Are you planning to embark on your journey to pursue MBA? Most aspirants decide to do an MBA with hopes of climbing the corporate ladder. Top B schools like SIMSR offer its students state-of-the-art resources, experienced faculty, and a strong network of alumni, which further helps students begin their career in the corporate world. We have for you a few inspiring stories of illustrious alumni from SIMSR, who have taken different routes and are now holding leadership positions in reputed companies. Their journeys will give you varying perspectives on how an MBA student can navigate corporate waters.
There are many ways for you to pursue your career. Take Mr. Ajay Kapur for example. After completing his MBA in Marketing from SIMSR back in 1991, he worked with Ambuja Cement for over 26 years, holding the position of CEO for over 7 years. Loyalty to a company has its benefits. Earlier in March of this year, he moved to become the CEO of Vedanta Limited.
If you aren’t too keen on working in one company for too long, then maybe switching companies every 2-4 years is a healthy practice. During her 20+ years of experience, Ms. Ritu Gupta has held positions in leading companies like Whirlpool, Dabur, and ICICI bank. Currently, she is currently the Marketing Director at Dell India. This goes to show that regularly switching companies is a healthy practice in the corporate world as it exposes you to new domains.
Perhaps you would like to start your own venture someday. After completing his MBA in Finance from SIMSR, Mr. Vikram Bhatt started his own business, Enrich Hair and Skin Solutions Pvt. Ltd. back in 1997. He juggled both his business as well as his corporate profiles, wherein he held several positions. During his corporate stint, he was also the Vice President of Business Finance for APAC Delivery Centers, in Accenture Technologies. In 2011, he left his job to focus full time on his own business.
Another great example of someone who eventually started their own company is Mr. Madhusudhan Kela, who started MK Ventures in 2017. With 27 years of experience, he is now aiming to create a world-class investment firm. Speaking of investing, We also have Mr. Lloyd Mathias, who is an angel investor. With decades of experience in marketing and investing, he is recognised as a brand builder and a business builder.
An MBA paves the way for a lot. What’s common among the above-mentioned alumni is their hard work and conviction which has taken them down a very fruitful path along their careers. MBA is going to help you uplift your career and catalyse the process of reaching your ultimate goal. So what are you waiting for?
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