Board Of Governors
Dr. Sanjiv Goenka
Chairman, RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group & IMI Board of Governors
Dr. Sanjiv Goenka, is the Chairman of the 7 billion dollar RP Sanjiv Goenka Group. The Group has more than 45,000 employees worldwide and over five hundred thousand shareholders.
The Group’s businesses span several sectors like Power and Natural Resources, Carbon Black, Information Technology, Retail, FMCG, Education, Media, Entertainment and Sports.
Shri V.C. Agrawal
President – Corporate HR, RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group
V C Agrawal brings over 40 years of professional work experience which includes long stints in large diversified conglomerates in the public and private sectors. He has the experience of working in line functions and HR.
At RPSG Group, V C Agrawal has taken several initiatives to align the People Process with the dynamic growth plans of the Group and businesses.
Before joining the Group, he was Director-HR and Board Member of IOCL. During the tenure, he was also the Managing Director of IBP, a subsidiary of IOCL and Board Member of Chennai Petroleum. V C Agrawal is a Fellow Member of AIMA and a certified CEO Coach. He is a Member of the Board of Governors of IMI, New Delhi, Kolkata and Bhubaneswar.
Shri P.K. Khaitan
Senior Advocate & Senior Partner, Khaitan & Co.
Mr Pradip Kumar Khaitan son of Late Bhagwati Prasad Khaitan, aged 80 years is a B.Com, LL.B. and Attorney- at-law (Bell Chambers Gold Medalist). Mr. Khaitan is the Senior Partner of Khaitan & Co. and Senior Mentor of the Firm. He ranks amongst influential legal practitioners in India.
Shri Shashwat Goenka
Sector Head – Retail & FMCG, RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group
Shri Shashwat Goenka is currently the Sector Head – Retail & FMCG of the RP Sanjiv Goenka Group. He is also a Director of Firstsource and PCBL. He is an Executive Member in National Executive Council, FICCI; Chair, FICCI Young Leaders Forum; and Chair, CII National Committee on Retail. After completing his schooling at St. Xavier’s School, Kolkata, he obtained his degree from Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.
Shri Sunil Mitra
Former Revenue & Finance Secretary to Govt. of India
Sunil Mitra retired in June 2011 from the office of Revenue & Finance Secretary, Government of India. Over a 36-year public service career, he is credited with spearheading several policy initiatives at both national and State levels. Thereafter, he has chaired a Committee in the Planning Commission, led consultancies for the British Government and World Bank and serves presently, as an Independent Director on the Boards of a number of Public Companies.
Shri Sunil Bhandari
Executive Director – Corporate Finance, RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group
Mr Sunil Bhandari is Executive Director – Corporate in RP Sanjiv Goenka Group. He has been with the RPG/RPSG Group for three decades and has worked in CESC, PCBL, Saregama, RPG Netcom, Etc. He is a Chartered accountant. At present, he looks after Group Finance and Cross Synergy. He is also a published poet and a podcaster. He is married with one son.
Prof. Mohua Banerjee
Director, International Management Institute Kolkata
Professor Mohua Banerjee, Director, IMI Kolkata is a Professor of Marketing with over fifteen years of teaching experience. Having completed her PhD in Commerce – Marketing from University of Calcutta, she has taught in India and abroad as visiting professor. She is an independent director in Electrosteel Castings Limited. Professor Banerjee is also involved in Retail Management curriculum development for National Skill Development Mission, NITTTR, Ministry of Education, formerly Ministry of HRD, Government of India.
Dr. Himadri Das
Director General, International Management Institute
Dr. Himadri Das is the Director General of IMI since October 2018. Prior to that he spent six years in Business School Director roles at Great Lakes Institute of Management Gurgaon and MDI Gurgaon. He worked in the technology industry in the US and India for thirteen years before moving into academics in 2002. He has a B.Tech. and MBA from IIT Delhi and an M.S.and Ph.D. from the University of Virginia, USA.
Mr. Rajarshi Banerjee
Group CFO, RPSG Group
Rajarshi Banerjee is also the CFO of CESC.
During his long association with the Group, he has held various key positions and has extensive experience in project management and corporate finance. He has handled many challenging assignments in the Group that include raising resources from the domestic and global capital markets, corporate restructurings and regulatory matters. He has been a key member of various senior management cross-functional teams on risk management, operations and driving growth.
Dr. Tirthankar Nag
Professor & Dean – Research & International Relations,
International Management Institute Kolkata
Dr. Tirthankar Nag has a doctorate from IIM Ahmedabad and currently holds the position of Professor and Dean (Research and International Relations) at IMI Kolkata. He has received several awards and recognition for his academic work like Chaudhary Padmanabhan Pant Award, Sahir Memorial Award and others and holds a certificate from the World Bank Institute.
As a consultant, Tirthankar has advised the top management of various organizations on behalf of global consulting firms like PwC, KPMG, and investment banking organizations like SBICAPS and worked on projects of several ministries of the Government of India like the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change. He has also advised many multilateral organizations, which include UN Organizations, the World Bank, DFID, ADB, GIZ and USAID.
Nominee of AICTE Eastern Regional Office
Nominee of State Board of Technical Education