Ceat Ltd, India’s fourth largest tyre maker has announced the appointment of Anant Goenka as the new Managing Director of the company for five years with effect from April 1, 2012.
Anant, is presently the Deputy Managing Director of the company. The incumbent Managing Director Paras K Chowdhary will be retiring from the role but would continue to be a whole-time director.
Anant, the son of RPG Enterprises Chairman Harsh Goenka, is a graduate of Kellogg School of Management. He had been appointed as the Deputy MD of the company in Jan 2010 at an early age of 28. Prior to this he was with Ceat as speciality tyre business head. In July 2007, he joined KEC International as vice president (corporate) and was in charge of telecom business. Anant also has an experience of working with Merrill Lynch in Hong Kong and Hindustan Unilever in Mumbai.
Ceat Ltd, is an an RPG group company and has been in business since 1958. RPG Enterprises, has more than 16 companies with diverse business interests in the areas of tyre, infrastructure, IT, agro, power & electronics. The group turnover is close to 10,000 Cr.