About Chairman

Chairman, IIM Mumbai

Mr. Shashi Kiran Shetty

Chairman, Board of Governance – IIM Mumbai
Founder and Executive Chairman, Allcargo Group

Mr. Shashi Kiran Shetty is the Founder and Executive Chairman of Allcargo Group, India’s largest homegrown logistics multinational with operations in 180 countries.

He has spearheaded Allcargo Group’s foray into several successful strategic acquisitions in India and across the globe, as well as steered the group towards future-ready digital transformation.

His focus on care that goes beyond business and guides Allcargo Group towards its purpose of helping global supply chains, while caring for sustainability. Inspired by his commitment, Allcargo Group has taken a strategic approach to sustainability and aims to be carbon neutral by 2040.

Passionate about learning and a firm believer in the power of the youth, as the Chairman of the Board of Governance, IIM Mumbai, he encourages industry-academia partnerships that can power innovative disruption and give the students real world opportunities to hone their skills.

For his contribution to Belgian trade and industry, Mr. Shetty was awarded the Commander of the Order of Leopold II by King Philippe of Belgium.

He has also received an Honorary Doctorate from Mangalore University, has been recognized as Entrepreneur of the Year by E&Y, received the Lifetime Contribution to Freight Award at the Global Freight Awards by Llyod’s List, and been bestowed the Business Today Best CEO Award 2023, among numerous other national and international recognitions.

Most recently, in recognition of his humanitarian efforts Mr. Shetty received the prestigious Karnataka Rajyotsava Award 2023.

For his inspiring entrepreneurial journey and contribution to the betterment of society, Mr. Shetty was conferred an Honorary Doctorate, D. Sc. (Honoris Causa), by NITTE (Deemed University), in Mangalore, India.

Mr. Shetty has been an active participant in initiatives of the World Economic Forum, and those of important Indian industry associations like the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and ASSOCHAM.

A philanthropist at heart, he is closely involved in community development and social welfare activities through Avashya Foundation, Allcargo Group’s CSR arm.