November 28, 2014: XLRI- Xavier School of Management, one of India's premier B-Schools is all set to hold the ‘23rd Annual JRD Tata Oration on Business Ethics' on 29th November, 2014.
This year the oration will be delivered by Mr. D Shivakumar, Chairman & CEO of PepsiCo India.
The session is to be attended by Mr. T. V. Narendran, MD, Tata Steel Limited & Chairman, Board of Governors, XLRI; Fr. E Abraham, S. J. Director of XLRI, Dr. Pranabesh Ray, Dean [Academics] at XLRI and other dignitaries.
Fr. E Abraham, S. J. Director of XLRI commented, "XLRI has always placed on the forefront, the importance of pursuing an ethical code of conduct in the corporate world. We believe that no management education curriculum is really complete, unless and until the students are instilled with a set of abiding values - that are indispensable ingredients for any aspiring business leader in today's world."
"For the last 22 years, XLRI has been organizing the ‘JRD Tata Oration on Business Ethics' for our students to listen to their role models and leaders and understand the need and importance of ethics in business as well as inspire them to follow these ethical codes of conduct in their professional and personal lives. We are extremely happy to have Mr. D Shivakumar, Chairman & CEO of PepsiCo India deliver the oration this year and inspire our students with his thought-provoking words", he added.
Mr. Shivakumar has run over 34 brands in his career across Unilever, Philips and Nokia before Pepsico India. He is a growth manager, having grown every brand and geography. He has managed through Innovation, new business models and eco system partnerships. An extremely good coach investing time and energy in growing people and also teaches in Business schools across the world.
XLRI-Xavier School of Management, Jamshedpur is a premier, private management institute in India founded in 1949 by Fr Quinn Enright, S.J. in the ‘steel city' of Jamshedpur. To know more visit, www.xlri.ac.in