Rupal Gadhia to head MBA Admissions and Financial Aid at HBS

Rupal Gadhia

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Harvard Business School (HBS) announced that Rupal Gadhia, MBA ’04, will be the next managing director of MBA Admissions and Financial Aid.

In her role, Gadhia will partner with a variety of internal and external stakeholders including current HBS students, alumni, faculty, and administrators. She will oversee an admissions process that aims to deliver a high-quality, MBA class with wide-ranging talents and experiences. She is also tasked with building upon previous efforts to increase access and affordability and remove financial barriers for applicants and students from diverse socioeconomic backgrounds.

Gadhia’s post-HBS career began in brand management with Sara Lee and Campbell Soup Co., followed by a move to Booz & Co. as a management consultant. Leveraging her passion for brand and consulting, she joined the Brand Union, managing North American strategy and research for consumer and corporate clients and was recruited to Interbrand to lead the relationship for two of their largest clients.