Sidharth Birla, Chairman of Xpro India Limited took the charge as the President of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) on 21 December 2013.
Sidharth Birla succeeded the HSBC India Country Head Naina Lal Kidwai.
Chairperson and Managing Director of Bharat Hotels, Joytsna Suri elected as Senior Vice-President of FICCI and Chairman of Ambuja Neotia group, Harshavardhan Neotia as Vice-President of FICCI.
About Sidharth Birla:
Birla did Master of Business Administration (MBA) in 1980 from International Institute for Management Development (now known as IMD), Switzerland.
Sidharth Birla has a wide-ranging experience in areas of corporate governance, acquisitions & divestments, company law, corporate & financial structuring, operating financial management and industrial and business operations etc.
FICCI is the largest and oldest apex business organization in India and established in 1927.
FICCI is a non-government, non-profit organization and the voice of India’s business and industry.
FICCI draws its membership from the corporate sector, both private and public, including SMEs and MNCs.
Where: New Delhi
What: President of FICCI
When: 21 December 2013