Excellence Award

Anil Sarin (1968 Batch)Anil Sarin (1968 Batch): Mr. Anil Sarin is the co-founder of the Anant Raj Group. He has been instrumental in chalking out the overall development of Anant Raj Limited from a mere tile manufacturing Company. Taking the business of the Anant Raj Group to multifold levels, he has helped to build a brand name for the Company standing for its commitment and quality. He also has a rich experience of three decades in the development and construction business.He is the Executive Managing Director of the Company. He also heads the Remuneration Committee and is a member of the Share Transfer Committee and Investor Grievance Committee.

Amitav Banerji (1969 Batch)Amitav Banerji (1969 Batch): After graduating from Georgetown University and then obtaining a Masters from the Delhi School of Economics, he joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1975 where he served in different capacities for 15 years, including postings to Spain, Pakistan and Malaysia and the Indian Mission to the UN in New York.From August 1990 to May 2015, Amitav worked in different roles for the Commonwealth Secretariat, including as Head of the Secretary-General’s Office and most recently as the organisation’s Political Director. He is currently acting as the Projects Director of the Global Leadership Foundation.

Lovleen Singhal (1969 Batch)Lovleen Singhal (1969 Batch):

Sunil Malhotra (1969 Batch)Sunil Malhotra (1969 Batch):

Lt. Gen. Philip Campose (1970 Batch)Lt. Gen. Philip Campose (1970 Batch): The general was first commissioned into 9 Gorkha Rifles in 1974 and was later transferred to the Mechanised Infantry Regiment in 1982. He served as an instructor at National Defence Academy, Defence Services Staff College and at the tactical wing of Armoured Corps Centre and School (ACCS).He was a Brigade Major of an Armoured Brigade and also Colonel of General Staff of a counter insurgency division in north-east India. His appointments at the army headquarters include Deputy Director General of Strategy at the Directorate of Perspective Planning. He also served as the Chief Staff Officer (Land Vector) at the headquarters of Strategic Forces Command. As a commanding officer, he headed a mechanised infantry battalion and also an infantry division near the Line of Control in J&K. While he was deputed to United Nations, he was the head of UN peace keeping missions in former Yugoslavia and Northern Iraq.In 2013, on being promoted to the rank to Army Commander, he was appointed as the General Officer Commanding-in-Chief of the Western Command, prior to his appointment as the Vice Chief of the Army Staff (VCOAS) of Indian Army. He succeeded Lieutenant General Dalbir Singh as the Vice Chief of Army Staff, and served in the position until he was superannuated on 31 July 2015. He was awarded the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal and Vishisht Seva Medal by the President of India for his distinguished service to the country.

Michael Pinto (1972 Batch)Michael Pinto (1972 Batch): Michael Pinto graduated with a BA degree from the University of Pune in 1975 and did his MBA from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies at the University of Bombay in 1979. He has served as the Assistant Sales Manager for Godrej Soaps, Manager-Western Region for American Express, Director-Sales & Marketing Cana for Danzas AEI/DHL Global Forwarding, Logistics Procurement for IBM Canada, Manager for Maersk Canada, and Global Key Account Manager for Damco (AP Moller-Maersk). Currently, he is serving as the Returning Officer-Scarborough Rough Park for Elections Canada in Toronto.

Deepak Dhawan (1973 Batch)Deepak Dhawan (1973 Batch): Deepak Dhawan is the Chairman and Managing Director of Cardio Fitness Private Limited.

Atul Punj (1975 Batch)Atul Punj (1975 Batch): Mr. Atul Punj is the Founder, Executive Chairman and Managing Director of Punj Lloyd. Mr. Punj oversees Punj Lloyd’s diversification into new business opportunities, including tankage and terminals, process plants, telecom and highway construction. He helped Punj Lloyd grow into international markets, including South East Asia, Middle East, the Commonwealth of Independent States, Europe and the GCC countries. Mr. Punj is also a Founder Shareholder of Jacob Ballas. He serves as the Chairman of the Board for Sembawang Engineers and Constructors Pt. Ltd.He was a Director of Samena Capital and is also one of the founding shareholders at the firm. He was the Founder Chairman of Samena Capital. Mr. Punj is a Member of the Advisory Board of GE India. Mr. Puni is also a Director of Aspen Institute India Global Health. In 2007, Mr. Punj was awarded Ernst & Young’s Infrastructure Entrepreneur of the Year award and was winner of CNBC's India Business Leader award in January 2009.

