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Industry stalwarts graced Samvaad, annual leadership conclave organized by MDI, Gurgaon

Updated: Oct 03, 2016 17:25 IST

New Delhi [India], Oct. 3 (ANI): Management Development Institute (MDI) Gurgaon, one of the leading B-schools in the country, has recently announced the successful conclusion of the second edition of its annual leadership conclave, Samvaad.

The event, themed 'Success through Synergy', took place on October 1 at MDI Auditorium and was attended by senior executives from a spectrum of industries.

Samvaad is an annual business symposium organized by the students of MDI Gurgaon which provides an opportunity for the exchange of ideas among the brightest minds in the country.

Panelists at the latest event comprised leading entrepreneurs, company heads, leadership gurus, academicians and industry stalwarts from various sectors and start-ups who shared their views and experiences of the corporate world.

This year's theme, 'Success through Synergy' was selected keeping in mind the need for emerging leaders to achieve a higher quality and quantity output with synergy, and gave an opportunity to the students to get an insight on the strategy, leadership, innovation, and creativity in the current business ecosystem.

The conclave began with a welcome speech from Prof J K Jain, Chairperson, NMP and EM, and was followed by a panel discussion on 'India on the Rise - Purpose, Passion & Leadership/Path to Synergy' with Sanjiv Navangul, MD - Janssen India.

Mr. Sanjiv Navangul, MD- Janssen India said, "It's crucial to understand the importance of cause and leadership in life. Each person shows different leadership in different context. We need to transform leaders into something useful and worthwhile."

The conclave also saw participation of industry stalwarts such as Manoj Chugh, President (Enterprise Business) - Tech Mahindra, Sanjay Mehta, MD and CEO - Teleperformance India, Ritu Marya, Editor-in-Chief - Franchise India, and Gagan Arora, CMO - Foodpanda India, as they shared their insights on the topic 'Defying Gravity: Emerging trends'. (ANI)

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