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IMT Ghaziabad wins SABMiller India's 'Brew-a-Career' National Case Study Competition

IMT Ghaziabad wins SABMiller India's 'Brew-a-Career' National Case Study Competition
Awarded with a pre placement internship offer and prize money worth Rupees One Lakh
 
Bangalore, 05th September, 2014: After an intense and competitive grand finale' of 'Brew-a-Career' national case study competition organized by SABMiller India, the Indian arm of the world's second largest brewer SABMiller plc, team Millennials from IMT (Indian Management Institute) Ghaziabad emerged as winners. The winning team was awarded with a two months pre placement internship offer at SABMiller India along with prize money worth Rs.1, 00, 000.

The top 10 best teams from the 396 participating teams across 14 campuses, presented their case study solutions to the esteemed judging panel comprising of the Executive Committee of SABMiller India at Bangalore. Teams from Indian Institute of Management (IIM) Indore, Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM) Pune, Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) Delhi, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) Delhi, Indian Management Institute (IMT) Ghaziabad, Xavier School of Management (XLRI) Jamshedpur and others participated in the competition. Team from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta were declared runners up and won prize money of Rs. 25,000.

The judging panel comprised of the Executive Committee of SABMiller India- Mr. Grant Liversage- Managing Director; Mr. Shalabh Seth – Sales Director; Mr. Darioush Afzali - Marketing Director; Mr. KS Pande – Supply Chain Director, Mr. Alok Ranjan - Human Resources Director; Mr. Creso H P de Macedo – Technical Director and Mr. Tejvir Singh – Finance Director. The business case studies were based on some actual challenges that the businesses face in today's environment and evaluated students for their analytical abilities, problem solving skills and the ability to function in a highly regulated environment.

At the award ceremony, Mr. Grant Liversage, Managing Director, SABMiller India, said "The caliber of commitment and detailed analysis by the teams were very remarkable. The research conducted and recommendations proposed merit a special mention, they were well thought through. I encourage you to continue in your journey of exploration and challenging assumptions, and keep being interested in the journey of learning. I thank you for your participation and this mutual opportunity for us to learn."

Speaking at the finale, Mr. Alok Ranjan, Director Human Resources, SABMiller India said, "We are delighted with the success of the event and the response received for our case study competition. It's great to witness participation from across the country and see the best minds in the country coming together to present their innovative thoughts and ideas. I congratulate the winning team on bagging the internship offer and we look forward to having them on board at SABMiller India."

About SABMiller India

SABMiller India, the Indian arm of SABMiller plc is one of the leading brewers in the country. The company serves the market with ten breweries with popular brands such as Haywards, Knock Out, Foster`s, Miller High Life and Indus Pride and also markets its premium international brand Peroni Nastro Azzurro.

About SABMiller Plc

SABMiller plc is one of the world's leading brewers with more than 200 beer brands and some 70,000 employees in over 75 countries. The group's portfolio includes global brands such as Pilsner Urquell, Peroni Nastro Azzurro, Miller Genuine Draft and Grolsch; as well as leading local brands such as Aguila (Colombia), Castle (South Africa), Miller Lite (USA), Snow (China), Victoria Bitter (Australia) and Tyskie (Poland). SABMiller also has growing soft drinks businesses and is one of the world's largest bottlers of Coca-Cola products

About SABMiller's Sustainable Development initiatives

Sustainable development is integral to SABMiller's business and is a key focus area in India too. Our sustainable development priorities focus us on the material opportunities and risks that arise from our environmental, social and economic footprint. In India, we focus on improving the water balance and water usage ratio, promoting responsible drinking, encouraging enterprise development in our value chains and increasing awareness about HIV/AIDS.

SABMiller has scaled up its globally-recognised sustainable development programmes with a set of ambitious new targets to achieve by 2020. This new programme, branded Prosper, is the latest evolution of the company's approach to sustainable development, which is a key element of SABMiller's business strategy.

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