IIM Ahmedabad appoints Pankaj Patel as new Chairperson of the Board of Governors

IIM Ahmedabad appoints Pankaj Patel as new Chairperson of the Board of Governors

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Category : Appointment/Resignation Published on: November 18 2022

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  • The Indian Institute of Ahmedabad (IIMA) has announced the appointment of Pankaj R. Patel as the new Chairperson of the Board of Governors, effective November 16.
  • Patel, who will become the fourteenth Chairperson of the institute, has been a member of the IIMA Board of Governors for eight years.
  • Pankaj Patel is the Chairman of Zydus Lifesciences Ltd., a discovery-driven, global Lifesciences company with operations in 55 countries worldwide.
  • Patel succeeds Kumar Mangalam Birla, who completed his four years’ term on Tuesday. He is the 14th chairperson of the IIM-A since the institute was founded in 1961.
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