01 Jul 2021 19:40 IST

Madan Pillutla takes over as Dean of Indian School of Business

Former Deputy Dean of Faculty at London Business School says he is “delighted to have this opportunity.”

Madan Pillutla, an acclaimed management thought leader, has taken over as the sixth Dean of the Indian School of Business (ISB) which has campuses in Hyderabad and Mohali. Prior to the current assignment as Dean, ISB, Pillutla was Head, Department of Organisational Behaviour, London Business School (LBS). Earlier, he was also Deputy Dean of Faculty at LBS.

Rajendra Srivastava, who completed his term as dean, will continue to be at ISB as the Novartis Professor of Marketing Strategy and Innovation. “Much was achieved under professor Rajendra Srivastava’s tenure in building ISB’s reputation as a leading business school in India and internationally. ISB is delighted to have yet another globally acclaimed thought leader like Professor Madan Pillutla to lead the school in its exciting next phase,” Harish Manwani, Chairperson, ISB Executive Board said in a release issued here on Thursday.

“I am delighted to have this opportunity to serve ISB — a school that has been close to my heart since its inception. I have witnessed ISB’s growth and remarkable achievements,” Madan Pillutla said.

Pillutla has been associated with the school from the very early days of its inception (2001) and was involved in shaping up the programmes and curriculum at ISB. He taught the founding batches of the PGP programme and received the best teacher award from the inaugural batch of students from the Mohali campus.

He has also served as the area leader for organisation behaviour at ISB.