Manipal Group Gets New CFO

Manipal Health Enterprises Pvt Ltd (MHPEL) has appointed Ameer Aggarwal as its new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Aggarwal, who has had stints with Wipro, 3M,...

Karnataka Gets New CIC

D N Narasimha Raju has taken oath as Karnataka Chief Information Commissioner (CIC). Narasimha Raju, a 1984 batch IAS officer, had retired in April. He...

Department of Expenditure Gets New Head

Ashok Lavasa took over as Secretary, Department of Expenditure in the Finance Ministry. Ashok Lavasa succeeds Ratan P Watal. The coveted post of Finance Secretary...

Exide Appoints New CEO

The ₹6,800-crore turnover Exide Industries has elevated Deputy Managing Director Gautam Chatterjee as Managing Director and CEO. Chatterjee will replace PK Kataky who will retire...

HPCL Gets New CMD

Mukesh Kumar Surana has taken over as Chairman and Managing Director, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation. He took charge after Nishi Vasudeva, the former CMD, retired. A mechanical...

Urban Ministry Gets New Secretary

Rajiv Gauba, IAS officer of Jharkhand cadre (1982 batch), has taken charge as Secretary, Ministry of Urban Development. A physics graduate from Patna University, he...

Bank of the West Gets New CEO

Indian-American Nandita Bakshi has been appointed the President and Chief Executive Officer of Bank of the West, a unit of French banking giant BNP...

Surya Deva Appointed in UNHRC

An India-born academician has been named by the UN Human Rights Council as an adviser to one of its working group on the issue...

CII Northern Get s New Chairman

Rumjhum Chatterjee, Group Managing Director – Human Capital Development, Feedback Infra Pvt Ltd, has taken over as Chairman of CII Northern. CII Northern, which has...

Indian Appointed VC of Canberra University

Indian scholar and plant physiologist H Deep Saini has been appointed the next Vice Chancellor of the prestigious University of Canberra. Mr Saini, 60, currently...

Nepal Gets First Woman Chief Justice

Nepal is set to get its first woman chief justice. A meeting of the Judicial Council recommended the name of Sushila Karki, the senior...

Bhabha Atomic Centre Gets New Head

Distinguished scientist KN Vyas was appointed Director of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), the country's premier multi-disciplinary nuclear research centre. He succeeds Shekar Basu, who...

Christine Lagarde Re-Elected IMF Head

The International Monetary Fund board re-elected Managing Director Christine Lagarde to a second five-year term, starting on July 5. Lagarde, the only candidate nominated for...

SEBI Chief Gets Extension

U.K. Sinha will remain Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Chairman till March 1, 2017. The extension for Mr.Sinha, whose current term was to...

DJ Pandian Appointed in AIIB

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) announced the appointment of India's nominee, Dr. D.J. Pandian, as the Vice-President, Chief Investment Officer of the newly...

Railway Board Gets New Secretary

Shri R. K. Verma a 1980 batch of Indian Railway Service of Engineers (IRSE), has assumed the charge of the post of Secretary, Railway...

New CBDT Chairman

Senior Indian Revenue Service officer Atulesh Jindal took charge as the new chairman of the CBDT, the controlling body of the Income Tax department. He...

AP Gets New Chief Secretary

Satya Prasad Tucker, Special Chief Secretary, Planning, assumed charge as the Chief Secretary of Andhra Pradesh. He succeeds IYR Krishna Rao, who retired on January...

Sunil Lanba New Western Naval Head

Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba took over the reins of Western Naval Command (WNC) as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C) from Vice Admiral SPS Cheema...

New Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities

Dr. Kamlesh Kumar Pandey has been appointed as the Chief Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities (CCPD) on 28th January, 2016, for a period of...

Tata Motors Appoints Guenter Butschek

Tata Motors Ltd has appointed former Airbus Group (AIR.PA) executive Guenter Butschek as its new chief executive. Butschek, who will start his new job by...

New Chairman of Karnataka ASSOCHAM

R Shivakumar, Chairman of Kumar Group of companies, Bengaluru, has been appointed as the Chairman of Assocham Karnataka Regional Council. S Babu, Chairman of Ashwin...

New Indian High Commissioner To UK

India's new high commissioner to the UK, Navtej Sarna, has taken charge of his new post at India House in London. Mr Sarna, an Indian...

NMDC Gets New Chairman

In terms of the order of Ministry of Steel, the additional charge of the post of Chairman-cum-Managing Director, NMDC Ltd, has been assigned to...

Huawei Appoints William Zhao

Huawei has appointed William Zhao as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO) of its India R&D centre. As the COO, Zhao has complete management responsibility,...

UN Disaster Office Gets New Chief

Following his appointment by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, Robert Glasser, an experienced leader and thinker on development issues, took up his new role as...