Ajay Shriram takes over as new CII President
CII has elected Chairman and senior Managing Director of DCM Shriram Limited Ajay Shriram as its President
Shriram succeeds Infosys Executive Vice Chairman Kris Gopalakrishnan as the new President.
Shriram obtained a Bachelors degree in Commerce from Sydenham College, Mumbai. He has attended various training & management development program in India and overseas, including the Program for Management Development at the Harvard Business School, USA.
He is the Chairman of the governing body of Shri Ram College of Commerce and a Trustee of SOS Children Villages of India.
DCM Shriram group has a turnover of around Rs 5,700 crore. The Group is into agricultural, chloro vinyl and value added businesses.
Besides, Vice Chairman & Managing Director of TIL Ltd Sumit Mazumder has been appointed the President Designate of CII for 2014-15.
A graduate of St Xavier’s College Kolkata, Mazumder obtained an MBA degree from Sam Houston State University, Texas, USA.
TIL is the manufacturer of India’s largest range of material handling equipment in technical collaboration with world leaders.
Besides, Naushad Forbes has been elected as the CII Vice President for the year 2014-15. Forbes is the Director of Forbes Marshall, India’s leading steam engineering and control instrumentation firm.