04 May 2022 12:28:00 IST

Uday Virmani joins BITSoM as assistant dean of external engagements

BITS School of Management (BITSoM), the B-school under the aegis of BITS Pilani, has appointed Uday Virmani as Assistant Dean, External Engagements. In this role, he will be responsible for career services and industry partnerships, executive education programmes, and alumni relations.

Prior to joining BITSoM, Virmani was at the Indian School of Business (ISB) as Senior Director at Career Advancement Services for its campuses at Hyderabad and Mohali.

Virmani is an International MBA from IE Business School, Madrid, and has a master’s in economics from Madurai Kamaraj University. He brings to the role a rich experience gained over 21 years spanning multiple functions and industries, with expertise in general management, strategy, IT, sales, business development, and operations.

Uday Virmani is now assistant dean of external engagements

In his earlier stints, he worked with Xoom Corporation - PayPal Services, Laureate International Universities, Citibank, Oracle Financial Software Services Limited, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, and IDBI Bank.

Dean Ranjan Banerjee, commenting on the appointment, said, “We are very pleased to welcome Uday to the BITSoM leadership team. BITSoM has already set new benchmarks in terms of teaching excellence and curricular innovation. Under Uday’s leadership, we are well on the way to building a best-in-class career services team. I look forward to working closely with Uday to build strong market outcomes for our students and set new benchmarks in industry integration and relevance.”