Dr. Ishwar K. Puri (1976 Batch)Dr. Ishwar K. Puri (1976 Batch): Dr. Ishwar K. Puri is dean of the Faculty of Engineering and professor of mechanical engineering at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. He is also an associate member of the departments of engineering physics, and materials science and engineering. Dr. Puri has directed and mentored the Multi-physics Research Group (MuRG) whose members reside worldwide. Dr. Puri is a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). He serves as Secretary of the American Academy of Mechanics, on the executive committee of the international Global Engineering Deans Council, on the executive of the Canadian National Council of Deans of Engineering and Applied Science (NCDEAS) and as chair of its public policy committee.At McMaster, Dr. Puri leads a Faculty that is organised into two schools, the student-centred research-focused School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and the student-centred practice-focused Walter G. Booth School of Engineering Practice and Technology (SEPT). He has also received the Xavarian Lifetime Achievement Award.

Alex Kuruvilla (1977 Batch)Alex Kuruvilla (1977 Batch): Mr. Alex Kuruvilla serves as the Chief Executive Officer at Conde Nast India. Mr. Kuruvilla served as Advisor of PayMate India Pvt. Ltd. Mr. Kuruvilla served as Managing Director of MTV Networks India & Executive Vice President, MTV Networks Asia. During his tenure, MTV was transformed from a single channel to a dynamic network consisting of three channels with the launch of kids' channel Nick and, most recently, VH1, India's only international music & lifestyle channel. Nominated by Ernst & Young as 'Entrepreneur of the Year' in 2002, Mr. Kuruvilla and his team steered MTV to new heights, winning more than 80 national and international awards including Most Outstanding Brand of the Year, Media Brand of the Year, Best Music Channel, a clean sweep at the Promax awards, among others. Mr. Kuruvilla featured in Business India's "people to watch out for in the new millennium" issue, Mid Day's 50 most powerful people in media in 2002 & 2003, a lead story on MTV India in Fortune's August 30th2004 issue, articles in New York Times, etc.

Arun Khurana (1977 Batch)Arun Khurana (1977 Batch): Arun Khurana is a former Indian cricketer. He was the first Xaverian to play Ranji Trophy and was a member of the Rest of India XI team. He is a right hand batsman and a slow left arm orthodox bowler. He has played fourteen first-class matches for Delhi between 1978 and 1983.

Pinaki Misra (1977 Batch)Pinaki Misra (1977 Batch): Mr. Pinaki Misra graduated with a BA (Hons.) degree in History from St. Stephens College and LL.B. from the Faculty of Law, Delhi University. He is a practicing Senior Advocate in the Supreme Court of India and various High Courts (Cuttack, Delhi, Bombay, Punjab, Jammu, Simla, Lucknow and Allahabad) and specialises in Corporate Law, Foreign Exchange, Customs Laws, Constitutional Laws. He was elected in the Lok Sabha in 1996 and 2009. He is a Member of the Indian Parliament and currently represents the Puri constituency.

Ajay Kumar (1979 Batch)Ajay Kumar (1979 Batch): Mr. Ajay Kumar graduated with a BA (Hons.) degree in Economics from Delhi University, MDP from Asian Institute of Management, and MBA from Kingston University, London. He is currently the CEO, Vice President and General Manager of American Express Global Business Travel Pvt. Ltd. He has also served as the Director - Strategy and Business Development, Board Director - AESIL, Director Business Transformation, Country Leader - India, and Head Commercial Card Sales for American Express, and Vice-President, Sales & Marketing, UK & Europe for The Oberoi Group. He has received the American Express Chairman's Award for Innovation, American Express Chairman's Award for Quality, and American Express Worldwide Great Performers Award.

