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Abraham Koshy


Abraham Koshy, Professor of Marketing, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad
Abraham Koshy, a senior Professor at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad is a reputed
academician, consultant and a corporate trainer in the domains of marketing, brand management
and strategy. He has the distinction of being the first full-time serving faculty of an institution of
higher education in India to be appointed as non-executive Chairman of a listed company when he
was appointed as Chairman of Federal Bank. He was an independent member of the Board of
Directors of the bank for over six years and subsequently the Chairman, competing his statutory
term in May 2015. Prof. Koshy is a co-editor and co-author of four books, the most popular being
the world’s best-selling book Marketing Management – A South Asian Perspective with the
legendary Marketing Guru, Prof. Philip Kotler, and others. He is a member of advisory committees
constituted by Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Reserve Bank of India, National
Aluminium Company, Kerala Academy for Skills Excellence and India Handloom Brand. He is also
an independent member of the Board of Directors of Malayala Manorama. Besides being a
consultant to domestic and international companies, he has conducted executive programs in 16
countries, besides India. He has been a Visiting Professor in Strathclyde University and Glasgow
University in UK, and is currently a Visiting Professor in European School of Management in Paris.