University of Chicago appoints executive director for UChicago Center in Delhi

India Infoline News Service | Mumbai |

As Executive Director of the Center in Delhi, Bharath Visweswariah will help create and implement a strategic plan in support of the direction provided by the faculty director

Bharath Visweswariah, an experienced business and management consultant in India, has been appointed the executive director of the new UChicago Center in Delhi, effective February 10.
As Executive Director of the Center in Delhi, Visweswariah will help create and implement a strategic plan in support of the direction provided by the faculty director, Gary Tubb, and the faculty steering committee. He will also oversee administrative functions and staffing at the Center, which is operated by UChicago Center in India Private Limited.
Since 2006, Visweswariah has worked for CEB Asia.CEB is a publicly traded, member-based company that provides advisory services to over 6,000 businesses from across 111 countries. Promoted in mid-2011to Managing Director with the responsibility to set up and lead CEB’s research in Asia, Visweswariah oversaw 130 research staff as part of the India office leadership team.
Prior to CEB, Visweswariah served as a project manager at McKinsey& Co. in Mumbai and New Delhi. He also served at Booz & Co. in Mumbai. He holds a Bachelors of Technology in Metallurgical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta.
“Bharath’s experience, deep knowledge, and commitment to the Center’s scholarship will be key ingredients in its success," faculty director Gary Tubb said. "The faculty steering committee and I look forward to working with him to make the UChicago Center in Delhi a destination of choice for scholars from across the disciplines.”
Visweswariah will serve as a resource for the growing number of faculty and students who are collaborating with scholars in India and across South Asia. The Center will expand opportunities for partnership with South Asian universities, research institutions, cultural organizations, businesses, and government bodies, and serve as a focal point for engaging alumni across the region.
“It is an honor to join this global community of faculty, staff, alumni, and students and I look forward to meeting new colleagues at the Center in Delhi opening in March, and whenever faculty, alumni or students travel in South Asia,” said Visweswariah.
 

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