Five aspirational b-school students win Godrej LOUD 2017


Winners get a sponsorship of up to INR 1.5 lakhs to fulfil their dreams and a placement at Godrej’s summer internship programme.

Godrej just concluded the LOUD (Live Out Ur Dream) 2017 finale, with five students emerging winners in the 6th edition of the initiative. This is a campus hiring programme to find young and passionate first-year business school students, with diverse interests outside of work. The event took place at the Godrej headquarters in Vikhroli. 11 students from India’s top business schools presented their personal dreams as part of the finale.

The finalists presented their dreams to a jury of senior Godrej leaders, including Vivek Gambhir, managing director and CEO, Godrej Consumer Products, Balram Singh Yadav, managing director, Godrej Agrovet, Nitin Nabar, executive director and president, Godrej Industries (Chemicals), Sumit Mitra, head-group human resources and corporate services, Godrej Industries Limited and Associate Companies and Robert Menzies, head-corporate strategy and planning, Godrej Industries Limited and Associate Companies.

Speaking on the campus engagement programme, Nisaba Godrej, executive chairperson, Godrej Consumer Products Limited, says, “Godrej LOUD is our way of finding passionate young leaders. We believe that people with unique interests outside of work bring great ideas and diversity of thought to work. Godrej LOUD is our endeavour to find such team members and enable them to bring the same passion to Godrej.”

This year, the programme attracted over 1,400 applications from across India’s top business schools. Team Godrej LOUD visited 12 campuses over two months (SPJIMR, Mumbai; NITIE, Mumbai; IRMA, Anand; IIM, Ahmedabad; SIBM, Pune; SCMHRD, Pune; IIM, Kozikhode; IIM, Trichy; FMS, Delhi; MDI, Gurgaon; IIFT, Delhi and XIM, Bhubaneswar) to engage with first year students.

Sumit Mitra, head, group human resources & corporate services says, “Godrej LOUD gives us a wonderful opportunity to engage with students and get to know them beyond routine interviews. We visited 12 b-school campuses across India and received 1400 dream applications. As they join our teams we look forward to finding many more passionate individuals through LOUD.”

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