About the event
In this event, Ashish Chugh, a leading portfolio investor intimately familiar with publicly-listed Indian companies, and Ganesh Krishnamoorthy, a Northeastern University professor specializing in accounting, auditing, and corporate governance, discussed the merits of Hindenburg's claims against Adani Group's business practices, and what it means for corporate governance, the stock market, India's infrastructure growth, and the India brand.
About the speakers
Ashish Chugh is a member of the CEM advisory board. He is a Portfolio Manager and Head of Global Emerging Market Equities at Loomis, Sayles & Company in Boston. In this capacity, Ashish manages long-only and hedge fund portfolios and a dedicated team of equity research analysts. He joined Loomis Sayles in May 2018 from Och-Ziff Capital in Hong Kong, where he was a managing director and manager of an emerging markets portfolio for the firm's multi-strategy hedge fund. Before this, Ashish spent a decade at the Wellington Management Company in Boston as a managing director, where he focused on investing in long-short equities in emerging global markets. Previously, he was an associate at Blue Chip Venture Company, where he was responsible for venture capital and private equity investments. Since his investment industry career began in 2003, Ashish has gained extensive expertise in managing emerging market equities and developing a scalable and repeatable investment philosophy and process. Earlier in his career, he was an engineer at IBM in Toronto and an analyst at Hitachi in Tokyo. Ashish earned a BASc in electrical & computer engineering from the University of British Columbia and an MBA from Harvard Business School. He is a member of the firm's Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Advisory Board. Ashish is fluent in Hindi.
Professor Ganesh Krishnamoorthy is a Professor of Accounting at the D'Amore-McKim School of Business. His primary areas of research interest include corporate governance, audit judgment, and internal auditing. He has extensive work experience in public accounting and in an industry that spans several countries, including India, Liberia (West Africa), and the United States. The professor is also a member of several editorial boards, including the American Accounting Association, the Journal of Business Research, the International Journal of Accounting, Auditing and Performance Evaluation, and the International Journal of Auditing. He has served as an invited panelist at several national and international forums, including the Boston Stock Exchange, the US Federation of Schools of Accountancy, and the American Accounting Association, among others.
About the Nardone Family Seminar Series
Made possible by a gift from David R. Nardone, this seminar series brings scholars and practitioners to Northeastern University to share insights on emerging markets.