LMA Relations & Membership and Young Leaders Council
Tel : 011-24645100
LMA Relations & Membership
Tel : 011-24645100
All India Management Association (AIMA)
14 Institutional Area, Lodhi Road
New Delhi - 110003
All India Management Association is organizing a session on Building a World Class Corporation in Disruptive World with Mr Manoj Kohli, Country Head - Soft Bank India on 30th January 2020,Thursday from 1630 hrs to 1730 hrs, at AIMA, 14, Institutional Area, Lodhi Road, New Delhi.
Registration & Tea/coffee would be at 1600 hrs.
The session will be chaired by Mr Sumit Chaudhuri, Life Member of AIMA & Chairperson and Managing Director, Third Millennium Business Resource Associates Private Limited.
Manoj Kohli is the Country Head – Soft Bank India to support all portfolio companies of the group and Vision Fund – OLA, UBER, Snapdeal, Paytm, Policybazaar, Lenskart to name a few. More portfolio companies likely to invest in India in the next 3-5 years.
Manoj earlier was the Managing Director, Bharti Enterprises Limited and responsible for the growth and operations of the Bharti group of companies in retail, insurance, agri-products, real estate, mobile internet sector. Manoj was the Chairman of the Industry Association, COAI which deals with Government resolving all regulatory policy matters. He was the Managing Director and CEO (International), Bharti Airtel, as he headed the International Business Group which leads the international strategy & vision for 20 countries and was also responsible for leading the Africa operations which Bharti Airtel acquired in June 2010.
Manoj started his career in 1979 with the DCM Shriram Group, he left as Vice President, responsible for the Air Conditioning & Refrigeration business unit (Tecumseh & Daikin) after a stint of 15 years. He subsequently worked for 15 years at AlliedSignal / Honeywell as its Executive Director. Manoj then joined Escotel, which he led for over 5 years as Executive Director and CEO, before coming on board at Bharti Airtel. Overall his 40 years of work experience is divided between the manufacturing and telecom sectors. Manoj has worked closely with MNCs as well as worked at Michigan, Austria, Tokyo, Shanghai, Manila, Singapore, HK and supervised 20 countries in Africa in addition to all four regions in India.
Manoj was the Chairman, Public Policy Committee of GSM Association (GSMA). Manoj is also associated with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) as Chairman of National Task Force for EVs & storage batteries. Prior to this he has held the post of Chairman – Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) National Committee on Telecom & Broadband. He was adjudged “Telecom Man of the Year” in 2000 and “Telecom Person of the Year” in 2004 by Media Transasia and Voice & Data respectively. He is a member of the Academic Council of the Faculty of Management Studies and has been awarded the “Best Alumni Award” by Shriram College of Commerce, Delhi University. Manoj holds degrees in Commerce, Law and MBA from Delhi University. Manoj also attended the “Executive Business Program” at the Michigan Business School and the “Advanced Management Program” at the Wharton Business School.