Successful Summer Placements for IIM Ahmedabad’s PGP-FABM Class of 2023-25
The PGP-FABM (Post-Graduate Programme in Food & Agribusiness Management) at IIM Ahmedabad has concluded its summer placement process for the batch of 2023-25. The entire process was conducted successfully in a hybrid mode, solidifying the institute’s reputation for offering a high-quality learning experience and a flexible placement process.
All 45 students from the FABM Class of 2023-25 will embark on their summer internships with respective companies from April to June 2024. The speed and efficiency of completing the placement process in just one day underline the strength of IIM Ahmedabad’s program.
The industry responded enthusiastically to FABM students seeking summer placements, with 43 prominent companies participating in the process. These placements covered a wide range of roles across various sectors, including Agri-Inputs, Commodity Trading, Conglomerates, Food Supply Chain, Food Processing, Agri-Tech, Agri Consulting, ESG Consulting, Dairy, FMCG Retail, and more. This diversity in roles attracted a well-rounded participation of recruiters across different functions and domains.
Reputable regular recruiters, such as Accenture, Ernst & Young (EY), Marico, Godrej Agrovet, BAYER, UPL, Nestle, PepsiCo, Olam Agri, and others, once again displayed their confidence in the program by participating in the placement process. Additionally, several new recruiters, including industry giants like Happilo, Storia Foods, ReNew, Harvest Global, and Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC), expressed a keen interest in the students.
The program also saw participation from conglomerates like DCM Shriram, RPG Group (Harrison’s Malayalam), Murugappa Group (Coromandel International), and Export Trading Group (ETG).
Sector-wise Breakdown of Placements:
- Agri-Input: 11 students (24% of the batch)
- AgriTech: 7 students (16% of the batch)
- Consulting: 6 students (13% of the batch)
- Conglomerates: 7 students (16% of the batch)
- FMCG: 9 students (20% of the batch)
- Food Processing: 2 students (4% of the batch)
- Others: 3 students (7% of the batch)