1. Sandip Das ( President)
  2. Ashwin Malik ( Vice President)
  3. RajKamal Sharma ( Secretary)
  4. Kamal Oberoi ( Treasurer)
  5. Sunder Hemrajani
  6. Ashwani Windlass* ( part of the year )
  7. Rajesh Sud
  8. Preetham Parigi
  9. Sudhir Nayar
  10. Sandeep Verma
  11. Sapna Thakur
  12. Deepak Talwar
  13. Maneesh Pherwani *( part of the year )

Sandip Das


Batch – 1984-86

  1. Mr. Sandip Das is one of Asia’s most respected telecommunications professionals and an acclaimed Chief Executive.
  2. He was formerly the MD & CEO of Reliance Jio, Group of CEO of Maxis Communications Berhad, Malaysia and CEO of Hutchison Essar Telecom (now Vodafone), India. He was one of the founding members of private telephony in India and was part of the group of individuals that founded Hutchison Max Telecom in 1994. He also led one of the world’s largest telecom IPOs, raising $3.5 billion for Maxis in 2009.
  3. He was listed among the top 100 Most Powerful Global Telecom people for four years by Global Telecom magazine. He has also been awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to India Telecom by Voice & Data magazine, Cyber Media Publications.
  4. Currently, Sandip Das is a Senior Advisor with UK based Telecom consultants Analysys Mason, Board Director & Advisor with Sterlite Technologies, Board Advisor or reputation management firm Astrum, besides consulting for International banks and Investment firms.
  5. Sandip Das is an MBA from Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), University of Delhi, holds a BE (Mechanical Engineering), degree from NIT, Rourkela and did the Advanced Management Programme (AMP 188) at Harvard Business School, Boston.

Ashwin Malik

Vice President

Batch – 1978-80

Ex- Director General – CIABC
Recently retired

  1. Ashwin is a strategist, business conceptualizer and implementer with over 35 years of Corporate Experience including leadership experience across geographies in India and overseas. He has worked in domains including paints, alcoholic beverages, organised retail and hospitality. He has over the course of his career handled assignments in Marketing, Sales and General Management.
  2. Ashwin has worked in different assignments including as the Managing Director of Whyte and Mackay as also United Spirits (USL’s) Regional CEO – North. He has also worked extensively in the Travel Retail sector in India and worked in the Hospitality Sector towards the end of his career.
  3. Currently, he is the Director General of the Confederation of Indian Alcoholic Beverage Companies (CIABC) a Delhi based Association that has among its members, the leading Branded Spirits Companies operating in India.
  4. Ashwin is a graduate in Economics from St. Stephens College, Delhi. He completed his Management from FMS Delhi in 1980. He has also attended the Advance Management Program at Harvard in 2002.

Rajkamal Sharma


Batch – 1977-79

Country Manager – Global Appotite Inc. Canada
ternational Business Consultant

Rajkamal Sharma, Batch of 79, is an International Business Consultant. He has had a distinguished career in the FMCG industry with stints in Unilever and Nestle. He retired a couple of years ago from Nestle, where as the Head of Exports, he was part of the Management Committee. He has had exposure in Procurement, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and other functions, but his core competence has been Sales & Marketing. Currently, as Country Manager of Global Apoetite Inc., a Canadian company, he is helping them develop their international business. As a Business Consultant, he has been utilising his years of experience in mentoring various startups. He advises several small and medium-sized companies on product & packaging development, communication strategy, channel development and other aspects, towards the objective of enabling business development both in India and abroad.

An alumnus of Modern School and St. Stephen’s College, Raj is also involved in social work and community development.


Kamal Oberoi


Batch – 1976-78

Chairman – QUO

  1. Kamal is one of India’s most respected faces of the communications Industry. He is currently Chairman of QUO – a specialist agency for the travel, tourism and hospitality industries. It is regarded as the leading creative agency in that space for Asia & South Asia.
  2. In 2005 he founded M & C Saatchi in India. In two years time M & C Saatchi achieved the unique distinction of being ranked among the top 20 most respected advertising agencies in India by Economic Times.
  3. Prior to this he spent over 20 years with J Walter Thompson, heading JWT as its President. During his tenure there, he developed a strong marketing strategy for JWT, expanded the client base and enforced rigorous productivity norms. He successfully headed JWT’s offices in Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai and Kolkatta. Under his leadership each operation grew in profitability, client profile and employee morale.
  4. Kamal has stewarded brands such as Pepsi, ITC, Hero, Nestle, Ford, Levis, GSK, Fritolay, Unilever’s tea brands, Ponds, Kingfisher, Pizza Hut, Bajaj Alliance and Jet Airways.
  5. Kamal holds an MBA degree from the Faculty of Management (FMS) Delhi. He has been a member of the Executive Committee of the National Culture Fund (Dept. of Culture, Govt of India).

