5th CONVOCATION (Saturday, 07th October, 2017)

Chief Guest

chief guest

Mr. Banmali Agrawala
President & CEO
GE South Asia

Mr. Banmali Agrawala is the President and CEO for GE South Asia and is responsible for all of GE's operations in the Region. A veteran in the Energy domain, Banmali has over 29 years of global experience. He has served in several senior leadership roles in the Wartsila Group and in The Tata Power Group. He is acknowledged in the industry to have built and led successful teams that have driven business growth globally.

In his previous role at Tata Power, Mr. Agarwala served as a Member of the Board Of Directors and the Executive Director - Strategy and Business Development. He was also nominated to the Board of other Tata Group Companies and joint ventures.

Prior to Tata Power, Mr. Agarwala was with the Wartsila Group for over twenty one years and at the time of leaving the Group, he was the Managing Director of Wartsila India Limited and a member of Wartsila Global Power Plant Management Board.

An active member of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII), Mr. Agarwala has held several official positions within CII such as Chairman of the Western Regional Council, an elected Member of the National Council, Chairman of the National Committee on Power and Chairman of the Maharashtra State Council.

Mr. Agarwala is a Mechanical Engineering graduate from the Mangalore University and is also an alumnus of the Advanced Management Program of the Harvard Business School.


Guest of Honour

Subodh Bhargava

Shri Subodh Bhargava
Chairperson, Board of Governors
IIT Mandi
&
Chairman, TATA Communications Limited

Director


Prof. Timothy A. Gonsalves
Director
IIT Mandi