Arun Maira

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Arun Maira
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Born (1943-08-15) 15 August 1943 (age 78)
OccupationConsultant;

Management expert; Former Member, Planning Commission of India; Former Chairman, Boston Consulting Group, India;

Former Chancellor, Central University of Himachal Pradesh

Arun Maira (born 15 August 1943) is a management consultant and former member of Planning Commission of India.[1][2] He is also a former Chairman of Boston Consulting Group, India.

Early life[edit]

Arun Maira was born in Lahore. He received his M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Physics from St Stephen's College, Delhi University.[3]

Career[edit]

Arun Maira was part of Tata Administrative Services for 25 years and held various positions in Tata Group till 1989. He was the first non-bumiputera CEO in Malaysia when he worked for Tatab Industries from 1977-79.[4] Maira was board member of Tata Motors from 1981 to 1989 and played an instrumental role in Tata Motors's entry into the LCV segment.[5][6] He then worked at Arthur D. Little for 10 years where he was Leader of Global Organisation Practice and Managing Director of Innovation Associates, a subsidiary of Arthur D. Little.[7] Maira served as the chairman of Boston Consulting Group in India from 2000 to April 2008.[8] He was then appointed as a member of the Planning Commission of India in 2009. His focus here was on the development of strategies related to industrialisation and urbanisation.

Between 2000 and 2009, Arun Maira was on the boards of several companies which are listed below:[9]

Position Held Company Years
Former Director, Chairman of Shareholder & Investor Grievances Committee, Member of Nominating & Governance Committee and Member of Compensation & Remuneration Committee Patni Computer Systems Limited 2006–2009
Former Additional Independent Director Aditya Birla Nuvo Limited 2008–2009
Former Director Tata Chemicals Ltd. 2008–2009
Former Additional Director Mahindra Ugine Steel Company Limited 2008–2009
Former Non-Executive & Independent Director and Member of Audit Committee Hero MotoCorp Limited 2008–2009
Former Additional Director Godrej Industries Ltd. 2009-2009

Maira has also served as chairman of Axis Bank Foundation and Save the Children, India. He was also a board member of the India Brand Equity Foundation, the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs, and the UN Global Compact, and WWF India.

Bibliography[edit]

Maira has authored several books on leadership and organisation, including

  • Remaking India - One Country, One Destiny
  • Discordant Democrats
  • Shaping the Future: Aspirational Leadership in India and Beyond
  • Transforming Capitalism - Business Leadership to Improve the World
  • Redesigning the Aeroplane While Flying: Reforming Institutions

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://profit.ndtv.com/2009/07/11154318/Arun-Maira-to-join-Planning-Co.html[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Latest News: India News | Latest Business News | BSE | IPO News".
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 5 May 2010. Retrieved 11 May 2010.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 14 December 2011. Retrieved 24 February 2012.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 15 January 2014. Retrieved 13 January 2014.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 14 December 2011. Retrieved 24 February 2012.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "Stocks".
  8. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 14 December 2011. Retrieved 24 February 2012.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ "Stocks".

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