The Strategic Academic Advisory Board of the HR School has eminent persons from academia and industry and senior professors from the School. The SAAB brings in viewpoints from diverse fields and domains and provides a perspective and vision that adds depth and breadth to our thinking and actions. It is the sounding board for our dreams and support us in turning them to actuality. Discussions that have taken place in the SAAB meetings have fed intostrategy formulation, opened up ideas for introduction of new courses and helped us in charting out possible new directions that the School can move towards.

The members of SAAB are:

Dean (Academics), XAHR Convener
Dean (Academics) XIMB, Dean (Academics) XSRM Member Ex-officio
Prof. Tania Saritova Rath, Associate Dean, XAHR Member (Internal)
Prof. T.V. Rao, Professor, IIM Ahmedabad Member (External)
Prof. Niharika Vohra, Professor, IIM Ahmedabad Member (External)
Prof. M.G. Jomon, Professor, XLRI, Jamshedpur Member (External)
Prof (Dr.) Gopal P Mahapatra, Professor of Practice (OB & HRM Area), IIM Indore Member (External)
Mr. Sunil Jha, Global Head-RH, ACG Group Member (External)
Mr. S.V. Nathan, Sr. Director & Chief Talent Officer, Deloitte India Member (External)
Mr. Richard Lobo, Sr. Vice President & Head HR, Infosys India Ltd. Member (External)
Mr. M.S. Magesh, VP-HR, Accenture India Member (External)


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