Core Faculty

Dr. Sarita Vichore

Director
Durgadevi Saraf Global Business School

Dr. Sarita Vichore is a Ph.D. in the area of Financial Services; she completed her doctorate from South Gujarat University.
She has a dual degree in Management of Business Administration, majored in the area of Finance. She is also Masters in Commerce, and holds a degree of Cost and Management Accountant (CMA), USA. She is a member of Institute of Management Accountants United States of America.
She has over 16 years of experience of Industry and academia. She has presented research papers in various National and International conferences, She also represented DSIMS at IMRA London UK for research paper presentation.
She has publications in referred National and International Journals. More recently she was invited for a guest session on Scaling up of the business to the esteemed entrepreneurs at Kauffman Foundation Kansas USA. Her teaching interests are in the areas of corporate finance, Performance Management, Valuations and Mergers & Acquisitions. Her research interest includes Micro Finance and Corporate Social Responsibility.

Email:sarita.vichore@dsims.org.in

Prof. Apurva Mehta

Associate Professor

Prof. Apurva Mehta has an MBA (International Finance) from Thunderbird, Sam Garvin International School of International Management, Arizona, USA & a Masters in Management Studies (M.M.S.) – Finance, Mumbai University. He has over two and a half decades of experience in Banking, Financial & Transaction Advisory Services. He specializes in International / Cross border Valuation, Fund raising and liquidity management. He worked for organizations like American Express Bank, Morgan Stanley, ICICI Bank and KPMG. His last stint was as a Senior Partner – Corporate Finance at Baker Tiilly DHC. His research interests include looking at the Financially Distress asset market in the Indian banking system and the role of Asset Reconstruction Companies.

Email:apurva.mehta@dsims.org.in

Dr. Padma Singhal

Assistant Professor

Dr. Padma Singhal is a Ph.D in Marketing Management from DAVV University, Indore. Her topic of study was ‘Effectiveness of Promotional Strategies of Retailers: An Empirical Study of Branded Apparel Sector’. She has obtained an MBA (Marketing). Dr. Singhal has seven years of experience in academia besides a three years stint in the corporate arena. She has numerous publications to her credit. Dr Singhal’s interest includes Marketing, Branding and Services Management.

Email:padma.singhal@dsims.org.in

Ms.Pooja Goswami

Assistant Professor

Ms. Pooja Goswami is an MMS with specialization in HR from Mumbai University(Topper of the Institute).She has qualified UGC –NET in Management. She has also completed P.G. Diploma in Labour Law and Administrative Law. She has done her M.Com & completed various NSE certifications. She has worked with Angel broking Ltd and was associated with Raychem RPG Ltd during her internship. She has around 5 years of experience. Her teaching and research areas are Performance Management, Employee engagement, Total rewards at work and work life balance. She has presented research papers in Conferences and also published papers in renowned journals. She is part of Remsons Centre for Management Research and also assists Dr. Sharad Kumar, Dean, Academic and Research in various research activities of the Institute.

Email:pooja.goswami@dsims.org.in

Prof. Somesh Kumar Banerji

Associate Professor

Prof. Somesh Banerji has a B Tech in Metallurgical Engineering from IIT Mumbai and a PGDM from IIM Bangalore. He has more than 37 years of industry experience across industries like Automotive Components, Industrial Plastics, FMCG, Steel and Allied Products. Prior to joining DSIMS, Somesh was Chief Industry Officer and Faculty Member at IIFM Mumbai and earlier, Controller of Projects, SCM & Infrastructure – Adam Smith Institute of Management, Hyderabad. His areas of interest are Logistics, Project Management and Supply Chain Management.

Email:somesh.banerji@dsims.org.in

PROF. ZUBIN SETHNA
Assistant Professor

Prof. Zubin is qualified as an engineer and as an MBA from Mumbai University. He has passed NET in management as well as in economics.

He has 9 years of corporate experience in following areas : production management, production planning & purchase planning, 5S, housekeeping, safety, vendor coordination, inventory management, warehouse space optimisation, manpower planning and restructuring, scrap reduction, product-costing and new product development. Also, he has been a key user of ERP systems.

For the past 10 years, he has taught a variety of subjects : environmental sustainability, international geo-politics, supply chain management, transportation management, warehousing, production management, operations research and total quality management. He has interests not in only academics but also in sharing knowledge and outdoor sports

Email:zubin.sethna@dsims.org.in

Prof. Sharmila Bonnerjee

Assistant Professor, Communication Skills

Prof. Sharmila Bonnerjee is a graduate from Calcutta University with Honours in Botany, B.Sc(Hons.). She has done her Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA) from Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning specializing in Human Resource. She has also done her Post Graduate Diploma in Software Exports Management (GNIIT S/W Exports) from NIIT Ltd and. has over 8 years of work experience which includes both industry and teaching.

