Ms. Rekha Sethi
All India Management Association
Ms Rekha Sethi is the Director General of the All India Management Association (AIMA), the apex body for management in India.
AIMA is a non-lobbying, not for-profit organisation working closely with Industry, Government, Academia and students to further the cause of the management profession in India. AIMA makes a salutary contribution to management learning and practice in the country by offering various services in the areas of testing, distance education, research, publications and management development.
Rekha took charge of AIMA in June 2008. She has since established AIMA as the preferred platform for discussions and debate on management and has deepened AIMA's relationship with the Government of India and India Inc. AIMA now attracts India's top industry leaders and policy makers on its platform.
Rekha is on the Boards of some leading Indian companies as an Independent Director including CESC, one of India's foremost Power generation and distribution companies and the flagship company in the RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group. She is also on the Board of Motherson Sumi – a diversified global manufacturing specialist and one of the world’s largest and fastest growing automotive supplier for OEMs, with 270 plants across 41 countries. She is on the Boards of Spencer’s Retail Ltd – one of India’s leading retailers and also on the Boards of Hero Steels Limited manufacturing Steel products and of Kirloskar Brothers Limited, one of India’s largest centrifugal pump manufactures with manufacturing facilities in the Netherlands, South Africa, Thailand, UK & US.
She has also served on the Board of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, world's fourth largest specialty generic pharmaceutical company and India's top pharmaceutical company and on the Boards of Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd and Sun Pharma Distributors Ltd.
She represents AIMA on the Governing Council of the National Productivity Council, an autonomous organisation of the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade.
Prior to joining AIMA, Rekha worked with India's premier industry organisation, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for over 17 years. There she led the initiative to create high-profile international events to promote India's economic interests. She started her career with the Center for Development of Telematics (C-DoT). Rekha is an alumnus of St Stephens College, Delhi University.
Neeraj has 25-year experience, having worked both on big brands and in large agencies. He has worked with MNCs like Philips, OSRAM Siemens, Gillette & Bates 141 and Indian corporates such as SIFY Ltd, with his last stint being with HT Media as the Head of Strategy, Planning & Operations with Fever Entertainment.
Currently he is the Director – Center for Management Development at AIMA, a department which is into setting up platforms for executive training and learning. The three divisions under the department look after flagship events of AIMA, overseas programs in the Silicon Valley, China and Israel, retreats in various functions like HR, Digital Marketing and Leadership, National competitions under Business Simulation and Competitions and quiz categories
He is a B Com (H) from Delhi University and MBA in International Business. He has served in functions such Business Development, Client Servicing, Operations and Strategic Planning. He has been a keen concept person and has been instrumental in setting up large properties in the commercial, corporate and entertainment fields
He is a keen trainer and has been faculty at IMT, AIMA, MKU and Mount Carmel Business School. His favorite past times are travelling, in depth reading on international relations, contemporary issues and has published work of short stories and articles.
He is a “Lifelong Learner” and is currently enrolled in his Doctorate program in management with specialization in new-age marketing and its dynamics
Mr. Neeraj Kapoor
Center of Management Development