All India Management Association (AIMA) has recently elected its new team of office- bearers. Sunil Alagh, Chairman, SKA Advisors, and ex- MD, Britannia, is the new President, Sudhir Jalan, Vice-chairman, SICPA India, is Senior VP, Subir Raha, Chairman, ONGC, is VP. and PK Gupta, MD, Galaxy Venture, is Treasurer.
Alagh takes over from R Gopalakrishnan, Executive Director, Tata Sons. This year’s team, internally known as the Committee of Office-bearers (COB), has Raha as the new entrant. The other members have been part of COB under R Gopalakrishnan’s presidency.
AIMA last year launched many new initiatives besides carrying on with its regular activities like Management Development Programmes, National Management Convention, Advanced Management Programmes with faculty from Harvard, national competitions and events, testing services and management education through distance learning mode.
AIMA has 35,000 members and 63 Local Management Associations (LMA). It also adopted a new, contemporary logo which was launched in August.
Another major initiative taken last year was to spread the national management movement to young minds. AIMA launched its Shaping Young Minds Programme which gave a platform to young managers and management students to interact with icons like Azim Premji, Suresh Prabhu, Piyush Pandey, Narayan Karthikeyan, Kiran Majumdar, Prabhu Chawla, Arun Nanda, Prasoon Joshi, Adi Godrej, B Muthuraman among others, and learn from their experiences. The programme was successfully conducted in four locations, viz., Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Indore, with more than 4,000 participants attending.