MICA has appointed three new members to its Governing Council. Abhijit Bhaduri, Chief Learning Officer, Wipro, Achal Bakeri, Chairman and Managing Director, Symphony Limited, Dr Tridip Suhrud, Director and Chief Editor, Samabarmati Ashram Preservation and Memorial Trust.
Abhijit Bhaduri is also on the board of a prestigious programme for Chief Learning Officres run by the University of Pennsylvania. Prior to joining Wipro, he has led cross HR teams in India, AsiaPacific and the US at Microsoft, Pepsico and Colgate. His thought pieces are captured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Economic Times and People Matters.
Achal Bakeri, an MBA in Finance and Real Estate Finance from University of Southern California is also a scholar from the London School of Economics on leadership and global governance. Bakeri’s entrepreneurial journey began in 1998 with Symphony Ltd, which is now public listed company with a market capitalisation of Rs.8000 crores. He has been associated with various professional bodies and public charitable institutions and also has been a recipient of several awards in the entrepreneurship and leadership space.
Dr. Tridip Shurud is an active member of the Gandhi Heritage Sites Mission supported bby the Government of India. Over the tenure of his career, Dr. Tridip has gained inclusive knowledge on the life and thoughts of Mahatma Gandhi and has been consistently writing books and essays on it. Some of his recent works include Bapu: The Mirabehn- Gandhi Correspondence, Gandhiji Ni Rojnshi, Hind Swaraj ek Anushilan, Kavi Ni Choki, and a bilingual edition of M.K. Gandhi’s Hind Swaraj.
Dr. Nagesh Rao, President and Director, MICA said, “The greatest insights occur at the intersection of different areas of work, different ways of thinking, different ways of doing and different ways of being. In our new governing council members, Prof. Suhrud, Bakeri and Bhaduri, we have exactly that, expertise in very diverse areas and ways of life adding richly to conversations on how to take MICA forward.”