05 Apr 2017 19:29 IST

Bhimaraya Metri joins as Director, IIM Trichy

He succeeds Prafulla Agnihotri who was the B-school's founding director

Bhimaraya Metri has taken over as Director of IIM Trichy. He succeeds Prafulla Agnihotri who was the B-school’s founding director.

Prior to joining IIM Trichy, Metri was the Dean at L&T Institute of Project Management, Vadodara. He also served as a Professor and Dean at MDI Gurgaon, IMI, New Delhi and as Professor In-charge of the PhD programmes at BITS Pilani.

Metri has rich academic and administrative experience. An authority in the field of quality, project management and SCM, he has published over 100 research articles. He has also co-authored six books. He is on the editorial advisory boards of national and international journals. Metri has more than 25 years of experience in teaching, training, research and consulting.

Metri received his PhD from IIT Bombay , obtained his BE from Government College of Engineering, Karad, and ME from Shivaji University, Kolhapur. He is the member of Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) USA and Institute of Supply Management (ISM) USA. Metri was on the Board of Directors of DSI and is the first Indian elected as the Vice President (Asia Pacific Division), DSI.