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Apollo Tyre’s P K Mohamed wins award

Apollo Tyre’s P K Mohamed wins award

Apollo Tyres Chief Advisor R&D P K Mohamed has won the ‘Outstanding Industrial Partner’ award instituted by the International and Interuniversity Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (IIUCNN) of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. The award was presented by the Vice-Chancellor of MG university Dr Babu Sebastian during the International Conference on Nanomaterials: Synthesis, characterization

Vikas Marwah is the new Chief Strategy Officer at Lumax

Lumax – D K Jain Group has appointed Vikas Marwah as Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer at Lumax Management Services Private Limited. He will report to Vineet Sahni, CEO & Senior Executive Director and would be responsible for business growth for existing and addition of new product lines and new Joint Ventures besides

Dr Ulf Zillig is the new Head of Development at Mercedes-Benz Vans

Mercedes-Benz Vans has appointed Dr Ulf Zillig as the Head of Development, effective July 1, 2018. He will succeed Prof Jörg Zürn, in charge of this function since November 2013, who will retire on June 30, 2018, after 34 years at Daimler. Currently, Dr Ulf is the overall strategic project manager for the global product

Alexander Klotz to head India R&D Centre of Continental

Alexander Klotz has been appointed as the new head of Continental Technical Center India (TCI). He has more than 15 years of automotive industry experience, having held leadership positions focused on R&D and business functions. He was the Head of Advanced Development within Systems & Technology, Division Interior, Continental. He was instrumental in setting up

D K Jain, Chairman Emeritus; Deepak Jain, CMD of Lumax Industries

Automotive Lighting Solutions provider Lumax Industries Limited has appointed D K Jain as Chairman Emeritus and Chief Mentor to the Board, effective April 1, 2018. Earlier he was the Chairman of the Board. He has been President of ACMA, President of Suppliers Association – Toyota Kirloskar Motors, Chairman of Trade Affairs Committee ACMA, Co-chairman of

Volkswagen India gets new Marketing Head

Bishwajeet Samal has been appointed as Head of Marketing, Volkswagen Passenger Cars in India effective June 1, 2018. Currently, he is responsible for regional marketing, International Communications at Volkswagen, Germany. He will report to Steffen Knapp, director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars India. “At Volkswagen, nurturing in-house talent and offering a diverse platform of enhanced learning is

Gaku Nakanishi to head Honda Cars India

Honda Cars India has appointed Gaku Nakanishi as President and CEO. He was President and CEO of Honda Automobile (Thailand) Company Ltd since 2015. He has a career span of over three decades with Honda and has worked in North America, Mexico, Japan, Thailand, CIS, Middle East and Africa. The company has also appointed Rajesh

Vivek Chaand Sehgal spoke at EO Gurgaon

The chairman and co-founder of Samvardhana Motherson Group, Vivek Chaand Sehgal has recently given an inspirational talk at Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Gurgaon’ learning event. He enlightened the audience about his journey and shared his experience. “I hope I have done some inspirational activities for the new younger generation. I am sure someone is going to

Suresh Krishna to retire as MD of Sundram Fasteners; passes the baton to next gen

-Arathi Krishna to succeed as MD effective April 20, 2018 -Arundhati Krishna also to be elevated as Joint Managing Director The Board of Directors of Sundram Fasteners Limited, (SFL), part of the $7.2 billion TVS group, at its meeting held today have announced changes in the Board. Sri Suresh Krishna retires as the Managing Director

Krishan Kohli appointed as Head of Business Unit Vehicle Dynamics in India at Continental

Technology firm Continental has appointed Krishan Kohli as Head of Business Unit Vehicle Dynamics (VED) in India. He will be playing a key role in meeting the company’s growth goals and long-term strategy of ‘Vision Zero’ in the region. “With its safety and assistance systems, our VED business unit ensures a significant gain in safety

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