Amit Tandon (1979 Batch)Amit Tandon (1979 Batch): Mr. Amit Tandon is the Founder & Managing Director of Institutional Investor Advisory Services (IiAS). Prior to starting IiAS, he was the managing director of Fitch Ratings (till June 2011), where he was responsible for its Indian and Sri Lankan businesses. While at Fitch he was closely associated with the development of the debt market.Prior to joining Fitch, Amit was senior vice president and head of corporate banking at ICICI Securities, responsible for the Capital Markets (both debt and equity), M&A, and advisory business.Amit Tandon studied Economics at St. Stephens College, Delhi University, is an MBA (Faculty of Management Studies, University of Delhi), and has a MPhil in Economics and Politics of Development from the University of Cambridge.

Arvind Mehta (1979 Batch)Arvind Mehta (1979 Batch): Mr. Arvind Mehta, IAS, MA (Economics) serves as a Joint Secretary of Department of Commerce at Ministry of Commerce & Industry, and Government of India. Mr. Mehta serves as a Non-Executive Part Time Government Director of DOC, Ministry of Commerce, GOI. Mr. Mehta served as the Chairman and Managing Director of Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India Ltd, from March 1, 2011, to October 18, 2011, and has been its Director since May 5, 2010.

Sudhanshu Mittal (1979 Batch)Sudhanshu Mittal (1979 Batch): Sudhanshu Mittal is an Indian politician affiliated to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He completed his B. Com. from the Sri Ram College of Commerce (1982 batch) and was President of the Delhi University Students Union (DUSU).He joined the Janta Vidhyarthi Morcha and then because of his dynamism was inducted to the State Executive of Delhi BJP, in 1984 he was made the President of JVM.A chance meeting with Mr.Pramod Mahajan, who became his Marg Darshak made him a loyal soldier of the BJP. He worked within the BJP Organisation to strengthen it. His phenomenal contribution has been in providing a database of voters from every nook & corner of the country, along with providing electioneering a scientific basis through psephology and extensive research. Sudhanshu is generally perceived as one of the pioneers in the field of political Surveys and Opinion polls in the country.

Amit Goel (1981 Batch)Amit Goel (1981 Batch): Mr. Amit Goel is currently a co-owner and the Group Vice Chairman of The Pioneer newspaper, the second oldest English language newspaper in India. His group also owns two magazines--Namaskar, the in-flight magazine of Air India and ‘Exotica',the in-room magazine of several leading five star hotel chains. He has also served as the Senior Editor for The Economic Times.

Samir Gupta (1981 Batch)Samir Gupta (1981 Batch): Mr. Samir Gupta graduated from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, with a Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering and holds an MBA from the University of Bombay. He has been serving as the Consumer Banking Director for the CIMB Niaga Bank since 2010. Prior to this, he acted as the MaManaging Director of Barclays Bank, Indonesia, Regional Consumer Banking Director - Emerging Markets for Barclays Bank Plc, Retail Assets Head for Turkey, Middle East & Africa, Country Business Manager, Consumer Products in Thailand, Country Marketing and Consumer Finance Director in Thailand, General Manager, Diners Club in Thailand, Country Collections Head in Thailand, and Credit Policy Head in Singapore for Citibank, and Credit Officer, Singapore, for the Union Bank of Switzerland.

Sunil Gujral (1981 Batch)Sunil Gujral (1981 Batch): Mr. Sunil Gujral graduated with a BE (Hons.) degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, and a M.Tech. degree in Computer Science from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi. He currently serves as the Business Lead - Technical Solutions Group in Quatrro, Director of Futuresoft, and EVP & Chief Technology Officer for Quatrro BPO Solutions Pvt. Ltd. He has also served as the VP-Technologies for Wipro Spectramind, Systems Officer for American Express Travel Related Services, Customer Support Executive for Wipro Infotech Ltd. and Summer Trainee at DCM Data Products.

