Sinan Özkök appointed as Nissan India head

Nissan has appointed Sinan Özkök as the President of its Indian operations. He will have responsibility for all functions in India including Sales and Marketing, Research and Development and Manufacturing, for both Nissan and Datsun brands. Sinan joins India from Nissan Otomotiv, Nissan’s national sales company in Turkey, where he has been managing director since 2015. Sinan replaces Thomas Kuehl who was […]

SKF India expands board

Gopal Subramanyam, Anu Wakhlu were appointed as independent directors and Werner Hoffmann, Aldo Cedrone as non-independent directors to SKF India’s board. Gopal Subramanyam who will also be the Chairman of the Company is the former CEO of L&T-Komatsu and has over four decades of experience in the manufacturing sector, including various leadership roles with the […]

UFI elects V Anbu as President

The UFI Board of Directors has formally elected Anbu Varathan, Director General & CEO of Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) and Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) as its President for 2020 – 2021. The decision was made at the board meeting marking the start of the annual UFI European Conference in Birmingham, the UK. […]

Gajanan Gandhe to lead Dana India

Dana Incorporated has appointed Gajanan Gandhe as country leader of Dana India, effective May 2, 2019. In this role, Gandhe will work across Dana, including the company’s business units, functional teams, and joint-venture partners, to accelerate strategic and profitable growth. He will also lead the implementation of the company’s e-Mobility strategy in this important geographic […]

Continental rejigs top management

The Supervisory Board of Continental has approved the largest organisational changes in the company’s history. Following this, Executive Board member Nikolai Setzer (47), responsible for the Tyre division and Corporate Purchasing, will switch to Continental’s Automotive Group on April 1, 2019. Here, he will assume the new position of spokesman for the Automotive Board and […]