IIM Ahmedabad appoints professor Errol D'Souza as Director-in-charge
Kumar Mangalam Birla, Chairman of the Board – Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad Society, today announced the appointment of professor Errol D'Souza as Director-in-charge, IIM Ahmedabad effective Saturday, September 2, 2017.
Professor D'Souza will be the interim director until the search committee appoints a new director in the place of Ashish Nanda who resigned in April this year before the end of his term.
Nanda, a former professor of Harvard Law School was the first professor from a foreign institute to head an IIM. He will be completing four years of the five-year term he was appointed for, when he relinquishes office on September 1.
Errol D'Souza is a Professor of Economics, and the Dean of Faculty at IIM Ahmedabad. Prof. D'Souza studied Economics and Statistics at the University of Mumbai and obtained his Ph.D. as a University Grants Commission National Research Fellow from the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
He is on the Academic Council of the Tata Institute of Social Sciences, the Institute for Human Development, Delhi, and on …