Kannan R

Area: Finance & Accounting

Email: kannanr@ifmr.ac.in

Areas of Interest

Name: Kannan R


Mr R Kannan is a former Director of Institute for Financial Management and Research and presently teaches at IFMR as an Associate Professor. He has extensive experience in the Project finance, Corporate Credit Analysis and Credit Monitoring business, having spent 26 years in ICICI Ltd / ICICI Bank Ltd from where he retired as General Manager. He headed teams that has performed project appraisals and monitored the performance of various industries such as Oil and Gas, Infrastructure, structured products and technology finance divisions. He has served as a Director/Audit committee Member on the Boards of Haldia Petrochemicals, Bharat Oman Refineries, Supreme Group, Essar Oil, National Organic Chemicals SPIC Petrochemicals. Post his retirement from ICICI bank, he continued to serve on the Board of several leading companies like Haldia Petrochemicals , Bharat Oman Refineries ,Supreme group etc and is presently a member of the Board/Audit committee of 5 companies. He was also an adviser to The Technology Development Board, Government of India.

Education: M.Tech (IIT, Bombay), Diploma in Financial Management CFA (ICFAI)

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Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2011). Multi Attribute Gain Loss- A new method for reference dependent multi-attribute ranking and selection. Published in the proceedings of International Conference on Advances in Modeling, Optimization and Computing held during 5-7 Dec 2011 at Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, India. 2011
Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2014). A New Method to Support Informed Managerial Decisions in Salespeople Performance Evaluation. Published in the proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Business Analytics and Intelligence during 18-20 Dec 2014 at Indian Institute of Sciences Bangalore. 2014
Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2013). MCGL: A new method for modelling the choice behavior of the decision maker. Published in the proceedings of Decision Sciences Institute (DSI) 44th annual meeting at Baltimore, USA. 2013
Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2015). An Alternative Preference Elicitation Procedure in Predicting Choice. Published in the proceedings of 4th IIMA International Conference on Advanced Data Analysis, Business Analytics and Intelligence during 11-12 April 2015 at Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad. 2015
Dhurkari, R.K., Swain, A.K. (2015). An experiment on the effectiveness of AHP for informed decision-making”. International Conference on Business & Economic Development (ICBED)-2015, New York, U.S.A, The Business and Management review, Vol. 6, Number 2, pp.305. 2015
Academy of Management annual meetings – 2016, California, USA 2016
15th Annual Conference on Money and Finance, IGIDR, Mumbai, India. 2013
14th Annual Conference on Money and Finance, IGIDR, Mumbai, India. 2012
India Finance Conference Since inception!
World Finance Conference, Cyprus 2013
Doctoral Colloquium, IIM Ahmedabad 2013
Mid-West Finance Conference, Las Vegas, USA. 2010
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