The Fourteenth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Wednesday, October 25th to Sunday, October 29th 2023


Online : 25 - 26 Oct
On ground : 27 - 29 Oct

Abanti Sankaranarayanan

Business Leader, India

A seasoned business leader for over 3 decades, Abanti Sankaranarayanan is Chief Group Public Affairs Officer and Member of the Group Executive Board of the Mahindra Group. She leads Policy & Regulation, Sustainability, Risk and Economist functions for the Mahindra Group and serves as a Director on the Boards of several of its companies. Abanti held the position of Managing Director, Diageo India Pvt Ltd, prior to which, she was a member of the Tata Administrative Service (TAS), managing some of the iconic consumer brands of the Tata Group in India, the UK and the USA.



  • 29th October
  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Quirky stories from corporate corridors
Harish Bhat, Abanti Sankaranarayanan
Chair: Atul Khatri

Session sponsor: Prime Securities

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