Bennett University announced
that Anil Kumar has joined the University as Director – External Affairs. He brings with him decades of experience as the
external face of some of India’s most reputable business schools. Prior to
joining Bennett University, Anil was with SP Jain School of Global Management,
heading a range of departments, including Corporate Relations, Academic
Alliance, Careers Development, and New Projects. 

Anil was the Director – Career Advancement
Services & Head of Business Development at Indian School of Business (ISB)
before his stint at SP Jain School of Global Management. He had been associated
with ISB for close to 8 years, and during his time there he managed multiple
regional offices across various geographies.

Dr Yaj Medury, Vice-Chancellor,
Bennett University,
highlights Anil’s impressive resume, saying, “Anil brings
relevant and deep experience from the academic world, having worked with some
very reputable business schools. Bennett University looks forward to benefiting
from this experience and welcomes him to the rapidly growing family.

Over a career spanning close to
two decades, Anil has held various senior management positions in globally renowned
corporations. This includes Mastech-Scott Systems (iGATE) and HCL Perot, where
he worked in Project Management, Country Operations, Business Development,
Marketing and Profit & Loss.  In
addition, he spent time at the University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign (UIUC)
in the project of expanding the University’s footfall in India. On his
appointment, Anil said “I believe that joining Bennett University offers me a
valuable opportunity to build the foundations of relationships with industry,
regulatory bodies and other critical stakeholders. Bennett University has a
unique and special positioning as a university of the future and I am very
excited about beginning my tenure here.”

About Bennett University

Bennett University, an initiative from The Times of India Group, launches July
2016 with the promise of getting students ‘life and career ready’. Supported by
research-driven faculty, global academic partnerships and a well-rounded
industry-centric curriculum, the University will prepare students to compete
and prosper in a rapidly transforming world.

Located in Greater Noida, outside the National
Capital Region, the University will initially offer a B.Tech in Engineering
(with specializations in Computer Science Engineering, Electronics &
Communications and Mechanical Engineering), and an MBA in Management. Over the
next few years, it will expand to a comprehensive offering of undergraduate,
post-graduate and PhD programs across Engineering, Management, Media, Law,
Design, Architecture, Liberal Arts and Applied Sciences.

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