Great Lakes celebrates a decade of excellence at Mumbai
The Institute had earlier celebrated its 10 years anniversary at Bangalore, Delhi and Hyderabad.
Great Lakes Institute of Management celebrated a decade of excellence at Mumbai on January 12, 2015. To mark this special occasion an eventful evening was organized at Taj Mahal Hotel, Mumbai. The chief guest of the event Sh. Adi Godrej, Chairman, Godrej Group and the guests of honour Sh. Keki Dadiseth, Former Chairman, Hindustan Unilever Limited and Sh. Jerry Rao, Founder and former CEO of MphasiS were present along with Prof. Bala V Balachandran, Founder, Dean and Chairman, Great Lakes Institute of Management and other dignitaries.
Speaking on the occasion, Prof Bala V Balachandran said, “I am proud to be part of such a young and enterprising Institute. Our innovative and world class management offerings have put Great Lakes Institute of Management on the global B School map. It is without a doubt that a high quality of education offered is of paramount importance to the institute and we assure that for the next decade and many more decades to come we will continue to perform at a global standard. Our one and only objective is to educate extraordinary leaders who can positively reshape business and society while constantly revolutionizing.”
Shri. Adi B Godrej - Chairman, Godrej Group congratulated Dr. Bala on successfully completing 10 years and spoke how the association between Great Lakes and the Godrej group goes a long way back. The event also saw the release of the book “Dare to Dream - Biography of Prof. Bala V Balachandran by V Ramanan”.
The evening was summarised with captivating ghazal performance followed by dinner.
Great Lakes Institute of Management has been celebrating 10th anniversary celebrations across the country in the presence of the renowned dignitaries. The Bangalore event was graced with the presence of Mr. Subroto Bagchi, Chairman, Mindtree and Ms. Vinita Bali, Former MD and CEO, Britannia. The Delhi event had Shri Sunil Kant Munjal, Joint MD Hero Motorcorp Ltd and Shri D Shivakumar, Chairman and CEO, Pepsi Co India as chief guests. The Hyderabad event had the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Shri N Chandrababu Naidu, Shri G V Prasad, CEO, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, and Shri Srini Raju, Co-Founder & MD, Peepul Capital Advisors as the guests of honor.