Free Press Journal
  • HSBC appoints Surendra Rosha as India CEO

    New Delhi: The Hong Kong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) today announced the appointment of Surendra Rosha as Chief Executive Officer for HSBC India, subject to regulatory approvals.

  • Zomato hires Mohit Gupta as CEO for Food Delivery business

    New Delhi: Restaurant discovery and Online food ordering app Zomato on Tuesday announced the appointment of Mohit Gupta as CEO for their food delivery business. “We’re thrilled to have Mohit join our team – he is one of the few internet industry veterans who has helped build a formidable transactions business in India. He’s a widely respected leader, and we’re excited to learn from him, and further build our rapidly growing

  • Sheer brazenness of Chanda Kochhar

    The pose of injured innocence which the disgraced ICICI Bank managing director and chief executive officer, Chanda Kochhar, seeks to affect does not impress anyone. Not after the sordid facts in the public domain which speak of a clear conflict of interest in the bank’s dealings under her watch with the Videocon group and her husband’s web of companies. If she really felt wronged by the charges when they first surfaced in

  • Arvind to ramp up biz to Rs 10k cr by 2023

    Kolkata : Textiles-to-retail conglomerate Arvind Limited is planning to scale up its textiles business to Rs 10,000 crore by 2023, from Rs 6,000 crore now, a top company official said.

  • Bhopal: Finally, chief electoral officer wakes up to fake voters’ list

    Bhopal: After the fake voters’ list kicked up a row across state, the chief electoral officer (CEO) Salina Singh appealed to the voters that if their names are registered in more than one place, they should get it deleted. Singh said if their names were registered in more than one place or booth, they should fill in a form, submit it to the election office and get their names removed.

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    Mumbai: Airtel to add one site every hour in FY 2018-19 in the city

    Telecom operator, Bharti Airtel, as part of expanding its network footprint in Mumbai is adding more 7,000 sites. By this new additional sites, the company will take its total number of sites in the city to 27,000. Amit Tripathi, CEO, Mumbai, Bharti Airtel Ltd, talks to Jescilia Karayamparambil about their plans in Mumbai and its surrounding regions.

  • Dabur India’s Q4 consolidated net profit up by 19 per cent

    Riding on strong growth across its key business categories and geographies, Dabur India Ltd ended the fourth quarter of 2017-18 with a comparable consolidated revenue growth of 11.1 per cent. The consolidated net profit reported an 18.9 per cent surge during Q4 of 2017-18.

  • WhatsApp co-founder, CEO Jan Koum to leave Facebook

    Washington DC : WhatsApp co-founder, CEO and Facebook board member Jan Koum on Monday (local time) announced, in a post, that he is leaving the Facebook-owned company.

  • Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan appointed CEO of Vedanta Resources    

    New Delhi: Mining mogul Anil Agarwal-led Vedanta Resources plc today announced the appointment of Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan as the new chief executive of the company, replacing interim CEO Kuldip Kaura. Venkatakrishnan, or Venkat as he is known, is currently the CEO of Johannesburg-based AngloGold Ashanti Ltd, the world’s largest emerging market gold producer. Venkat, 53, will assume the new role effective August 31, the company said in a statement.

  • Videocon loan issue: ICICI Bank’s Board defends CEO Chanda Kochhar, government privy to mess

    Mumbai: On Wednesday evening, at the conclusion of ICICI Bank’s Board meeting, the bank issued a board resolution, which stated that “the board has full confidence and reposes full faith in the Bank’s MD and CEO, Ms Chanda Kochhar”, and that there was “no question related to nepotism or conflict of interest, as is being alleged in various rumours”.

  • Peter Betzel appointed IKEA India’s new CEO

    Hyderabad: Swedish home furnishings company IKEA today announced the appointment of Peter Betzel as the new Chief Executive Officer for its India business. He takes over from the outgoing India CEO Juvencio Maeztu, who moves to a global role as the CFO and Deputy CEO, IKEA Group (INGKA Holding B.V), it said in a statement.

  • PNB Scam: PNB CEO Sunil Mehta summoned by SFIO

    Mumbai: Punjab National Bank Managing Director and CEO Sunil Mehta today appeared before the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) here after being summoned for recording his statement in connection with the Rs 12,636 crore fraud at the bank.

  • COA seeks amicus curiae’s legal opinion on Johri increment

    Mumbai : The Committee of Administrators (COA) has apparently sought legal opinion on its decision to award BCCI CEO Rahul Johri an “out of turn” increment after the issue was raised by treasurer Aniruddh Chaudhry.

  • Pulse Canada chief bets on India demand, seeks clarity in policy

    There was a dramatic reduction in the shipment to India. There are large carry over pulses in Canada this year. Prices have fallen dramatically. So, farmers will look at other crops and there will be about a 15-30 per cent reduction in pulse cultivation in Canada.