28th Annual Convocation

The 28th Annual Convocation ceremony of the SDMIMD's flagship program - Post Graduate Diploma in Management (PGDM) - is scheduled on Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at Institute campus. Shri. L Ganesh, Chairman and Managing Director, Rane Holdings, has consented to be the Chief Guest and to deliver the convocation address.

Chief Guest Profile

Mr L Ganesh (LG) is the Chairman and Managing Director of Rane Holdings Limited and the Chairman of the Rane Group of Companies. LG is a Chartered Accountant and holds an MBA from the Pennsylvania State University, USA.
He has over 45 years of Industry experience and has played a key role in establishing strong footprint in global markets and winning the coveted Deming award. At the national level, LG has been an articulate spokesman for the automotive industry through his involvement with various bodies.
He was the President of Automotive Component Manufacturers Association of India and also the President of Madras Management Association. He was the Chairman of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Southern Region. Presently, he is an Honorary Consul for New Zealand in South India.
In addition to being a Director in Rane group of Companies, LG serves as an Independent Director in  Sundaram Finance Limited. LG is also the Chairman of Chennai Willingdon Corporate Foundation and Chennai Heritage.