Prominent Indian Business Leader, GV Sanjay Reddy to address the University of Michigan’s Graduating Class at the Ross School of Business
GV Sanjay Reddy, MBA '89, and Vice Chairman GVK, will deliver the keynote address
The University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business has chosen an influential Indian business leader, GV Sanjay Reddy, Vice Chairman GVK, as the keynote speaker for Commencement.
GV Sanjay Reddy will address 1,200 graduate and undergraduate students at the Ross Commencement on May 1, 2015 in Ann Arbor. He will also share his views on the power of positive business, and how it creates a social impact on society.
GV Sanjay Reddy is the Vice Chairman of GVK (www.gvk.com), a conglomerate with interests in Energy, Airports, Transportation, Resources, Real Estate, Hospitality and Life Sciences. He was instrumental in making GVK the largest private airport operator in India, by owning, developing and operating the Mumbai and Bengaluru airports, which handle over 50 million passengers per year. He founded GVK Biosciences, which is one of Asia’s largest contract research organizations employing more than 2000 scientists. He is involved with GVK EMRI 108 service (www.emri.in), which is the world’s largest ambulance service offered free of cost to over 800 million people across India and having saved more than one million lives until date.
“I believe that the purpose of business is not only to make money but also meaning. In every one of GVK’s businesses, we always ensure that there is a significant positive impact on the community where we work,” said GV Sanjay Reddy. “In addition, under the GVK Foundation, which is our not for profit organization, we employ more than 40,000 people running the world’s largest ambulance service, 108 GVK EMRI, which is provided free of cost to more than 800 million people across India.”
Michigan Ross’ mission is to develop leaders who make a positive difference in the world. GV Sanjay Reddy’s message resonates with the school’s future leaders; all of whom participate in action-based projects including the Multidisciplinary Action Projects, the Ross Impact Challenge, and the Social Impact Challenge. Ross has been a leading institution in utilizing business to create not only profits, but purpose. To learn more about Spring Commencement ceremonies and GV Sanjay Reddy, visit michiganross.umich.edu.
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