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Anant Maheshwari named as President of Microsoft India

Aug 2, 2016
Maheshwari will succeed Bhaskar Pramanik, who retires in March 2017. Maheshwari, who will join Microsoft India on 1 September 2016, will take over operations of the company on 1 January 2017.

Deepak Iyer appointed as Managing Director of Mondelez India

Aug 2, 2016
Iyer, as Managing Director of Mondelez India Foods, will be part of the Asia Pacific Leadership Team and report into Maurizio Brusadelli, President of Asia Pacific, Mondelez International.

Tetsuya Takano resigns as Chairman of Ricoh India Ltd

Jul 26, 2016
Takano's resignation came following the disclosure of Ricoh India that found its accounts falsified and estimated to incur a loss of 1123 crore rupees for the fiscal year that ended 31 March 2016.

Sanjiv Puri appointed as Chief Operating Officer of ITC Ltd

Jul 26, 2016
With this appointment, Puri has emerged the front-runner to succeed ITC Chairman YC Deveshwar, who will step down as Executive Chairman of ITC in February 2017.

Coca-Cola appoints Sarvita Sethi as VP (Finance) for India and South West Asia

Jul 20, 2016
Sethi took the charge from Sanjeev Kumar, who is moving to Lagos as Director-Finance for Coca-Cola West Africa. He will also be heading company’s finance operations for 31 countries.

Kevin Turner resigns as Chief Operating Officer of Microsoft

Jul 9, 2016
Being the COO, Turner was handling Microsoft's enormous sales operations. He had been at Microsoft for 11 years. He would now be joining Citadel Securities as Chief Executive Officer.

Zee Learn appoints Debshankar Mukhopadhyay as CEO

Jul 7, 2016
Prior to joining Zee Learn, Debshankar Mukhopadhyay was the Head of Educational Sales, Financial Services and Insurance at Manipal Global Education Services.

Suzuki Motors appoints Toshihiro Suzuki as CEO

Jun 30, 2016
The appointment of Toshihiro Suzuki came after Osamu Suzuki announced that he will decline the CEO position to take responsibility for the automaker's use of incorrect testing methods when calculating vehicle mileage.

Nestle named Ukf Mark Schneider as CEO

Jun 28, 2016
50-year old Schneider will be the first outsider to run 150-year old Nestlé since 1922, when banker Louis Dapples was appointed to head the company after its only financial loss.

Nokia appoints Sanjay Malik as India Head

Jun 27, 2016
Malik will take over from Sandeep Girotra, who has been heading Indian market since 2011.

Aveek Sarkar resigns as Chief Editor of ABP Group of Publications

Jun 23, 2016
However, he would continue as the chairman of the group. He is succeeded by Arup Sarkar.

PayPal appoints Anupam Pahuja as India Country Manager and MD

Jun 23, 2016
Prior to joining PayPal, Pahuja worked as the India MD for SumTotal Systems.

SoftBank Group names Ken Miyauchi as President and COO

Jun 23, 2016
The appointment came after Nikesh Arora had abruptly resigned from his position on 21 June 2016.

Nikesh Arora resigns as President and COO of SoftBank Group

Jun 22, 2016
However, Arora will assume an Advisory Role effective 1 July 2016.

Bipin R Patel appointed as President of Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Jun 20, 2016
In another development, Shailesh Patwari was appointed as the Senior Vice-President of the chamber.

DBS Bank appoints Niraj Mittal as institutional banking head

Jun 16, 2016
Prior to DBS Bank, Mittal served as Managing Director and Head of institutional banking business (North India) at The Royal Bank of Scotland NV (RBS).

Gunit Chadha resigns as CEO of Deutsche Bank Asia Pacific Region

Jun 15, 2016
Earlier in June 2016, the bank announced that Quintin Price, Head of its asset management business and a member of the management board is also set to quit.

Facebook India appoints Umang Bedi as Managing Director

Jun 8, 2016
Prior to joining Facebook, Umang Bedi worked as Managing Director for South Asia at Adobe Inc.

Kulmeet Bawa appointed Adobe MD for South Asia

Jun 7, 2016
Bawa will report to Paul Robson, President of Adobe Asia Pacific. Bawa will lead Adobe's customer-facing engagements in India.

Ashok Ganapathy appointed as Director of Airtel Business

Jun 7, 2016
Ganapathy succeeds Manish Prakash as Director (Airtel Business). Prakash has been appointed as Director (strategic alliances).

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