Email:Sharmila.bonnerjee@dsims.org.in

Finance

Dr. Sarita Vichore

Director
Durgadevi Saraf Global Business School

Dr. Sarita Vichore is a Ph.D. in the area of Financial Services; she completed her doctorate from South Gujarat University.
She has a dual degree in Management of Business Administration, majored in the area of Finance. She is also Masters in Commerce, and holds a degree of Cost and Management Accountant (CMA), USA. She is a member of Institute of Management Accountants United States of America.
She has over 16 years of experience of Industry and academia. She has presented research papers in various National and International conferences, She also represented DSIMS at IMRA London UK for research paper presentation.
She has publications in referred National and International Journals. More recently she was invited for a guest session on Scaling up of the business to the esteemed entrepreneurs at Kauffman Foundation Kansas USA. Her teaching interests are in the areas of corporate finance, Performance Management, Valuations and Mergers & Acquisitions. Her research interest includes Micro Finance and Corporate Social Responsibility.

Email:sarita.vichore@dsims.org.in

Prof. Apurva Mehta

Associate Professor

Prof. Apurva Mehta has an MBA (International Finance) from Thunderbird, Sam Garvin International School of International Management, Arizona, USA & a Masters in Management Studies (M.M.S.) – Finance, Mumbai University. He has over two and a half decades of experience in Banking, Financial & Transaction Advisory Services. He specializes in International / Cross border Valuation, Fund raising and liquidity management. He worked for organizations like American Express Bank, Morgan Stanley, ICICI Bank and KPMG. His last stint was as a Senior Partner – Corporate Finance at Baker Tiilly DHC. His research interests include looking at the Financially Distress asset market in the Indian banking system and the role of Asset Reconstruction Companies.

Email:apurva.mehta@dsims.org.in

Marketing

Dr. Padma Singhal

Assistant Professor

Dr. Padma Singhal is a Ph.D in Marketing Management from DAVV University, Indore. Her topic of study was ‘Effectiveness of Promotional Strategies of Retailers: An Empirical Study of Branded Apparel Sector’. She has obtained an MBA (Marketing). Dr. Singhal has seven years of experience in academia besides a three years stint in the corporate arena. She has numerous publications to her credit. Dr Singhal’s interest includes Marketing, Branding and Services Management.

Email:padma.singhal@dsims.org.in

Human Resources

Ms.Pooja Goswami

Assistant Professor

Ms. Pooja Goswami is an MMS with specialization in HR from Mumbai University(Topper of the Institute).She has qualified UGC –NET in Management. She has also completed P.G. Diploma in Labour Law and Administrative Law. She has done her M.Com & completed various NSE certifications. She has worked with Angel broking Ltd and was associated with Raychem RPG Ltd during her internship. She has around 5 years of experience. Her teaching and research areas are Performance Management, Employee engagement, Total rewards at work and work life balance. She has presented research papers in Conferences and also published papers in renowned journals. She is part of Remsons Centre for Management Research and also assists Dr. Sharad Kumar, Dean, Academic and Research in various research activities of the Institute.

Email:pooja.goswami@dsims.org.in

Operations

Prof. Somesh Kumar Banerji

Associate Professor

Prof. Somesh Banerji has a B Tech in Metallurgical Engineering from IIT Mumbai and a PGDM from IIM Bangalore. He has more than 37 years of industry experience across industries like Automotive Components, Industrial Plastics, FMCG, Steel and Allied Products. Prior to joining DSIMS, Somesh was Chief Industry Officer and Faculty Member at IIFM Mumbai and earlier, Controller of Projects, SCM & Infrastructure – Adam Smith Institute of Management, Hyderabad. His areas of interest are Logistics, Project Management and Supply Chain Management.

Email:somesh.banerji@dsims.org.in

PROF. ZUBIN SETHNA
Assistant Professor

Prof. Zubin is qualified as an engineer and as an MBA from Mumbai University. He has passed NET in management as well as in economics.

He has 9 years of corporate experience in following areas : production management, production planning & purchase planning, 5S, housekeeping, safety, vendor coordination, inventory management, warehouse space optimisation, manpower planning and restructuring, scrap reduction, product-costing and new product development. Also, he has been a key user of ERP systems.

For the past 10 years, he has taught a variety of subjects : environmental sustainability, international geo-politics, supply chain management, transportation management, warehousing, production management, operations research and total quality management. He has interests not in only academics but also in sharing knowledge and outdoor sports

Email:zubin.sethna@dsims.org.in

General Management

Prof. Sharmila Bonnerjee

Assistant Professor, Communication Skills

Prof. Sharmila Bonnerjee is a graduate from Calcutta University with Honours in Botany, B.Sc(Hons.). She has done her Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (PGDBA) from Symbiosis Centre for Distance Learning specializing in Human Resource. She has also done her Post Graduate Diploma in Software Exports Management (GNIIT S/W Exports) from NIIT Ltd and. has over 8 years of work experience which includes both industry and teaching.

Email:Sharmila.bonnerjee@dsims.org.in