SPJIMR’s Centre for Family Managed Business celebrates to mark 20 years

Mumbai: A grand celebration to mark the 20 years of SPJIMR’s Centre for Family Managed Business (FMB) brought together alumni from across the country for a day of networking, learning and fun, capped by a gala awards ceremony to honour leaders in the FMB space.

SPJIMR’s FMB has a history of 20 years, has seen over 25 batches and boasts of over 3,500 alumni spread across 259 cities with networks in many corners of the globe. The power of this vast network and a sense of bonding with the programme and with SPJIMR were on display through the day-long celebrations.


The series of events through the day on 25 Feb 2017 (Saturday) were put together under the title ‘Genesis’, the name indicating how the celebrations tapped into the very roots of an innovative programme that has grown to become a premier offering for FMBs.

The large focus of the day was on going professional, retaining and attracting talent and leading not only successful but also sustainable growth-oriented businesses to contribute to and also benefit from India’s growth story.

Mr Harsh C. Mariwala, the Founder of Marico, India’s leading consumer company in the global beauty and wellness space said, “People want to work in organisations that have a good culture, those who work in a clean manner and offer a lot of empowerment and growth opportunities to people. Your employees are great ambassadors of your company. Companies need to create value propositions, highlight what is unique about them and leverage that to attract top talent.”

Mr Mariwala later gave away the FMB Awards, a climax to the day filled with workshops, discussions and talks.

The FMB Award winners were:

  1. Outstanding FMB that Managed Professionalisation

Bharat Wire Ropes Ltd

Mayank Mittal, Joint Managing Director

  1. Outstanding FMB that Managed Globalisation

Safex Fire Services Limited

Tejas Shah, CEO

  1. Outstanding Company in Innovation

Tecknotrove Systems Pvt. Ltd

Shantanu Gupta – Managing Director

  1. Outstanding FMB with Significant Social Contribution

Saroj Screens Pvt Ltd

Akshaye Rathi

  1. Outstanding FMB with Successful Woman Entrepreneurs

‘Care4Wear’, a retail brand of Manju Cleaners

Monika Alok Maheshwari

  1. Outstanding Marketing Approach by FMB

Jain Group

Rishi Jain

  1. Outstanding Operations Approach used by FMB

Equinox Labs

Priyanka Bhadri

  1. Outstanding People Management Approach by FMB

PM Relocations Pvt. Ltd.

Aakanksha Bhargava, CEO

  1. Outstanding New Venture

Hartek Group

Simarpreet H Singh

  1. Outstanding FMB that Managed Multiple Generations

Kandoi Bhogilal Mulchand

Harsh Kandoi

  1. Special Recognition by Jury

Cheer Sagar

Arnav Poddar, Director

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