Prof. A.N. Bhattacharya to chair the Marketing Leadership Program at SOIL

Top Quote SOIL (School of Inspired Leadership), a unit of Grow Talent Co. Ltd., today announced the appointment of A N Bhattacharya as Program Chair for the Marketing Leadership Program. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) September 03, 2011 - Prof. Bhattacharya will play a pivotal role in scaling-up the learning curve by helping students underline their career goals and future role in the corporate world.

    Prof Bhattacharya brings along 24 years of work experience in corporate and academic institutions. He has worked with popular brands like Amul, Dhara and Vadilal. His expertise lies in the area of channel management, sales management, retail management, consumer behavior and entrepreneurship.

    AN Bhattacharya started his academic career in 1996 as a visiting faculty at the IILM and joined them full-time in 2005. He has held the position of Dean (Academics) at IILM Graduate School of Management, Greater Noida handling their AICTE approved PGDM programme. Being a board member of Academy of International Business (India Chapter), Prof Bhattacharya has been instrumental in organizing two international conferences at IILM, one of which was in collaboration with UNCTAD. He has also presented a joint paper at the Asian Development Bank (ADB) conference at Beijing on the emerging area of public-private partnership in entrepreneurship.

    "Indian higher education is witnessing an unprecedented growth while undergoing a paradigm shift from conventional to contemporary management education. While management education acquires its new and varied dimensions B-Schools like SOIL realized the requirement of a conventional curriculum. I am happy to be a part of SOIL family and look forward to help the students to shape and progress their learning around their current and future business roles and around their personal and career goals" said Prof. Bhattacharya.

    Prof. Bhattacharya is a post graduate in Management Studies from the prestigious Benares Hindu University and also holds a diploma in German Language. He is also an honorary faculty with National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN) and is on the Mentor Advisory Panel of Bharatiya Yuva Shakti Trust (BYST), an NGO working for micro-financing.

    About SOIL:
    SOIL is a business school that aims to create the world's next generation of leaders and professionals in meeting evolving global challenges while working towards sustainability. The school is recognized as a vanguard of change in shaping the future of India through education. We build character, competence and enthusiasm, and focus on developing leaders who create and contribute to sustainable organizations of consequence. Co-created by 32 leading organizations in the form of an industry consortium, who partner with SOIL in: selection of students, curriculum design, mentorship, case study creation and student employment. SOIL helps its students to learn, lead and live by practicing ethics, mindfulness, diversity, compassion and sustainability.

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