RNT lays down the reigns of the Tata empire exactly on the date he had set for himself more than a decade ago, on his turning 75.
Gucci’s president and CEO, wants to be remembered as someone who finetuned the positioning of the fashion goods maker. Patrizio di Marco tells Vinod Nair.
Sunil Godhwani, chairman and managing director, has been the driving force behind Religare Enterprises, transforming the firm from a mono line broking-led business to a one-stop shop financial services major. Godhwani tells HT that a true leader must have the humility to accept and change a wrong decision. Gaurav Choudhury reports.
The NBCC, a government undertaking has been providing project management consultancy services for construction projects and real estate development. Vishnu P Das, chairman-cum-managing director talks to Moushumi Das Gupta on NBCC's future plans.
Shantanu Prakash founded Educomp Solutions Limited in 1994, a few years after graduating from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, with the vision to "transform the teaching-learning process through the use of technology and best practices." Gaurav Choudhury reports.
Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited, a "Navratna" was set up in 1956. A pioneer among the public sector undertakings in the energy sector, its chairman and managing director B Surender Mohan spoke to HT on a range of issues.
Ravinder Kumar Sinha, founder and chairman, SIS Group, built SIS from a 12-member security guard company to a multinational security services empire. The company operates in India and Australia with over 60,000 permanent employees and R2,464 crore in annual revenues. He spoke to HT on a range of issues on leadership.
Ram Charan is a highly sought after business advisor, speaker and writer. He spoke to HT on a range of leadership issues. Gaurav Choudhury reports.
Alessandro Benetton, the recently appointed heir of the Italian clothing and accessories major, the Benetton Group, aims to act like the 'conductor of an orchestra' for the organisation, which is trying to make a seamless transition to the second generation. Himani Chandna Gurtoo reports.
Hindustan Prefab Limited (HPL) was incorporated in 1953 and during last 59 years, the company has built a wide spectrum of civil engineering structures using both conventional as well as prefab techniques. It has also supplied components for the building industry and the national railways. Its chairman and managing director, Jaiveer Srivastava spoke to Hindustan Times on a range of issues. Excerpts:
Management guru Robert S Kaplan, credited with innovative practices — ranging from Balanced Scorecard to time-driven Activity-Based Costing — says the most challenging time for a leader is when things go bad. The Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership Development — Emeritus, Harvard Business School (USA) speaks to HT on leadership development. Excerpts.
UD Choubey, Director General, Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE), the apex organisation of Public Sector Enterprises (PSEs) spoke to Hindustan Times on a range of skill development and the public sector's role in it.
MMTC has been in the bullion trade for many years and over the years has transformed itself into one of the largest bullion importers in the subcontinent. As part of its commitment to bullion industry, MMTC hosts the Festival of Gold exhibition. Ved Prakash, director (marketing- precious metals) spoke to HT on a range of issues. Excerpts.
First generation entrepreneur Ronnie Screwvala is a pioneer in the television, entertainment and gaming industry. Screwvala, managing director, DisneyUTV, and founder trustee, Swades Foundation, spoke to HT on various aspects of leadership.
Karl Slym, who took over as Tata Motors' managing director a few weeks ago, has decades of experience in the car industry including his stint as the India head of General Motors. Manu P Toms reports.