Somaiya Vidyavihar University Appoints Raman Ramachandran As Director Of Management Institute
Dr Raman is the former Chairman and Managing Director of BASF and Head of the BASF legal entities in South Asia
Somaiya Vidyavihar University is delighted to announce the appointment of Raman Ramachandran as the Director of the K J Somaiya Institute of Management (KJSIM). Ramachandran will succeed Dr Monica Khanna, who will pursue her passion for teaching and research.
Dr Raman is the former Chairman and Managing Director of BASF and Head of the BASF legal entities in South Asia. He spent 22 years with BASF and held many positions of responsibility for the Asia Pacific region and South Asian region. Raman was also a member of the Asia Pacific Business Board, Vice-President, CropLife Asia and chaired the Chemicals and Petrochemicals group of Confederation of Indian Industries (CII). He is also the Non-Executive Vice Chairman of board of Calibre chemicals, Independent Director on board of Proklean Technologies.
He has received a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural from Tamil Nadu University further he pursued Masters in Agricultural from the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi and a PhD from the University of Adelaide. He is recipient of Robert S McNamara Fellow of World Bank in 1990 and was awarded 'Life Time Achievement Award' by the Chemical & Petrochemicals Sector of Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) in 2021.
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