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Vikram Kirloskar is new president of CII

07th April 2019, 03:35 Hrs

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The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has announced its new office-bearers for the year 2019-20. Vikram Kirloskar, Chairman and Managing Director of Kirloskar Systems Ltd, and Vice Chairman of Toyota Kirloskar Motor, has assumed office as the President of CII for 2019-20. He takes over from Rakesh Bharti Mittal, Vice Chairman, Bharti Enterprises.   

Kirloskar has been associated with CII for three decades and has been Chairman of Global Innovation and Technology Alliance (GITA) Board since its inception in 2012-13. Kirloskar has chaired several national committees and councils of CII in the areas of manufacturing, R&D, design, innovation, technology and CSR. 

Uday Kotak, Founder and MD and CEO of Kotak Mahindra Bank, is the President Designate of CII for 2019-20. The bank with a consolidated net worth of around USD 7.75 billion believes in equitable prosperity. 

Kotak is a member of the International Advisory Panel of Monetary Authority of Singapore. He was appointed as non-executive chairman of the new IL&FS Board to steer the IL&FS out of the current crisis. Kotak was also Chairman of SEBI panel on Corporate Governance.     

The Kotak Education Foundation works with some of India’s most economically depressed communities, attempting to alleviate poverty in a sustainable way through education and livelihood programmes.  

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