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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 ..

Sumant Kathpalia appointed as IndusInd Bank’s Managing Director and CEO for 3 years

One of India’s leading private sector banks, IndusInd Bank has appointed Sumant Kathpalia as the Managing Director and CEO for a period of three years. As the previous MD & CEO of the bank Romesh Sobti retired, after holding the top position for 12 years, this appointment has been approved. Sumant Kathpalia has more than three ..

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 ..

Harley-Davidson Inc CEO steps down

The Chief Executive Officer of the American motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson Inc, Matt Levatich recently stepped down from his post, as he could not arrest the chronic crash in the sales. Levatich is to be replaced on an interim basis by Jochen Zeitz, who is a board member and known for reviving the Puma sneaker brand. Levatich ..

Sumant Kathpalia appointed as CEO of IndusInd Bank

Indian private sector lender IndusInd Bank recently announced that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has approved the appointment of Sumant Kathpalia as the Chief executive. Sumant Kathpalia is currently serving as the head of Consumer banking business of the bank. He is to replace the incumbent Chief Executive Romesh Sobti and to take charge ..

Disney CEO Bob Iger resigns

The Chief Executive Officer of the Walt Disney Company commonly called as Disney, Bob Iger recently tendered his resignation. He has served as the CEO of the US-based multi-national mass-media company from 2005. Under his leadership, the company successfully purchased Star Wars, Marvel and Fox’s entertainment businesses. Bob Chapek is to replace Iger as the next ..

“Microsoft Future Decoded – CEO Summit” held in Mumbai

Technology- Major Microsoft hosted its “Microsoft Future Decoded – CEO Summit” in Mumbai on February 24. The summit was attended by leaders of different fields. The gathering was addressed by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, during his three-day visit to India. Nadella also attended the ‘Microsoft Future Decoded – Tech Summit’ held at Bengaluru on February ..