In this series, we investigate what print business leaders read and why.
While Kodak, starting with the famous ‘Kodak Moment’, conjures up the idea of picture-perfect images, Bhalchandra Nikumb, managing director, Kodak India & West Asia Clusters, puts his trust on written words. An avid reader, Nikumb is interested in writings of Indian business leaders.
These are the three books Nikumb completed recently:
1. Cold Steel by Lakshmi Mittal: “An Indian industrialist helming Mittal Steel took on Luxembourg-based Arcelor in a daring USD 33 billion takeover – a deal he won to build the world’s first 100mn-tonne steel company,” Nikumb says.
2. A Bank for the Buck by Tamal Bandyopadhya: “This is the story of a bank founded in a meeting under a tree (quite literally) which went on to open over 4,500 branches in more than 2,500 cities, becoming India’s largest private sector bank in a matter of 25 years.”
3. Simply Fly: A Deccan Odyssey by GR Gopinath: “Gopinath came from humble beginnings and went on to build an entrepreneurial mammoth in Air Deccan, India’s first and largest low-cost airline venture (at the time) India’s first and largest low-cost airline venture," says Nikumb.