New Delhi, 8th January, 2016: Dr Saji Gopinath has been
appointed as the Dean, School of Management of Bennett University; an
initiative of the Times Group. He brings along with him a rich experience of
more than 30 years in the field of education, leadership and management. In his
present role he will spearhead the operations of Bennett University’s MBA
program, application for which are now open.

He joins Bennett University from
IIM Kozhikode, where he was the Dean for four years. During this period he had  set up a satellite centre of the Institute in
Kochi to enhance its footprint in the executive education space.

Speaking about the association, Dr
Saji Gopinath said, “It’s a great honour to be part of such
a prestigious institution and I wish to thank the management for having faith
in me for this crucial role. These are exciting times in the fields of higher
education and I am hopeful Bennett University will lead from the front and
provide the ideal platform for world-class education in India.

Dr Yaj Medury, Vice Chancellor Bennett University said, “We are elated to have Dr Saji Gopinath as
the Dean of Bennett University. He comes on board with rich experience and I
believe he will play a pivotal role in making Bennett University one of the
best centres for higher education in India.

In his previous role, Dr Gopinath
served as the Director of T.A. Pai Management Institute for two years and
played a key role in getting coveted AACSB Accreditation for the Institute. Earlier,
he was a professor at the IIMK for 17 years and a faculty at the National
Institute of Technology for eight years. He has graduated from the University
of Kerala and completed his Post – Graduation and Doctorate from the Indian Institute
of Science, Bengaluru. A multi-faceted personality, he specialises in the
fields of Operations Management, Strategic Management  and Information Technology


Bennett University has been
launched with the vision to become a Centre of Excellence comparable to the
best in the world; helping define aspirations and possibilities for the long
term, and producing ‘career ready‘ professionals with leadership qualities, who
are ready to challenge and be challenged in the areas of technology, science,
art, design, innovation, management and entrepreneurship.

Bennett University is
being set up at Greater Noida and will start operations in July 2016, initially
with the B.Tech. and MBA programs. With a focus on giving students a premium
learning experience, in an immersive environment at a campus designed by
internationally renowned architects, RSP Architects, coupled with enhanced use
of technology to meet students aspirations, the University aims to create a
learning atmosphere conducive to both research and practical &
entrepreneurial applications

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