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Ashwani Lohani, “The Turnaround Man” – is the former Managing Director of Air India. He is the embodiment of a leader who leads from the front, and gets things done. Ashwani is credited with saving the life of several organisations – including Air India, Indian Railways, Madhya Pradesh Tourism, and more, and rightfully deserves his title of “The Turnaround Man”. He is a retired officer of Indian Railway Service of Mechanical Engineers. Ashwani is a Limca Record Holder for successfully completing four engineering degrees at the same time, and also has a place in Guinness Book of Records for successfully running the “Fairy Queen” express – the world’s oldest working steam locomotive. He is the recipient of many Lifetime Achievement Awards, Eminent Engineer Award, Excellence in Governance Award, National Awards etc. He is also the recipient of a Gold Medal in Metallurgical Engineering. Ashwani has written two books viz Smoking Beauties, a book on steam locomotives and another book on management winning at work against all odds. He is a regular columnist in newspapers and magazines.