Sandeep Laki Mathrani ’83, M.M.S. ’83, M.Eng. ’86, was recently appointed to the board of directors of General Growth Properties Inc., based in Chicago, Ill. He agreed to serve as the company’s CEO beginning in January 2011. Prior to joining GGP, Mr. Mathrani was the president of Retail for Vornado Realty Trust and was responsible for all of its U.S. retail real estate and India operations.