IIM-Calcutta gets its first woman director as Anju Seth takes charge

Anju Seth's academic career spans for over 25 years

IIM Kolkata
Indian Institute of Management Calcutta

Anju Seth, an alumnus of the oldest Indian Institute of Management (IIM) in the country – IIM Calcutta (IIMC), on Friday took over as director of her alma mater thereby becoming the first woman director to lead this prestigious institute. This is the third instance in the country when a woman has taken the charge as a director in any IIM. Prior to this, Seth held the position of Pamplin Professor of Management at Virginia Tech, USA. Her key interest areas are corporate strategy, acquisitions, restructuring, strategic alliances and joint ventures, corporate governance ...