NewZNew (Chandigarh) : BML Munjal University founded by the Hero Group, today announced the appointment of Prof. Ashok Kapoor as Dean Corporate Engagement. With over 37 years of professional experience in industry and academics, Professor Kapoor will be responsible for People Development Programmes (PDPs), Placement Committee and Practice School activities, in addition to creating International and Domestic Continuing Education Opportunities.
Announcing the appointment, Mr. Akshay Munjal, President, BML Munjal University said, “A distinguished academician, Professor Kapoor stands tall for his unparalled contribution to the Indian industry. He brings with him significant academic experience; institution building capabilities and a unique depth of experience in the industrial sector. We are privileged to have him at BMU, setting the right tone for the future of the University.”
Prof. Ashok Kapoor said, “I am delighted to be part of a prestigious institution like BML Munjal University. The university seeks to nurture leaders who are skilled, knowledgeable and have the life skills required for leading their organizations to success. I am upbeat on the outlook for creating a unique and transformative higher education initiative at BML Munjal University.”
Prof. holds a B.E. (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from BITS, Pilani and a Masters in Management Studies with Distinctions from the same Institute. His industry experience includes companies of very high repute like Voltas, Eicher Limited etc. where he worked in the areas of internal consulting, corporate materials, marketing, marketing services, training, corporate communications, corporate strategy and new products.
In the past 24 years, he has been actively involved in academics & training with All India Management Association (AIMA), ARM-TREE and MDI. Prof. Kapoor is very active in Social Service and runs a Trust named StMARG and mentors another one named VNAMR which work in the area of Social Entrepreneurship, Value Based Education, Health Related Projects and Generating Resources for other NGOs.
Widely travelled in India and abroad Prof. Kapoor is a keen sportsman and also writes poetry both in Hindi and English.