Samir Barua and 36 Years at IIM-A

Prof. Samir Barua

Prof. Samir Barua

Prof. Samir Barua’s tenure as Director of Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad will have ended by the time you read this piece. Under his leadership, IIM-A has firmly established itself as one of the world’s leading Business Schools. Prof Barua is rare among heads of business schools in that his whole career has been spent at IIM-A (having signed up for his PhD in 1976 he never left). His deep understanding of the institution has paid dividends over the past five years of Barua’s leadership. The increasing international recognition is due in no small part to his management of the school’s faculty. Never an easy task, Prof. Barua has quietly moulded the faculty and IIM-A is increasingly seen as an important centre for thought leadership. Research is blossoming with its inevitable feedback into teaching. Prof. Barua helped build on almost 50 years of strong foundations at IIM-A ewhen he took over the reigns in 2007 and he paved the way for the school to be consistently ranked among the world’s leading institutions for business and management.


You may have an interest in also reading…

NCCIM: Malaysian Economy to Retain Growth Momentum

OHOR BARU: Malaysia is expected to retain its growth momentum and expand at more than five per cent this year

Government of India and World Bank Sign $500 Million Agreement to Improve Access to Finance for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

The Government of India and the World Bank today signed a $500 million loan agreement for the MSME Growth Innovation

From Croatia to Chile – The Luksic Family: From the World’s Driest Desert to the Forbes List

In Chile, everyone knows the Luksics and their remarkable story that started with Policarpo Luksic who left his native Croatia