IIT Kharagpur, (1992).
  • B.S. Sahay, Founding Director of IIM Raipur, holds a Ph.D. from IIT Delhi, (1995).
  • Janat Shah, IIM Udaipur Director, is an IIT Bombay (1980) graduate.
  • Gautam Sinha, Director IIM Kashipur, was a professor for over 10 years at IIT Kharagpur.
  • Ashish Nanda, Director of IIM Ahmedabad, is an IIT Delhi (1981) graduate and gold medalist.
  • Sushil Vachani, the new Director of IIM Bangalore, is a graduate of IIT Kanpur (1973).

 

November, 2013.

Sushil VachaniSushil Vachani,a graduate of IIT Kanpur (1973), IIM Ahmedabad and Harvard Business School, has been appointed as the Director of the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.This follows in the wake of the appointment of Ashish Nanda, an IIT Delhi (1981), IIM Ahmedabad and Harvard Business School graduate, as the Director of IIM Ahmedabad.

Consequently, a full seven of the thirteen current IIM directors have studied at or been affiliated with the IITs in a significant manner.
  • N. Ravichandaran, IIM Indore Director, holds a Ph.D from IIT Madras (1980).
  • P. Rameshan, IIM-Rohtak Director, has a Ph.D. in Economics from IIT Kharagpur, (1992).
  • B.S. Sahay, Founding Director of IIM Raipur, holds a Ph.D. from IIT Delhi, (1995).
  • Janat Shah, IIM Udaipur Director, is an IIT Bombay (1980) graduate.
  • Gautam Sinha, Director IIM Kashipur, was a professor for over 10 years at IIT Kharagpur.
  • Ashish Nanda, Director of IIM Ahmedabad, is an IIT Delhi (1981) graduate and gold medalist.
  • Sushil Vachani, the new Director of IIM Bangalore, is a graduate of IIT Kanpur (1973).

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  1. Vibhor LaddhaDecember 7, 2013 at 9:54 pmReply

    Mr. Sushil Vachani replaces Mr. Pankaj Chandra. Mr. Chandra, a graduate of IIT (BHU) Varanasi and an alumnus of the Wharton School (University of Pennsylvania, USA), was the Director of the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore from December 2007 to September 2013.

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