Office Bearers


Rekha Sethi
Director General

All India Management Association

Ms Rekha Sethi is the Director General of the All India Management Association (AIMA), the apex body for management in India.

AIMA is the Voice of India’s Leaders and Managers, and the apex body of the management profession in India. It is a non-lobbying, not for-profit organisation working closely with Industry, Government, Academia and students to further the cause of the management profession in India. AIMA makes a salutary contribution to management learning and practice in the country by offering various services in the areas of testing, distance education, research, publications and management development.

Rekha took charge of AIMA in June 2008. She has since established AIMA as the preferred platform for discussions and debate on management and has deepened AIMA's relationship with the Government of India and India Inc. AIMA now attracts India's top industry leaders and policy makers on its platform.

She is the Member of the Academic Advisory Committee of the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) and also a member of All India Board of Management Studies constituted by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

Rekha is also on the Boards of some leading Indian companies as an Independent Director including Samvardhana Motherson International Ltd – a diversified global manufacturing specialist and one of the world’s largest and fastest growing automotive supplier for OEMs, over 400 facilities in 44 countries; Spencer’s Retail Ltd – one of India’s leading retailers;  Supervisory Board of SMP, Germany; Kirloskar Brothers Limited - one of India’s largest centrifugal pump manufactures and on the Board of Hero Steels Limited – manufacturing rolling strips and ERW tube mills. Rekha has also joined the Board of Firstsource Solutions Limited - a digital-forward, people-first business process solutions company as an Additional Director (Non-Executive, Independent).

She has earlier served on the Board of Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd, world's 4th largest generic pharma company and India's top pharmaceutical company and also on the Boards of Sun Pharma Laboratories Ltd, Sun Pharma Distributors Ltd and CESC, one of India's foremost Power generation and distribution companies and the flagship company in the RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group.

Prior to joining AIMA, Rekha worked with India's premier industry organisation, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for over 17 years. There she led the initiative to create high-profile international events to promote India's economic interests. She started her career with the Center for Development of Telematics (C-DoT). Rekha is an alumnus of St Stephens College, Delhi University.

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