Bhubaneswar: The foundation day lecture of the Xavier Institute of Management Bhubaneswar (XIMB) was held on Wednesday marking the successful alliance between the State Government and the Jesuit Society.
Chief guest Shri. Adi Godrej, Chairman of Godrej Group – Godrej Industries Limited, spoke about the future of consumer goods in India. . He stressed on adapting the “consumer first” thinking and approach in the booming and lucrative sector of FMCG.
He also laid stress on how consistent innovation requires a lot of things to put into place, structured processes, systems and tools, but most important is commitment from senior leadership and in some cases even a major cultural shift.
On the occasion, the Honorary Doctorate in Management was conferred on Adi Godrej, which is the first honorary degree conferred on anyone by the university since its inception in 2013.
Among others, Mr. Rajive Kaul, Chairman, XIMB and XUB and Dr. Fr. Paul Fernandes, S.J., Vice Chancellor and Director, XIMB and XUB were present.