Bhimaraya Metri will be replacing founding director, Prafulla Agnihotri.
Bhimaraya Metri has been named the new director of IIM Trichy. He will replace Prafulla Agnihotri, who was the founding director. Agnihotri had been the custodian of the institute for the last six years. He was given a farewell on April 4.
An academician for the last 25 years, Metri moved in from the L&T Institute of Project Management, Vadodara, where he was the dean. In the past, Metri has worked as professor & dean at MDI Gurgaon, IMI, New Delhi and as professor in-charge of the Ph.D programmes at BITS, Pilani.
Metri, a BE from the Govt. College of Engineering, Karad and an M.E. from Shivaji University, Kolhapur received his Ph.D from IIT Powai, Mumbai
He is the member of the Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) USA and the Institute of Supply Management (ISM) USA. He was on the Board of Directors of DSI and is the first Indian to be elected vice president (Asia Pacific Division), Decision Sciences Institute (DSI), Texas, USA.