Mr. Susim Mukul Datta is Chairman of Court of Governors of Administrative Staff College of India since October 2012, and is a Management Professional and Director on the board of several reputed corporates.
He is non-executive Chairman of Castrol India Ltd., Philips Electronics India Ltd., IL&FS Investment Managers Ltd., Tata Trustee Company Private Ltd., Transport Corporation of India Ltd., Reach [Cargo Movers] Private Ltd. . and Speciality Restaurants Limited. Mr. Datta was the Chairman of Hindustan Lever Limited as well as of the Unilever Group of Companies in India and Nepal from 1990 to 1996.
As an Independent Director, Mr S M Datta is on the Boards of Rabo India Finance, Atul Limited, Bhoruka Power Corporation, Peerless Hotels, Peerless Gen Fin & Inv Co. Ltd., Zodiac Clothing, Peerless Developers Ltd, and Chandra’s Chemicals Enterprises Ltd,
Mr S M Datta is a Member of the Board of Governors of Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata. He was Chairman of IIM Bangalore [1995-2005] and Founder-Chairman of Goa Institute of Management [1993-2006]. He was a Member of the Review Committee of IIMs [Indian Institutes of Management], HRD Ministry, Government of India.
He is a Past President of Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Council of EU Chambers of Commerce in India, the Bombay Chamber of Commerce & Industry, and Indian Chemical Manufacturers Association.
Mr. S.M. Datta graduated with Honours in Chemistry from the Presidency College, Kolkata and obtained his Post-Graduate Degree in Science & Technology from the Kolkata University. He is a Chartered Engineer, Fellow of The Institution of Engineers (India), Fellow of the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers and Honorary Fellow of All India Management Association.