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    We want to grow fast and right – ABHICL Chief Executive Officer, Mayank Bathwal

    Aditya Birla Health Insurance Company (ABHICL), the sixth standalone health insurance company in India, began its journey in October 2016. In its first full year of operations (FY2017-18), it collected a record premium of close to Rs 250 crore and covered more than 1 million customers. ABHICL’s Chief Executive Officer, Mayank Bathwal, tells Free Press Journal’s S Narayanan and R N Bhaskar, how his company views the health insurance landscape

  • We will be among the top 10 in five years: Munish Sharda, MD and CEO, Future Generali India Life Insurance Company

    Munish Sharda joined Future Generali India Life Insurance Company (FGI-LI) as its Managing Director & CEO in January 2014. That was a challenging time for both the life insurance industry and FGI-LI.  In four years, both have made tremendous progress; FGI-LI is now looking to achieve chart-busting numbers on all fronts. Munish, in an interview with The Free Press Journal’s S. Narayanan and RN Bhaskar, talks

  • Mumbai is upgrading to a more reliable and world-class lifeline – MMRC MD Ashwini Bhide

    ‘Mumbai is upgrading’ — and many are waiting to see this upgrade. But in this process of upgrade, it did stumble at a few places but that didn’t stop or delay the project. Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Managing Director Ashwini Bhide, in an interview with Free Press Journal’s Jescilia Karayamparambil and R N Bhaskar, talks about the hiccups faced by the Metro 3 project (Colaba to Seepz).

  • New name, new logo, same old drive and values – Garware Technical Fibres

    Newly-rebranded Garware Technical Fibres, former Garware Wall Ropes that was established in 1976, has come a long way. The company takes pride in the manner in which it was set up by Padmashree Abasaheb Garware, grandfather of the present chairman and managing director Vayu Garware. 

  • MET founder trustee Sunil Karve: Work on ground will help understand nuances of revenue generation

    A chartered accountant by qualification, Sunil Karve has a long track record in the education sector, including the post-graduate management stream. He is a founder trustee of the Mumbai Education Trust (MET) and also the honorary chairman of the board at Kohinoor Education Trust, in charge of a host of educational institutes, including the Kohinoor Business School. He has some specific ideas on how the current structure of business schools can be

  • Balanced purification is need of the hour: Havells India VP Shashank Shrivastav

    Havells India, which started its operations as a B2B company, has been increasing its B2C portfolio. At present, the B2C segment of the company stands at 40 per cent of its total turnover of around Rs 8,500 crore. The company is diversifying its water purifier segment, where it has stepped up with a wide range. R N Bhaskar and Pankaj Joshi speak to Shashank Shrivastav,

  • Talent capital is still Mumbai: Sam Balsara, Chairman and MD, Madison World

    Sam Balsara, Chairman and Managing Director of Madison World, is the senior-most media professional in the country. He has seen the industry evolve and blossom and understands its nuances like no one else. We had a short but insightful conversation with him on what makes Mumbai stand apart. Excerpts: