Published : Monday, 11 July, 2016 12:17 PM

Dr. Eileen Peacock joins IFIM Business School’s Board of Governors

Dr. Eileen Peacock, former SVP and Chief Officer Asia Pacific at AACSB International (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business) joins Board of Governors of IFIM Business School. Earlier, she served as Dean and Professor of Accounting at Charlton College of Business at the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, USA. Dr. Eileen Peacock previously was a member of the AACSB Board of Directors, Initial Accreditation Committee, Accounting Accreditation Committee and Pre-Accreditation Committee.  She obtained her PhD from the University of Birmingham, England. Her research interests lie in managerial accounting, including activity-based costing, behavioral aspects of accounting, IT justification, and curriculum development. Prior to her position at Charlton College of Business, Peacock served as Associate Dean and Professor of Accounting in the School of Business at Oakland University, USA. Her teaching interests were in Managerial and Cost Accounting, and Cost Management.

Mr. Sanjay Padode, Secretary, Centre for Developmental Education, Bangalore announcing the addition of Dr. Eileen Peacock to the Governing Board said, “We are delighted to have a luminary like Dr. Eileen Peacock on our Board of Governors. Her rich experience in academics and with AACSB will help us to build IFIM Business School in to a world-class Management Institution in the ensuing years and transform the students into holistic, socially responsible and continuously employable professionals. She has travelled extensively and enjoys great respect of the academic world.  We look forward to her playing an important role in internationalizing our institute. We will also seek her guidance in our international accreditation process. “ 

On why she agreed to be on the IFIM Board of Governors, Dr. Eileen Peacock said, “I was impressed with the energy, enthusiasm and commitment of the IFIM team towards building a progressive institution that is focused on industry connect and transformation of students. When they invited me to join the Board of Governors, I gladly agreed. I will be mentoring the dynamic leadership team at IFIM, especially in new programs and initiatives in the areas of Entrepreneurship, Business Analytics and Distance Learning.” 

Other Members of the Board of Governors -

Mr. V. B. Padode

Chairman - Centre for Developmental Education (CDE) Society and Chief Editor - Dalal Street Investment Journal (DSIJ)

Dr. R. S. Nirjar 

Executive Chairman - Board of Governors, Vice Chancellor (Retd.) Gautam Buddha University, Greater Noida (UP)

Mr. Sanjay Padode

Secretary - CDE Society, Bangalore

Dr. Pritam Singh
Ex-Director General of IMI and Ex-Director of MDI and IIM-L

Dr. Devi Singh

Vice Chancellor - FLAME University and Ex-Director - IIM-L and MDI

Padma Bhushan Mr. Ajai Chowdhry

Founder & Former Chairman- HCL Infosystems Ltd.

Dr. Chandra Bhushan Sharma

Chairman NIOS

Dr. V. A. Sastry

Director - The National Stock Exchange

Mr. Mike Shah

President  & CEO - M. S. Enterprises, Bangalore

Mr. Rajesh Padode

Managing Director - DSIJ Pvt. Ltd., Pune

Dr. M. R. Gopalan

Member of Board of Governors- IFIM Business School

Mr. A. M. Thimmiya

Member of Board of Governors- IFIM Business School 

Mr. Rakesh Bamzai

SVP & President Commercial India and Emerging Markets, Mylan Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

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