Chief executive officer: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Walmart appoints Sameer Aggarwal as CEO of Best Price Modern Wholesale stores in India

The Indian arm of then US-based retailer Walmart recently announced the appointment of Sameer Aggarwal as the Chief executive officer of its Best Price Modern Wholesale stores in India. Sameer Aggarwal is promoted as CEO and will replace Krish Iyer, who is to retire from the top post. Krish Iyer will continue to serve as ..

Noel Quinn appointed as CEO of HSBC

Europe’s largest bank and multinational investment bank HSBC recently announced that it appointed Noel Quinn as Chief Executive officer. Noel Quinn joined the HSBC bank in 1987 and took interim charge of HSBC last August after the sudden exit of the previous CEO John Flint. There have been several speculations regarding the appointment, which ended now ..

Pekka Lundmark appointed as Nokia’s President and CEO

Leading Telecom and consumer electronics company Nokia announced that its board of directors has appointed Pekka Lundmark as the next President and CEO to succeed Rajeev Suri. Rajeev Suri is to step down from his current role on August 31, 2020 and remain as an advisor to the Nokia board till January 1, 2021. Pekka ..

USIBC appoints Vijay Advani as new Chairman of Global Board of Directors

The US-India Business Council has appointed Vijay Advani as new Chairman of its Global Board of Directors. Prior to this role as Executive Chairman, Vijay Advani served as the CEO of Investment management company, Nuveen. He had also served as the Co-President of Franklin Templeton Investments. US India Business Council (USIBC) is the representative body ..

United States secures top spot for global investment, as per latest PwC 21st CEO Survey 2018

As per latest PwC 21st CEO Survey 2018, the United States has acquired the top spot for global investment, followed by China, Germany, United Kingdom (UK), India and Japan. The survey reveals surprising faith and optimism among CEOs in the economic and business environment worldwide, at least over the next 12 months As per the ..