MDI Director, Dr Himadri Das to become new Director General of IMI New Delhi

“I am joining as Director General at IMI in the first week of October” says Dr Himadri Das, Director MDI Gurgaon.

The present Director of Management Development Institute (MDI) Gurgaon, Dr Himadri Das will be joining International Management Institute (IMI) New Delhi as the new Director General. He joined MDI Gurgaon seven months back in the February, 2018 and will retain this role at MDI till October 3rd after which he'll be joining IMI New Delhi.


Before joining as the director of MDI, Dr Das was the Director of Great Lakes Institute of Management, Gurgaon for 5 years and prior to that he was at the International Management Institute, New Delhi for eleven years in various leadership roles. He was the Dean of Academic Programs for five years at IMI New Delhi. Before stepping into the academic roles, he had earned thirteen years of corporate experience mainly in the IT products and services industry in the US and India.

Dr Himadri Das has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Luxembourg, the University of Tampere in Finland, and the Grenoble Graduate School of Business in France. Talking about his education, Dr Das is a B.Tech. and MBA from IIT Delhi and an M.S. and Ph.D. from the University of Virginia, USA.

Dr Himadri Das is stepping in the shoes of eminent academic and management experts who have served as Director Generals at IMI in last decade. Prof. Debashis Chatterjee, the Director of IIM Kozhikode has served as Director General of IMI New Delhi from January 16, 2017 for more than one year, Dr Bakul Dholakia, former Director of IIM Ahmedabad was the Director General of IMI from October 1, 2014 to September 14, 2016. Prior to Dr Dholakia, IMI New Delhi had witnessed Dr Pritam Singh as it Director General. Dr Pritam Singh had brought about many changes at IMI New Delhi and was instrumental in the launch of IMI Kolkata and Bhubaneswar campuses.

Presently, Dr Pradip Bhaumik has been serving as the Acting Director at IMI New Delhi after Prof. Debashis Chatterjee, stepped down from the post of Director General. 

Formed as an autonomous body in the year 1973, MDI Gurgaon is one of the highly Ranked B-schools in India. It was the first B-school to get the globally reputed AMBA accreditation in the country. Prior to Dr Himadri Das joining as its Director, MDI was led by eminent educationist Dr C. P. Shrimali as its Acting Director. The successor to Dr Himadri Das at MDI Gurgaon is to be decided soon. 

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