Meera Madhusudan Singh
Smt Meera Madhusudan Singh, who belongs to the state of Sikkim, is an industry professional and entrepreneur with over 25 years of experience in brand building, design, consumer experience, marketing and communications across a myriad of verticals with an extensive experience in the Indian and ASEAN industries. She is the only woman entrepreneur to have successfully contributed to commissioning the first hydel power project of 110 MW at Sikkim in North Eastern India. In addition to this, Meera continues to provide her expertise to Gati Limited - India's pioneer in express distribution. Engaged with Gati since its inception, she has been instrumental in making Gati one of the most admired brands in the logistics industry. She played a critical role in conceptualising and executing the brand strategy for Gati through enhanced consumer experience, and marketing communication tools coupled with her deep understanding of marketing and brand management. She was also responsible for setting up the customer service function at Gati that set the benchmark in the logistics industry. Meera is also the founder of ‘Affordable Art with a Heart’, a Foundation launched in the Year 2017, which is a Not-for-profit initiative that supports differently abled children, orphans and unprivileged rural children across the country. This foundation was conceptualised as a novel amalgamation of encouraging local artists while supporting social welfare initiatives. The Foundation has also launched a website which serves as a platform to promote differently abled children and upcoming struggling artists to get their work to larger global platforms while making charity available to all with a heart for uplifting the less fortunate. Meera has also published a coffee table book on Sikkim in 2006. The second edition of this book will be published in November 2018. Meera holds a post graduate management degree from the Oberoi School of Learning and Development, India.