The Corporate Interface Team, SIBM Pune successfully organized its flagship management conclave, Senate 2022 on 12th March 2022. The aim of this event was to provide key insights and lessons about what "Total Leadership" would encapsulate going forward in a rapidly evolving business environment. This year’s theme was, therefore, titled ‘Total Leadership: The Journey from Good to Great’.

Senate 2022 commenced with a Keynote session by Mr. Praveen Gandhi, Group Head - Total Rewards, HR Policy & Process, RPG on the topic ‘Shaping Instincts: The right sum of gut and data’.

This was followed by three-panel discussions. The first-panel discussion was on the theme ‘Innovating Brand Experience: Delivering more than just a product’ with Ms. Manasi Narasimhan, Vice President & Head, Marketing & Communications, South Asia, Mastercard, Mr. Roopank Chaudhary, Global Partner and Indian Chief Commercial Officer, India, AON, Ms. Shilpi Kapoor, Director Marketing, American Express, and Mr. Saumil Mehta, Director and Country Manager, Kraft Heinz. The session was moderated by Ms. Snigdha Bose, Associate Vice President - Planning, Taproot Dentsu.

The second-panel discussion was focused on the topic ‘The Business Concord: Looking at business models in a new way’. The event was graced by Ms. Richa Singh - CFO at Mars, Mr. Pankaj Joshi - Sales Director at Beam Suntory, Mr. Raghuram Krishnan - Director Finance at Adobe, Mr. Pankaj Jathar - CEO at Prione Business Services as panelists and was moderated by Mr. Jinu Jose - Vice President, R&DS at IQVIA. 

Senate 2022 drew to a close with a panel discussion on the topic ‘C Suite Leadership: Creating shared culture in a distributed office’ in the presence of Ms. Shikha Singhal - Head - People Practices at Axtria, Mr. Satender Sighadia - CHRO at FMC Corporation, Ms. Tania Chatterjee - Director HR - Inclusion, Wellbeing and Culture at NatWest Group,  India as panelists and was moderated by Mr. Atma Godara, Production HR, Netflix.