New Delhi: Anish Shah, the Group CEO of Mahindra Group and Managing Director of M&M, has taken over as the President of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), succeeding Subhrakant Panda. The official announcement was made during FICCI’s recently concluded 96th Annual Convention held in the capital.
An accomplished professional, Shah holds a Ph.D. from Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. His diverse experience includes serving as the President and CEO of GE Capital India from 2009 to 2014, overseeing significant restructuring initiatives, including the rescue of the SBI Card joint venture.
Harsha Vardhan Agarwal, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Emami Limited, has concurrently been elevated to the position of Senior Vice President at FICCI.
In addition to his role at FICCI, Anish Shah is actively involved in various international capacities. He is a member of the UK Investment Council, Chair of the Automotive Governors Council (World Economic Forum), co-chair of the India Alliance of CEOs for Climate Change (World Economic Forum), and co-chair of the India-Australia CEO Council. Furthermore, he holds a key position as an office-bearer on FICCI’s National Executive Committee.
An alumnus of renowned institutions, Shah brings a wealth of experience from his 14-year tenure with GE, where he held several senior positions across the company’s US and global units. His professional journey also includes roles at Bain & Company in Boston and Citibank in Mumbai. The industry looks forward to Shah’s leadership in driving FICCI’s initiatives and fostering collaboration within the business community.