MDI Names IIMA’s Prof. Arvind Sahay As Next Director

  • MDI informed its board about the development on Thursday; the development will be effective Oct 2023

The Management Development Institute Society (MDI) has appointed Professor Arvind Sahay from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad, to be the next Director of MDI.

The development will be effective from October 2023.

Professor Sahay has been a faculty member at IIMA since 2004, prior to which he was an assistant professor at the London School of Business (1996–2004). He has also worked in the manufacturing sector as a management trainee and purchase officer and in the financial services sector as a manager in operations and corporate banking and has done work in IT consulting.

A PhD in Marketing Strategy and International Business from The University of Texas at Austin (1992–1996), Professor Sahay did his PGDM, (MBA with a concentration in Marketing and Finance) from IIMA (1987–1989) and his Bachelor of Technology, Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India (1982–1986).

At IIMA, while his primary area continues to be marketing, the secondary area he looks at is the Public Systems Group.

MDI informed its board about the development internally on Thursday, July 27, 2023.

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