Published On: Fri, Nov 16th, 2018

Anju Seth becomes first woman Director of IIM Calcutta

New Delhi: Anju Seth has become the first woman Director of the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta.

Professor Anju Seth, an alumnus of IIM Calcutta, has become the first woman Director of the same institute.

The Chairperson of Board of Governors of IIM Calcutta, Shrikrishna Kulkarni announces Professor Anju Seth as Director of IIMC, this morning.

Professor Seth is an alumni of IIMC and has most recently held the position of Pamplin Professor of Management at Virginia Tech, USA.

She completed her Ph D from the University of Michigan and has a distinguished academic career spanning over twenty five years.

Prior to joining Virginia Tech, Professor Seth was Professor of Business Administration at University of Illinois. She has received numerous awards for her teaching and research.

She is on the editorial board of many scholarly journals. During the past several years she has maintained strong connections with academic and professional organizations in India such as Vedica Scholars Program and many others.

Shrikrishna Kulkarni said, “We are indeed delighted that Anju will be the first woman Director of IIMC. She was the unanimous choice of the Search Cum Selection Committee and the BOG. On behalf of the IIMC fraternity, it is my privilege to welcome her to the IIMC team.”

Speaking on her new responsibility, Professor Anju Seth said, “It is an honour and privilege to be appointed to serve IIM Calcutta in the position of Director. I look forward to working with faculty, staff, students, Governors and all other stakeholders to build on the Institute’s strong foundations and accomplish new heights of eminence.

ANI

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