Dr. Anadi Saran Pande
Professor Strategic Management
Dr. Anadi Pande is a Professor of Strategic Management at IIM Lucknow. He is also the Faculty In Charge and Director of IIM Lucknow’s Incubator, which is a Section 25 company. He had three periods of engagement with IIM Lucknow as a full time faculty. These being December 2000 to March 2006; August 2014 to October 2015; and November 2016 to present. He is a unique amalgam of academics and industry. He worked with Tata Motors Ltd. for sixteen years and was identified for leadership positions through a fast track scheme of the company. He was Head of Project Engineering at TML’s Lucknow plant during its formation and later was Head of Vehicle Assembly factory. He worked for Hero Honda motors for eight years as part of the leadership team being Head of Corporate Planning and Corporate HR. He built alliances for the group; leading separation negotiations to give strategic freedom to Hero Honda (separation of JV). As Project Head, he built the world’s largest capacity two wheeler factory at Haridwar. He has deep IR experience.
In 2014 he moved to Larsen & Toubro, Mumbai, where he was Head – Corporate Strategy/Initiatives, reporting to Chairman. Later he joined Hero Cycles Ltd as Director, Corporate Strategy and Corporate HR, reporting to CMD. There he joined the Board of Directors of a British Subsidiary, Avocet Sports, Manchester. He writes and uses cases for pedagogy and has published research in both national and international blind peer reviewed journals of repute.