Sunder Hemrajani

Batch – 1977-79

  1. Mr. Sunder Hemrajani has a 35 years experience in Sales, Marketing and General Management functions in leading Companies like Hindustan Unilever, Whirlpool, PepsiCo, Reliance Capital and Times.
  2. He had a 14 year stint with Hindustan Unilever Ltd. where he handled senior assignments in HPC (Home & Personal Care) and Foods businesses. Sunder moved to Whirlpool in 1995 as Vice President-Sales, where he was involved in successful integration of the Refrigerator and Washer businesses and the launch of Whirlpool brand in India.
  3. In 1999, he joined PepsiCo to lead the company-owned bottling operation in North and East and subsequently moved to corporate office where he was Executive Director-Sales for South Asia Business Unit. He retired as Managing Director of Times Innovative Media Ltd. a subsidiary of Bennett Coleman Company Ltd. (Times Group) in 2014. He is the CEO & Co-founder of Incon Strategy Advisors Pvt Ltd.
  4. Sunder is a Guest Faculty at Faculty of Management Studies (FMS), University of Delhi where he is teaching marketing subjects as a part of MBA (Full Time) Program since 2006.
  5. Sunder is an alumnus of Harvard Business School. He did his MBA from FMS in 1979 and Graduated in Mechanical Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering (DCE) in 1977.He passed out of Modern School, Barakhamba Road in 1972.

Ashwani Windlass

Batch – 1976-78

  1. Mr. Ashwani Windlass, has had over four decades of top management stints with an exceptional track record of value creation and now mentors top CEOs/Boards.
  2. An FMS alumni of 1976-78 MBA (FT) Batch, he holds B.Com with a gold medal and a graduation in Journalism (B.J.) from Punjab University, Chandigarh.
  3. Since 2008, he has been Chairman – SA & JVs, MGRM Inc., USA, a global research initiative on human life cycle based services. He is on Boards of several leading companies including Hitachi MGRM Net Limited, Vodafone Idea Limited, Max Financial Services Limited, Max India Limited, Hindustan Media Ventures Limited and Jubilant Foodworks Limited.
  4. He established and managed over a dozen new ventures with world’s leading corporations –Hutchison Group, Hong Kong; British Telecom UK, Comsat Corporation, USA, Avnet, USA and Royal Gist Brocades, Holland; Total Group, France, Hitachi Limited, Japan among others.
  5. He has been the Founder Jt. Managing Director of Max India Limited, Founder Managing Director of Hutchison Max Telecom (later rechristened Vodafone India Limited) and Vice Chairman & Managing Director of Reliance Telecom Limited & executive Chairman MGRM Asia Pacific.
  6. He has also anchored key policy initiatives with several Governments and regularly contributes editorial columns.

Rajesh Sud

Batch – 1976-78

Managing Director – Financial Services,
Bharti Enterprises

  1. Mr. Rajesh Sud is the Managing Director Financial Services, Bharti Enterprises. At Bharti, Rajesh leads the Life and General Insurance Businesses and is on the board of Airtel Payments Bank.
  2. Mr. Sud has held the position of Co-Chairman, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Committee on Insurance and Pensions for 2015, 2016 & 2018. He has also been the Chairman, Life Council Committee on Awareness and Consumer Education (2014 and 2018) Mr. Sud has been a member on CII National council on financial sector development and FICCI Insurance & Pension committee.
  3. Mr. Sud was a founder member of Max Life Insurance since 2000. He took over as CEO & Managing Director of Max Life Insurance in 2008 and accomplished rapid transformation by raising Max Life to 4th largest private life insurer and the largest non-bank promoted private life insurance company in India. Mr. Sud led Max Life Insurance as its Executive Vice Chairman and Managing Director till December 2018 and was also the Chairman of Max Bupa Health Insurance and Max Skill First, a training and skilling company.
  4. As a part of the founding management team, Mr. Sud established successful multichannel distribution architecture and created a differentiated brand positioning for Max Life through its focus on people, processes, quality and training. As the Chairperson of Max Bupa Health Insurance, he played a pivotal role in realizing the Company’s mission to help people live healthy and happy lives. As the Chairperson of Max Skill First, the Company added to the organizational capabilities across corporates by delivering best-in-class skill development programs in areas of frontline sales and services.
  5. Prior to joining Max Life Insurance, Mr. Sud was associated with Esanda Finance India as Managing Director & CEO, a subsidiary finance company of ANZ Grindlays Bank and was the Head of Asset Finance at ANZ Grindlays Bank. He started career at Bank of America and was a key member of the team that created a successful Consumer Banking franchise in India and was an integral part of the team that transited that business to ABN Amro Bank, upon its sale in 1999.
  6. Mr. Sud is a post graduate in Marketing and Finance from Faculty of Management Studies, Delhi University and has completed Advanced Management Program from Wharton Business School, USA. He mentors select start up CEOs and a technology focused Venture Capital fund and is also the founding member and past President of The FMS Forum, a not-for-profit Organisation dedicatedtowards improving management education .


