Foundation Day Lecture 2018

The Foundation Day lecture is arranged by Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara Institute for Management Development (SDMIMD) every year which coincides with the anniversary of the setting up of the Institute. Eminent persons carefully chosen based on their achievements, contribution to building organisations using their professional capabilities and the overall ethos of the organization, have delivered in this lecture series in the past. 
This year Shri. B. Muthuraman, Former Vice Chairman, Tata Steel, will be delivering the Foundation Day Lecture on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at 11:00 AM arranged in SDMIMD Auditorium at Chamundi Hill Road. 
Padma Bhushan Dr. Devi Shetty, well known cardiologist and Founder of Narayana Hrudayalaya; Dr. Harish Hande, CEO of SELCO India, Ramon Magsaysay Award Winner; Mr. S. Sivakumar, Group Head - Agri & IT Businesses, ITC; Shri Vivek Kulkarni, Founder Managing Director Brickwork Ratings; Shri T.S. Krishnamurthy, Former Chief Election Commissioner of India, are some of the personalities who have shared their thoughts in this lecture series. 
Brief Profile of the Speaker: 
Mr. B. Muthuraman (Born 26 September 1944) was the Vice Chairman of Tata Steel, and, Chairman of Tata International.
Having graduated in metallurgical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, Mr. Muthuraman followed it up with MBA from XLRI – Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur. He is also an alumnus of the General Management Program (GMP) at CEDEP, the European Center for Executive Development, France. He has attended the leadership programme at INSEAD, France. Mr. Muthraman has been bestowed with an honorary Doctorate from the Loyola University, Chicago.
Mr. Muthuraman began his career at Tata Steel in 1966 and has held various positions at the company including Vice President of Marketing and Sales; and Vice President of Cold Rolling Mill Projects. He was appointed as Executive Director in the year 2000, Managing Director in 2001 and Non-Executive Vice Chairman in 2009. 
Mr. Muthuraman has been awarded the Padma Bhushan by the Indian government in 2012.
He serves on the boards of Bosch, Tata Industries, and Strategic Energy Technology Systems. He was the President of the Confederation of Indian Industry; Member of the Business Advisory Council of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP). 
Mr. Muthuraman is also associated with various prestigious institutions in the country. To name a few, he was the Chairman of the Board of Governors of XLRI- Xavier School of Management (XLRI), Jamshedpur; Chairman of the Board of Governors of the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Jamshedpur and Chairman of the Board of Governors of IIT Kharagpur.
Mr. Muthuraman is a Member of the Governing Council of SDMIMD. 
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