Category: Movers & Shakers

Ananya Tripathi Joins KKR Capstone as Director in India.

Ananya Tripathi KKR Capstone, an important driver of value creation for KKR and KKR portfolio companies today announced the appointment of Ananya Tripathi, former Myntra Chief Strategy Officer, as the Director of KKR Capstone in India, effective from January 2019. KKR Capstone has over 90 team members globally, with more than 20 based in Asia, made…

Facebook appoints former UK deputy prime minister Nick Clegg as its head of global affairs.

Nick Clegg Facebook Inc. which has been facing several criticisms for the past few years has hired the former UK deputy prime minister, as its head of global policy and communications. Clegg, 51, will be succeeding Elliot Schrage. The Social media giant has been facing severe political pressure over issues such as data scandals, spreading fake news,…

Harley-Davidson India Appoints Sajeev Rajasekharan as its new Managing Director.

Sajeev Rajasekharan Harley-Davidson, Inc., or Harley, the American motorcycle manufacturer, on Friday, announced the appointment of Sajeev Rajasekharan as Managing Director of company’s India operations.He will be based out of Harley-India’s Gurgaon-based headquarters. Prior to this, Sajeev was the executive vice-president of Suzuki Motorcycle India.He has also worked across many consumer durable companies including Panasonic, Electrolux, Samsung…

Bhilai Steel Plant blast: CEO sacked, two other senior officials suspended.

Following the disastrous fire accident in SAIL’s Bhilai Steel Plant, Chhattisgarh, the CEO of the plant M Ravi was fired today. Along with him, T Pandya Raja, general manager (safety) and Naveen Kumar, deputy general manager (energy) were also suspended. Nine people had died and 14 others were injured in the gas pipeline blast, Tuesday.…

Cognizant fires 200 senior level employees.

Cognizant, a multinational corporation that provides IT services, including digital, technology, consulting, and operations services has asked 200 of its senior level employees to resign their job. The reason behind firing is believed to be Cognizant’s focus on “newer digital requirements”, the Times of India reported, adding the company would bear around $35 million in…