Speaker Series


Living a Board Room Battle


An interactive session on “Living a Boardroom Battle” with Professor Nirmalya Kumar, Professor of Marketing, Lee Kong Chian School of Business, Singapore Management University and Distinguished Fellow at INSEAD Emerging Markets Institute was organized by the Thomas Schmidheiny Centre for Family Enterprise. The session focused on the complexity of Business Groups, the role of independent Directors, governance at the group level, interests of minority shareholders and family versus non-family successors.

03 Jul 2017


Leadership Challenges in Building a Global Company - Role of Organization culture


Thomas Schmidheiny Centre for Family Enterprise organized an interactive session with Prof Dr Pius Baschera, Chairman of the Board of Directors of HILTI Corporation. Hilti Corporation is a global company with its own unique approach to inculcating corporate culture and values, has been consistently rated as one of the best companies for people practices by Fortune and the Sunday Times, and is also very well known for its innovation practices.

21 Nov 2016


Black Money - Efforts and Challenges


Experiences on the strategies followed by the Central Government to unearth black money stashed abroad in Swiss and other banks today has been shared by Suresh Yadav,IRS, Officer on Special Duty to the President of India.

15 Jan 2015


Building Long Lasting Family Businesses : Lessons for Indian Business 



An interactive session with Professor Pramodita Sharma, Visiting Faculty at the ISB has been organized. Participants from family business background have attended the session. Topics ranging from longevity of family business, lessons learnt from the world’s oldest family firms have been shared by the faculty.

14 May 2014