Manthan Samvaad is a daylong feast of thoughts and ideas. ‘The Finest Minds, On Things That Matter’.
Arun Maira, Public Intellectual spoke on Reforming our Institutions.
Arun Maira was born in Lahore. He received his M.Sc. and B.Sc. in Physics from St Stephen’s College, Delhi University.
He was part of Tata Administrative Services for 25 years and worked at various important positions in Tata Group till 1989. He was the first non-bumiputera CEO in Malaysia when he worked for Tata Industries from 1977-79. He was board member of Tata Motors from 1981 to 1989. He was Resident Director from 1981–86 and Executive Director in Corporate Office from 1987-89. He played a key part in Tata Motors successful entry into the LCV segment.After this he worked with 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.In 2000 Arun Maira returned to India and had held the position of chairman of Boston Consulting Group in India till April 2008. He is a former member of the Planning Commission of India