Chennai, 4 Feb 2019:IFMR – Graduate School of Business today announced the appointment of Dr. V. Anantha Nageswaran as its new Dean. Under the leadership of the Dean Dr. V. Anantha Nageswaran, IFMR-GSB envisions to prepare future leaders of business and industry who will be capable of critical, abstractive, analytical, quantitative, integrative and ethical thinking.
Dr. Nageswaran has a doctoral degree from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and has taught extensively in India and Singapore since 2006. He was the Chief Investment Officer of Bank Julius Baer from 2009 to 2011 and has co-authored three books - Economics of Derivatives, Derivatives and Can India Grow. He is a well-known columnist having written for Economic Times, BusinessLine, Financial Express and MINT.
Speaking about IFMR-GSB, Dr.V. Anantha Nageswaran said, “World over, universities offering business and management education are asking hard questions of the purpose of their MBA programmes. MBA graduates are expected to be competent in functional areas, decisive and effective managers and leaders, with a strong moral compass and a firm sense of purpose. Krea University’s Interwoven Learning approach provides us with the multidimensional perspective and ethical foundation to build a host of functional and behavioural competencies in IFMR-GSB MBA programme.”