Rama Malik is Pro Vice Chancellor, Ashoka University. She was previously Vice President at Mahindra Logistics, where she led the Enterprise Mobility business and the Consumer Business. At Ashoka, Rama is responsible for a range of functions including Revenue, Cost and Enabling functions as well as Student Interface.
Rama has three decades of rich experience across several large organizations, having launched, grown and transformed brands, businesses and organisations in the consumer and services space (FMCG / Food / Services / Retail / Logistics) in the Asia Pacific and Middle East regions.
From selling The Times of India newspaper publications directly to consumers in Mumbai very early in her career, Rama went on to launch Knorr soups in India at Hindustan Lever, followed by driving photographic category participation in Rural India and China to Implementing and managing the Photo retail souvenir services and solutions business in Asia Pacific markets at theme parks / destinations such as Hong Kong Disneyland, Venetian Macau, Sydney Harbour Bridge, Everland Theme park at Kodak, to transforming the Enterprise mobility business through innovative services & solutions and leading the Consumer supply chain business at Mahindra Logistics.
Rama’s skills and capabilities include Strategic Business and General Management, Country – Startup Operations, Business Transformation, Change Management, Alliances / Partnerships / Stakeholder management, Marketing, Advertising, Operations Excellence and Project Implementation.
Rama is an Economics graduate and has a Master’s in Business Administration. A proponent of Diversity, Inclusion and Equal opportunity for all, Rama has experience of training and interacting with young minds, having taught at her alma mater.