Aptitude and attitude: The 2A’s of banking

Anil Keshary Shah started his banking career in 1991 as an assistant in the then Grindlays Bank (currently Standard Chartered Bank). After dedicating 13 years at Standard Chartered, he left the bank at the peak of his career as the chief operating officer and joined Nabil Bank as its general manager and eventually went on to become the CEO. In 2009, he moved to Mega Bank during its inception as the CEO. In February 2018, Shah came back to Nabil to embrace the same designation.

Jul 09 2018

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Lead by example

After completing his Masters in Business Administration in 1982, Tulasi R Gautam joined the Nepal Bank as a supervisor. He has spent the past 30 years working for different banks, including Nepal Investment Bank and ICRA Nepal.


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Passion for ideas

Saman P Amarasinghe is a professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), US and a member of the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory.

Jun 25 2018

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Word of mouth: The best marketing tool

Beginning his career as a branch manager of an education consultancy firm, Suman Shrestha has been a part of various educational institutions for the past 15 years.

Jun 11 2018

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Hospitality: All about people management

Upon completing his hospitality management course in 1995, Rajesh Ramdas joined The Leela Palaces and Resorts in India as a management trainee. He served at Leela’s as an assistant reservations manager and lobby manager until 1999. Ramdas later joined hotel Burj Al Arab in UAE starting as guest services manager.

Jun 04 2018

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Nothing is constant and change is mandatory

Pawan Pokharel began his corporate journey as a banker in 2008. After a short stint in banking, Pokharel joined the manufacturing and trading sector with various organisations.

May 28 2018

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Vivek Jha, who has been the CEO of Nepal Life Insurance for six years, started his corporate journey as an auditor. Soon after acquiring his degree, he joined R Bajracharya & Co firm, working in the financial department, with the flexibility of working for various consultancy projects. He later joined NB Insurance Company, as DGM. After his experience in management, he joined Machhapuchchhre Bank as compliance and finance chief. In 2010, Jha had a breakthrough moment when he was offered the position with Nepal Life Insurance. In this interview with the Post’s Alisha Sijapati, Jha talks about team work and equity within an organisation and shares a few tips on leadership skills.

May 14 2018

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A brand is more than just a logo or a slogan

Starting out his career as a Physics instructor and a programme manager at a higher secondary school, Ashish Sigdel decided to throw caution to the wind by switching gears and becoming a business development manager instead. Starting out with Islington College and Innovate Nepal Group (ING) subsequently, Sigdel today presides over a team that is spread out over five different colleges; specialising on increasing the brand portfolio of the respective colleges.

May 07 2018

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Hospitality: A passion not profession

Having worked in the hospitality sector for 30 years, Abhinav Narsingh Rana is a veteran who has lived through the industry’s various ebbs and flows.

Apr 30 2018

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BRAND AND CUSTOMER: The perfect pair

Ahmed Dulla says he was never a bright student and once thought that becoming taxi driver would be his highest aspiration in life. Then, by happenstance, he stumbled upon footwear technology on the internet and enrolled into Footwear Design and Development Institute (FDDI) in India. There on, he worked for several renowned international brands, such as Aldo and Zara, before returning to Kathmandu in 2012 to launch his own brand—Dulla Shoes.

Apr 23 2018

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Strictly business: The 3Ps of business: Product, placement & publicity

In 2009, Dilip Kundlia started his own skincare product line, Oshea Herbals, after gaining working knowledge with cosmetic brands in India. Oshea Herbals, an Indian cosmetic brand, which started its journey nine years ago, has a wide range of cosmetic products from skin care to colour cosmetics.

Apr 16 2018

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