Tarun Vij (1981 Batch)Tarun Vij (1981 Batch): Mr. Tarun Vij is an MBA graduate from the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at University of Michigan. He has served as the Managing Director of the JMA Group, Project Director for the TCI Foundation, Country Director for the American India Foundation, and the Country Program Leader - India for PATH. He is currently serving as the Country Director - India for Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN).

Joby Joseph (1982 Batch)Joby Joseph (1982 Batch): Mr. Joby Joseph is the Co-Founder and Director of Just Hull - a Private Limited Co, a Management Consulting Firm that aims to provide actionablesolutions using a personalised, hands-on and collaborative approach, and is an Angel Investor for the Golf Industry with a Global Design. He has previously worked as the India Head - Global Sourcing Business Unit, HR BPO for Aon Hewitt, the Business Leader and Vice President, Exl Service, and worked with American Express for over 13 years.

Yakub Mathew (1982 Batch)Yakub Mathew (1982 Batch): Mr. Yakub Mathew graduated from St. Stephens College, Delhi with Masters in Economics and BA in Economics degrees and completed his MBA from Asian Institute of Management, Manila. He has served as the Vice President (NRI Business Head) for Citi in Manila, Philippines, and Senior Vice President and National Head for HSBC, New York. He is currently the Managing Director of Citi in New York.

Nikhil Mohan (1985 Batch)Nikhil Mohan (1985 Batch): Mr. Nikhil Mohan is the Managing Director of Mohan Clothing Company that owns Blackberrys, one of the largest men’s formal readymade clothing brand.

Samir Arora (1985 Batch)Samir Arora (1985 Batch): Mr. Samir Arora is the founder and former CEO of MODE Media (formerly Glam Media) from 2003 to 2016. He has also served as a Board of Director and Associate Producer for Theatre Works, Executive Chairman of the Board for Tickle Inc, Board Director for the Youth Mentor Network, Chairman & CEO for NetObjects Inc, CEO for Rae Technology Inc, and Executive Management at Apple.Arora is listed as one of the 100 Internet Pioneers and as the 21 people that shaped the World Wide Web at the 1st Web Innovators Awards by CNET. He received the US Entrepreneur of the Year 1997 by IIA and the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Award for Media in 2009. In 1998 he received the Gold award of the world's best designed consumer products from IDSA. He is listed as co-inventor in 14 US software patents, with 4 patents under file. He is a graduate of BITS Pilani, London Business School (Diploma Program), Harvard Business School and INSEAD.

Niket Kaushik (1989 Batch)Niket Kaushik (1989 Batch): Mr. Niket Kaushik is an officer of the Indian Police Service (IPS). He graduated from the College of Business Studies and Faculty of Law, Delhi University.

Rohit Aggarwal (1989 Batch)Rohit Aggarwal (1989 Batch):

Sachin Malhotra (1989 Batch)Sachin Malhotra (1989 Batch):

Saurabh Mittal (1991 Batch)Saurabh Mittal (1991 Batch):Saurabh Mittal is the Chairman for Incedo. He is a first-generation entrepreneur and co-founded Indiabulls, a disruptor that started out in Brokerage and went on to become a USD $4 Billion diversified conglomerate with leadership in Financial Services, Real Estate and Infrastructure within a decade. He served as Vice Chairman of Indiabulls till 2014.Saurabh has previously worked as a partner at Noonday Asset Management and as a Senior portfolio manager at Farallon Capital Management in San Francisco. He has vast experience in the field of financial services, investment management, securities broking and real estate / infrastructure development businesses.He is also a member of multiple boards and is especially passionate about the Harvard Business School Alumni Board and Paarivar, a leading charitable organisation running India’s largest residential school for destitute children.

Bhupendra Chaubey (1994 Batch)Bhupendra Chaubey (1994 Batch):

Jagadish Kaliraman (1994 Batch)Jagadish Kaliraman (1994 Batch):