Batch – 1976-78

Senior Advisor – Education to Yash Raj Films
Member – Board of Directors – Bennett Institute of Higher Education & Times Innovative Media Ltd.

  1. Mr. Parigi has over 45 years of experience spanning several sectors including Infrastructure, Telecommunications, Media, and Entertainment. He is a co-creator of ENIL – Radio Mirchi and Times Out of Home (OOH Media). Prior to joining TOI, Parigi was the CEO of BPL Mobile Communications, Mumbai. Parigi was a Member of Business Advisory council, The Said Business School, Oxford University, UK; Board of Overseers Fordham Graduate School of Business, New York.
  2. Parigi is a former Member of the Board of Directors of Bennett, Coleman Co. Ltd. (The Times of India). Since 2016, Parigi serves as a chief mentor to a start-up in the field of AI. He now serves as a Senior Advisor – Education to Yash Raj Films; Member – Board of Directors – Bennett Institute of Higher Education (Bennett University) and Member – Board of Directors – Times Innovative Media Ltd.
  3. Parigi is a recipient of several accolades including “Rensselaer’s Entrepreneur of the Year 2009; the first non-American to receive this award.
  4. He holds a bachelors in Economics (Hons.) from Hansraj College and a Masters in Sociology from Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi. He graduated from FMS with an MBA (Batch of 1975 – 1978).

Sudhir Nayar

Batch – 1972-74

Director on Company Boards – SML ISUZU
Chairman PNB Audit Committee

  1. Sudhir Nayar spent over 30 years with two of the most respected and dynamic Companies in India – TATAs and Hindustan Lever Ltd. (Now HUL).
  2. Sudhir began his career in 1974 with TATA Oil Mills Ltd and worked through till 1993 in Sales & Marketing function.  He continued to focus on Sales & Marketing until 2002 at HUL and then went on to Head Corporate Affairs.  He represented HUL as a member of Industry/ Govt Committee to frame the Food laws in India in line with International Standards and best practices.
  3. A member of CII in the Eastern Region, he also served as a Director with Modern Foods & Industries Ltd. after the acquisition by HUL and was Chairman of KSIL – a joint sector co of HUL and WBIDC.
  4. Since 2004, Sudhir has been a visiting faculty with various business colleges – FMS Delhi, IMT Ghaziabad & Ambedkar University – teaching full semester course in Marketing, distribution & retail management.
  5. Sudhir now serves as an independent director on several company boards including SML  Isuzu where he is a member of the Audit Committee and Chairman of PNB Audit Committee as well Stakeholder Relationship Committee.

Maneesh Pherwani

Batch – 2004-2006

Associate Director – Boston Scientific

  1. Maneesh is a Management Professional with rich experience in companies like Johnson & Johnson, GE Healthcare, Schneider Electric & the ICICI Group. Currently, he is working as Associate Director, Strategy, Market Access and Key Accounts. Prior to this he was associated with GE Healthcare where he was working as General Manager – Enterprise Accounts, Education and Professional Services, South Asia & Southern Africa. He has also worked with Johnson and Johnson Medical where he had P&L responsibilities for the North business and Key accounts. He started his career with the financial industry managing employee benefit funds for large corporates. The string that binds the various roles throughout his career and various stints there-in, is the customer centricity.
  2. Maneesh has completed his Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from Delhi College of Engineering, University of Delhi followed by Masters in Business Administration from Faculty of Management Science (FMS), University of Delhi.