Category: People movement

STL appoints Chris Rice as CEO for Access Solutions Business

NEW DELHI: STL – Sterlite Technologies Ltd  today announced the appointment of Christopher Rice as the Chief Executive Officer for its Access Solutions Business. Chris’s appointment reflects STL’s strong focus on driving growth and innovation in the access segment. Leveraging 25 years of experience in optical communications and system integration, STL is now expanding its […]

Piramal appoints Saurabh Mittal as CTO

NEW DELHI: Piramal Capital and Housing Finance Ltd. (PCHFL), a subsidiary of Piramal Enterprises Limited today announced the appointment of Saurabh Mittal as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of its Retail Finance business. In this role, Saurabh will lead technology strategy towards building a world-class Tech and Artificial Intelligence (AI)-led lending business, creating a cloud-native cutting-edge […]

Arun Kumar Singh appointed Bihar Chief Secretary

  NEW DELHI: Senior IAS officer Arun Kumar Singh was on Sunday named as the next Chief Secretary of Bihar. According to a notification issued by the general administration department, the 1985-batch officer will replace incumbent Deepak Kumar who retired a year ago and completed his year-long extension on this day. Singh was earlier posted […]

CBDT Chairman Pramod Chandra Mody gets further extension for three months

NEW DELHI: The re-appointment of Pramod Chandra Mody as Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has been extended for a further period of three months, said Department of Personnel and Training, the Government of India on Sunday. Mody is a 1982-batch Indian Revenue Service officer, was appointed as the CBDT chief in […]

Sitaram Kunte appointed Maharashtra chief secretary

NEW DELHI: Senior IAS officer Sitaram Kunte was on Saturday appointed chief secretary of Maharashtra succeeding Sanjay Kumar. He was presently additional chief secretary (home). Kunte, a 1985 batch officer, who has previously served as Mumbai’s municipal commissioner, shares a good rapport with the chief minister. He has handed several departments in the Maharashtra Government. He […]

Indian-origin Preeti Sinha to lead United Nations Capital Development Fund

UNITED NATIONS: The United Nations (UN) Capital Development Fund has appointed Indian-origin investment and development banker Preeti Sinha as its Executive Secretary, whose focus will be on providing micro-finance assistance to women, youth, small and medium-sized enterprises in under-served communities. Sinha commenced her tenure as UNCDF Executive Secretary, the highest leadership rank in the institution, […]

ILC Group appoints Nihit Kumar as General Manager & Head – Marketing

NEW DELHI: An emerging leader in Delhi NCR’s real estate leader, ILC Group, has announced the appointment of Nihit Kumar as the General Manager & Head – Marketing. Backed by a full-stack experience of over 15 years in brand strategy, events, promotions, product launch and digital amplification, Nihit’s role will be aimed at implementing a […]

HP hires Sarabjit Baveja as chief strategy, incubation officer

SAN FRANCISCO:PC and printer major HP Inc has appointed Sarabjit Singh Baveja as Chief Strategy and Incubation Officer who will lead the strategy, corporate development and new business incubation efforts focused on driving new sources of growth and long-term value creation. Baveja, who joins HP from Bain & Company, will work closely with the executive […]

STL appoints Sandeep Girotra as its Global Sales Head

NEW DELHI: Indian technology company Sterlite Technologies Ltd (STL) has announced the appointment of Sandeep Girotra as its Global Sales Head. In his new role, Sandeep will be responsible for driving the company’s order book and revenues across portfolios, customer segments and geographies. In this role, Sandeep will be a part of the Executive Committee […]

Nancy Pelosi re-elected as Speaker of US House of Representatives

By Lalit K Jha WASHINGTON: Veteran Democratic Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi has been narrowly re-elected as the Speaker of the US House of Representatives for a fourth time, as a new Congress took office amidst raging coronavirus crisis and political uncertainty. Pelosi, 80, secured 216 votes in a tight contest against Republican Kevin McCarthy, who got […]

Suneet Sharma takes over the charge of new Chairman & CEO of Railway Board

NEW DELHI: Suneet Sharma has taken over the charge of new Chairman & Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Railway Board (Ministry of Railways) and ex-officio Principal Secretary to Government of India. The appointments committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Shri Suneet Sharma as Chairman & CEO of Railway Board. Prior to this, Shri […]

Surgeon Vice Admiral Rajat Datta takes over as Director General Armed Forces Medical Services

NEW DELHI: Surgeon Vice Admiral Rajat Datta assumed the charge of Director General, Armed Forces Medical Services on 01 Jan 2021. Prior to assuming the present appointment, the Flag Officer held the post of DGMS (Navy) and Comdt, Army Hospital (R&R) Delhi Cantt & Col Comdt. He is an alumnus of Armed Forces Medical College, […]

Uttar Pradesh government transfers Hathras DM, 15 other IAS officers

LUCKNOW: The Uttar Pradesh government on Thursday transferred 16 IAS officers, including Hathras District Magistrate Praveen Kumar Laxkar who had hit the headlines after the rape and murder of a 19-year-old Dalit woman. Laxkar will be the new district magistrate of Mirzapur. UP Jal Nigam Additional MD Ramesh Ranjan will take his place in Hathras, […]

Suneet Sharma appointed new Railway Board Chairman and CEO

NEW DELHI: Former Eastern Railway general manager Suneet Sharma was on Thursday appointed the new Railway Board Chairman and CEO upon the completion of the term of incumbent V K Yadav. Yadav was given an extension in January this year. Suneet Sharma is a Special Class Railway Apprentice Officer of the 1978-batch. He has discharged […]

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