Somaiya Vidyavihar University appoints Dr. Raman Ramachandran as Head of Management Development Programmes at K J Somaiya Institute of Management

 

Mumbai : Somaiya Vidyavihar University is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Raman Ramachandran as the Chairperson of the Management Development Programmes and Professor of Practice at K J Somaiya Institute of Management.

Dr. Raman will be responsible for the major activities in K J Somaiya Institute of Management and other Somaiya Vidyavihar University institutions. He will facilitate in developing and executing a world-class annual plan for both open, online and customized Management Development Programmes (MDP). He will be assessing various sectors, curating innovative programs for appropriate audiences, and promoting those programs through various channels and methods including networking events, digital and social media promotions, etc.

“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Raman Ramachandran to the Somaiya family”, said Samir Somaiya, Chancellor, Somaiya Vidyavihar University “Raman’s deep expertise in strategic thinking, planning, and resource management will enable Somaiya institutions in developing, leading, and executing at the forefront to create a dynamic approach towards education with various stakeholders for business development. K J Somaiya’s vision is to build a world-class research and teaching institution that is global in reach for its ideas and universal in its service. With the leadership of Dr. Ramachandran we can design, deliver programs that will strengthen the team further.”

Dr. Raman Ramachandran, Head of MDP, K J Somaiya Institute of Management said, “I am excited to join Somaiya Vidyavihar and look forward to translating my 3 decades of corporate experience to management education”.

Dr. Raman is the former Chairman and Managing Director of BASF and Head of the BASF legal entities in South Asia. He spent 22 years with BASF and held many positions of responsibility for the Asia Pacific region and South Asian region. Raman was also a member of the Asia Pacific Business Board, Vice-President, CropLife Asia and also chaired the Chemicals and Petrochemicals group of CII. He recently stepped down from the role of MD & CEO of PI Industries but continues to be on the board of the company. He is also Non Executive Vice Chairman of board of Calibre chemicals, Independent Director on board of Proklean Technologies. He received a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural from Tamil Nadu University further he pursued Masters in Agricultural from the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, and a Ph.D. from the University of Adelaide.

 

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