06 Jul 2015 18:28 IST

MICA inducts new members in Governing Council

Abhijit Bhaduri, Achal Bakeri, Tridip Suhrud appointed to Council

The Institute of Strategic Marketing and Communication (MICA) has announced the appointment of three new members to its Governing Council: Abhijit Bhaduri, Chief Learning Officer, Wipro Ltd., Achal Bakeri, Chairman and Managing Director, Symphony Ltd and Tridip Suhrud, Director and Chief Editor, Sabarmati Ashram Preservation and Memorial Trust.

Nagesh Rao, President and Director, MICA said, “The greatest insights occur at the intersection of different areas of work, different ways of thinking, different ways of doing and different ways of being. In our new governing council members, Suhrud, Bakeri and Bhaduri, we have exactly that, expertise in very diverse areas and ways of life adding richly to conversations on how to take MICA forward.”

Madhukar Kamath, Chairperson, MICA GC and Group CEO & MD, DDB Mudra Group said, “ The strategic direction for the institute will now be driven an eclectic mix of individuals with diverse backgrounds – C-suite executives from marketing, advertising, media, research, digital marketing and HR, an entrepreneur, academicians and an individual who has worked tirelessly towards preserving the legacy of one of the biggest brands this country has given to the world.”

Abhijit Bhaduri is currently the Chief Learning Officer at Wipro Ltd, and is also on the board of a prestigious programme for Chief Learning Officers run by the University of Pennsylvania.

Achal Bakeri, an MBA in Finance from University of Southern California, is also a Chevening Scholar from the London School of Economics on leadership and global governance. Bakeri has been associated with various professional bodies and public charitable institutions, and also has been a recipient of several awards in the entrepreneurship and leadership space.

Tridip Suhrud is an active member of the Gandhi Heritage Sites Mission supported by the Government of India. Over the tenure of his career, Suhrud has gained incisive knowledge on the life and thoughts of Mahatma Gandhi and has been consistently writing books and essays on it. Some of his recent works include Beloved Bapu: the Mirabehn- Gandhi correspondence, Gandhiji Ni Rojnishi, Hind Swaraj ek Anushilan, Kavi Ni Choki and a bilingual edition of M K Gandhi's Hind Swaraj.

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