Mr. Firdose Vandrevala
IMMEDIATE PAST PRESIDENT AIMA
Former Executive Vice Chairman,
Essar Steel India Ltd
Mr. Firdose Vandrevala, Former Executive Vice Chairman, Essar Steel India is Immediate Past President of the All India Management Association (AIMA).
Mr. Vandrevala has worked in the Steel, Power, Telecommunications and Real Estate industries, with illustrious organizations such as Tata Group, Motorola and Hirco. Covering all functions of the business value chain such as procurement, planning, production, sales, marketing, and project management, he has taken on significant bottom line responsibilities. Known as a ‘turn around’ wizard, he successfully changed the fortunes of unprofitable business units, revitalized marketing and sales teams / outcomes, and led the charge for customer focus at Tata Steel.
Firdose graduated from IIT Kharagpur, winning the Best student-Patel Hall prize during his term at the institute. He holds a PGDBM from XLRI, Jamshedpur, and has participated in executive training programs at both Harvard and INSEAD Business Schools. A keen sportsman in his youth, he is well-known for his dry wit and sense of caring of all who work with him.