On the other hand, the Summer Placement Process for IIM-A's Post-Graduate Programme in Food and Agribusiness Management (PGP–FABM) for the batch of 2019-21 saw 26 companies
participate, ranging from sectors like FMCG, agri inputs and services, food processing and supply chain, food and agribusiness PE-VC, food and agri consulting, agri commodity trading, e-commerce and retail.
In the consumer electronics cohort, Samsung made the highest number of offers at seven while advertising & media cohort saw GroupM make four offers. Following HUL, the consumer goods cohort saw Mondelez make the second highest number of offers at six while Airtel extended five offers in consumer services.
Further, Amazon was the top recruiter in the retail B2B & B2C space with nine offers.
Regular recruiters in consumer goods cohort included the likes of AB InBev, Coca-Cola, General Mills, HUL, ITC, Kimberly Clark, Mondelez, Nestle, P&G, Reckitt Benckiser, Saint Gobain and Wipro Consumer Care amongst others. The General Management & Leadership cohort saw great participation from recruiters like Aditya Birla Group, C K Birla Group, Mahindra Group, Reliance India, RPG Group and TAS. Top recruiter in the General Management & Leadership space was Aditya Birla Group with seven offers.
In the retail B2B & B2C space, firms like Amazon, Cloudtail, Flipkart and Udaan visited the campus for summer placements. New recruiters at IIM-A this year included Colgate Palmolive and Dabur in the summer placement process.
Meanwhile, first-time recruiters in IIM-A's PGP-FABM programme included The Rain Tree Group, Udaan, ETG, Hexaware Technologies, Olam India, Hester Biosciences, NISG, GSP Crop Science. Nestle and United Breweries, among others. PGP-FABM students at IIM-A also embraced opportunities with start-ups in the agribusiness domain like Ninjacart, Gramophone, and Procol, apart from exploring opportunities across multiple roles in finance, sales & marketing, brand management, supply chain, operations, commodity trading, project management.
The third cluster will be conducted on November 7, 2019.