Professor Bharat Bhasker has been appointed as the new director of the Indian Institute of Administration (IIM), Ahmedabad, the institute educated on Monday.
His tenure commences from 1 March 2023. His appointment is for a time period of 5 decades.
Bhasker at present serves at IIM Lucknow as professor of Info Engineering and Units.
For the thirty day period of February, the Board of Governors has appointed Professor Arindam Banerjee as the Director-In-Charge.
Professor Bhasker is an professional IT chief with about a few decades of practical experience in training, exploration, industry and consulting in India and globally.
Earlier, he has also served a five-12 months phrase as the director of IIM Raipur soon after his two-ten years extensive affiliation with IIM Lucknow in a variety of capacities, together with becoming the performing director.
Resource website link The Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM Ahmedabad) is pleased to announce the appointment of Prof. Bharat Bhasker as its new Director. Prof. Bhasker’s highly distinguished academic career and impressive leadership track record, earned him the unanimous approval of the Management Board, who feel fortunate to have an experienced leader of his caliber and unquestionable capabilities.
Prof Bhasker holds a Ph.D from IIM Ahmedabad, which he obtained in 1994. Since then, he has been actively involved in both teaching and research, with special research interests in the areas of corporate strategy and strategy implementation. He also has significant industry experience and has served as a faculty member at various prestigious management institutes in India and abroad, including IIM Bangalore, European Management Institute, HEC Paris and Durham University.
As Director, Prof. Bhasker aims to foster an environment of creativity and innovation at the institute. He has placed special emphasis on the integration of research and teaching and will be working towards imbibing the highest standards of excellence among teachers and students alike. At the same time, he will ensure that IIM Ahmedabad remains on the cutting-edge of academic excellence and continues to be at the forefront of business leadership.
Commenting on his new role, Prof. Bhasker said “I am deeply humbled and honored to be appointed as the Director of IIM Ahmedabad. It is a great privilege to lead an institute of such repute and I look forward to the new challenges ahead. My immediate focus will be to build on the existing areas of excellence and to strive for even greater heights.”
We believe that the appointment of Prof. Bhasker as Director will usher in an exciting new era at IIM Ahmedabad, and we hope that his tremendous passion and knowledge will take the institute to even greater heights.