India’s Mahindra Group said today its chairman Anand G. Mahindra has became the first Indian to receive the Harvard Medal for his dedication, generosity and service to the University.
Harvard president Drew Faust, the Lincoln Professor of History, presented Mr. Mahindra with the medal at the Annual Meeting of the Harvard Alumni Association during Harvard’s 363rd Commencement Afternoon Program on May 29.
Mr. Mahindra is an alumnus of the University, graduating with Honours (Magna Cum Laude) from Harvard College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, in 1977. In 1981, he secured an MBA degree from the Harvard Business School, Boston, Massachusetts.
Co-founder of the Harvard Business School (HBS) Association of India, Mr. Mahindra is also a founding member of the University’s South Asia Institute (SAI), the HBS India Research Center, and the SAI field office in Mumbai, India.
Mahindra Group is a $16.5 billion multinational group based in Mumbai.
In the picture above: Anand Mahindra receives the Harvard Medal from Harvard President Drew Faust, at the Annual Meeting of the Harvard Alumni Association during the 363rd Commencement Afternoon Program.