ACAE was formed in the year 1960
and is one of the oldest professional association in Eastern India

We take privilege in introducing ourselves as a body of corporate professionals, Association of Corporate Advisers & Executives (ACAE). We are one of the oldest professional bodies in Kolkata which comprises of corporate people – practitioners, industrialists or businessmen of all facets – accounting, taxation, legal, corporate matters, financial intermediaries etc. and the membership strength is more than 1200.

Since inception, ACAE has crossed a number of milestones. It is a pioneer in formation of a platform which brings together Corporate and Professionals and achieve common goals of progress and growth. Among those who have participated in our programmes are Central/State Ministers like late Morarji Desai, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, the then Finance Minister, political visionaries like late Jay Prakash Narayan, statesmen like Shri Somnath Chatterjee, Hon'ble Governor of West Bengal, Shri K N Tripathi, Hon’ble Governor of Tripura, Shri Tathagata Roy, respected industrialist like Shri B K Birla, Shri Y C Deveshwar, Shri B M Khaitan, Mr. R S Agarwal (Emami Group), Mr. Sanjiv Goenka, Mr. Harshavardhan Neotia, Union Ministers –Shri Rajeev Pratap Rudy, Shri Sachin Pilot, State Ministers –Dr. Amit Mitra, Shri Firhad Hakim, Shri Debashis Sen, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Govt. of WB & Chairman-cum-Managing Director, WBHIDCO Ltd, many others including Shri T. V. Mohandas Pai, respected journalist, M J Akbar , Shri Arvind Panagariya, Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog, Shrimati Meenakshi Lekhi & Shri J K Mittal, Sr. Advocates, Supreme Court of India, Dr. Partha Sarathi Shome, Advisor to Ministry of Finance, etc.

Today corporate and professional world is facing immense challenges in the fast changing legal, technical and global business environment and to meet these challenges proper convergence of all sections of corporate people is necessary. ACAE can play a vital role to meet these challenges.

Accordingly, ACAE has repositioned itself in terms of transformation in its membership profile, infrastructure facilities, knowledge management, resource mobilization, seminars, PR activities, image building exercises and holding conferences, workshops, conclaves, fellowship programs etc.

A vision statement “ACAE-Looking beyond 50 years” was prepared in the year 2010. Our new office infrastructure was inaugurated in July 2011 by Dr. Amit Mitra, Hon’ble Minister for Finance & Excise, Commerce & Industries, Govt. of West Bengal.

Our Association has initiated and established the first annual corporate awards in West Bengal in association with The Economic Times. The “ET Bengal Corporate Awards” has recognised achievements of Corporate Bengal for the past six years.

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