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 Shashwat Goenka
Vice Chairman, 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 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 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 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.
Shri Sabyasachi Bhattacharya
President – Human Resource, RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group
Sabyasachi Bhattacharya brings over 30 years of professional work experience which includes the Head of Human Resources role for several large businesses in industry sectors like FMCG, Telecom, Paints and Chemicals.
Sabyasachi has the experience of leading functions like IT and Marketing & Sales apart from HR.He has been with the RPSG group since 2007 and immediately before moving to the Group level assignment he was the Chief – HR & IT at PCBL. During this long stint he has been an integral part of the leadership team which spearheaded the transformation of PCBL Ltd. Before joining the group, he led the HR function of Berger Paints India and subsequently was the Director – HR (APAC) for Sherwin-Williams.Sabyasachi is a certified CEO coach and an Emotional Intelligence coach. He is also a Steering Committee member of IMI Delhi, Kolkata and Bhubaneswar..
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.
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.
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. 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.
Prof.Subhrangshu Sekhar Sarkar
Professor,Department of Business Administration ,Tezpur University
Nominee of AICTE
Prof. (Dr.) Subhrangshu Sekhar Sarkar after completing his Masters in Commerce from Gauhati University joined the academics. He has done his doctorate in the area of Taxation. He has undergone Faculty Development Programme in Management from XLRI, Jamshedpur. He has completed a Certificate Programme in Entrepreneurship Teaching from the Indian School of Business (ISB), Hyderabad. He has also undergone a programme on Case Teaching Pedagogy at Harvard Business School, Boston, USA. He holds CMI Level 5 Certificate Leadership and Management awarded by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), UK. He is associated with Tezpur University (A Central University of India) since 1995. He served at IIM Shillong (on lien from Tezpur University) during 2009-10 and helped the process of institution building. On completion of lien, he joined Tezpur University and he has completed his term as Head, the Department of Business Administration, Dean, School of Management Sciences and Head, Department of Commerce. Currently, he is working as a Professor at the Department of Business Administration and Director, Malaviya Mission Teachers Training Centre, Tezpur University, and also Coordinator, MBA (Executive) Programme, Tezpur University. His areas of interest include Accounting, Taxation, Entrepreneurship, and Strategic Management. Prof. Sarkar has conducted several training programmes for various organizations viz. Oil India Limited, Numuligarh Refinery Limited, ONGC Limited, Assam Gas Company Limited, Assam Petrochemicals Limited, NEEPCO, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, Indian Oil Corporation Limited, and All India Radio to name a few. His course “Direct Tax Laws and Practice” offered at the Government of India’s SWAYAM platform has been adjudged one of the Best online courses of all times by the international aggregator Classcentral.com He has more than 30 years of experience in teaching, research, consultancy, and training.