Pope reappoints Guilherme Vaz (80PMIR)  as Member Of Vatican’s Laity Council

Mr. Guilherme Vaz from the 1980 Batch of PMIR

Pope Francis has reappointed  Mr. Guilherme Vaz (80PMIR), on the reconstituted and enlarged Vatican Pontifical Council for the Laity. The appointment of the Mr Guilherme Vaz, was announced on October 6th. For 10 years Vaz was member of the erstwhile, Pontifical Council first appointed by Pope Benedict XVI and continued under Pope Francis. In recognition for his exemplary service to the Universal Church and the International community, Mr Vaz was conferred with the Papal Honour of Knight of the order of St Gregory the Great in 2016. Mr Vaz worked for 23 years, in the TATA group, before taking up the present assignment.  Mr Vaz is also a member of the Bombay Archdiocesan Board of Education and an adviser to the Archbishop of Bombay on Educational matters.


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Vikram Misri (86BMD) is India's next Ambassador to China

Mr. Vikram Misri  from the 1986 Batch of Business Management

The Centre on Friday announced the appointment of India's current Ambassador to Myanmar, Vikram Misri, as the next Ambassador of India to the People's Republic of China. Misri is a career diplomat from the 1989 batch of the Indian Foreign Service, and has served in various capacities at the Headquarters of the Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, New Delhi, in the Prime Minister's Office in New Delhi and in various Indian Missions abroad in Europe, Africa, Asia and North America.


Sandeep Bakhshi (BMD'83) Appointed as MD & CEO of ICICI Bank

Mr. Sandeep Bakhshi  from the 1983 Batch of Business Management

XLRI Jamshedpur feels extremely proud as Mr. Sandeep Bakhshi  from the 1983 Batch of Business Management is appointed the MD & CEO of ICICI Bank. Mr. Bakhshi has been the managing director and CEO of  ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Limited . Prior to this role, he was the deputy managing director of ICICI Bank. In this role, he headed the retail and subsequently the wholesale business at the bank.


Prof. Vanitha Swaminathan  appointed  the President of the AMA Academic Council 

Prof. Vanitha Swaminathan , an XLRI Jamshedpur alumnus from the batch of 1990 Business Management

XLRI Jamshedpur congratulates Prof. Vanitha Swaminathan  on becoming the President of the AMA Academic Council from July 1, 2018, to June 30, 2019. Prof. Vanitha Swaminathan , an XLRI Jamshedpur alumnus from the batch of 1990, is the Thomas Marshall Professor of Marketing in the Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business at the University of Pittsburgh. She holds a doctorate from the University of Georgia and joined the University of Pittsburgh as a faculty member in 2002. Her research interests lie in brand strategy and consumer-brand relationships

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Shweta Mehrotra appointed the India and South Asia Country Human Resources Officer for Citi

Ms Shweta Mehrotra an XLRI alumnus

Heartiest congratulations to Ms Shweta Mehrotra on being appointed as the India and South Asia Country Human Resources Officer for Citi, effective September 1, 2018. Ms. Shweta, an XLRI alumnus has been with Citi for 13 years and has held a series of progressively responsible roles, including Talent & Diversity Head, APAC and Talent & Learning Lead for Institutional Clients Group (ICG) and Global Functions in Asia. She has also held leadership positions covering Operations & Technology and ICG in India.



XLRI Jamshedpur feels proud as its alumnus from the 1990 Batch of Business Management, Mr. Ravi Panchanadan takes over as the MD and CEO of Manipal Global Education Services. Mr. Panchanadan had been appointed the President and COO of MaGE in 2017. Prior to taking up this role, he managed consumer as well as enterprise businesses for MaGE. He was the Director & CEO of Manipal Education (Middle East & Africa Region), Manipal International University, Malaysia as well as the Chief Executive Officer of MeritTrac Services (a 100% subsidiary of MaGE).


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