Life and Careers

Samsung chief's daughter, Lee Seo-Hyun, promoted to top job

Samsung chief's daughter, Lee Seo-Hyun, promoted to top job

Monday December 02, 2013, Seoul

Samsung chairman Lee Kun-Hee's second daughter, Lee Seo-Hyun, has been made a president at the firm's de-facto holding company.

Idea seeks investors' nod to hike ceiling of Himanshu Kapania's pay

Idea seeks investors' nod to hike ceiling of Himanshu Kapania's pay

Monday December 02, 2013, New Delhi

Idea Cellular said on Monday that it will seek shareholders' approval to increase the ceiling of total remuneration for its managing director, Himanshu Kapania, to nearly Rs 10 crore.

Federal Bank appoints Abraham Koshy as part-time chairman

Federal Bank appoints Abraham Koshy as part-time chairman

Tuesday December 03, 2013, Mumbai

Private sector lender Federal Bank on Tuesday said it has appointed Abraham Koshy as its part time chairman.

60-year old Microsoft co-founder is world's wealthiest bachelor: report

60-year old Microsoft co-founder is world's wealthiest bachelor: report

Wednesday December 04, 2013, New York

With an estimated personal fortune of $15.3 billion, 60-year old Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen is the world's wealthiest bachelor, according to a report by global wealth intelligence and prospecting company Wealth-X.

ACC chief Kuldip Kaura gets one-year extension

ACC chief Kuldip Kaura gets one-year extension

Wednesday December 04, 2013, New Delhi

Cement maker ACC's chief executive and managing director Kuldip Kaura has received a one-year extension in his current position till December, 2014.

Kulamani Biswal takes over as director at NTPC

Kulamani Biswal takes over as director at NTPC

Monday December 09, 2013, New Delhi

NTPC Ltd, India's largest electricity generator, said on Monday that Kulamani Biswal has taken over as its director of finance.

November sees moderate rise in hiring numbers: Naukri.com

November sees moderate rise in hiring numbers: Naukri.com

Tuesday December 10, 2013, New Delhi

The Naukri Job Speak Index - which tracks monthly hiring activities online -- stood at 1,300 showing a 1 per cent growth in hiring, when compared to October 2013.

IFCI appoints Malay Mukherjee as chief executive, MD

IFCI appoints Malay Mukherjee as chief executive, MD

Thursday December 12, 2013, New Delhi

IFCI Ltd has appointed Malay Mukherjee as its chief executive and managing director, the state-owned financial institution said in a statement on Thursday.

ArcelorMittal rejigs top management: Aditya Mittal named CEO of Europe operations

ArcelorMittal rejigs top management: Aditya Mittal named CEO of Europe operations

Thursday December 12, 2013, New Delhi

Aiming to simplify its operations, ArcelorMittal has reorganised its top management structure, vesting more responsibilities with group CFO Aditya Mittal who has also been designated as CEO of the worlds largest steel makers Europe operations.

C V R Rajendran appointed chairman, managing director of Andhra Bank

C V R Rajendran appointed chairman, managing director of Andhra Bank

Friday December 13, 2013, Hyderabad

Public sector lender Andhra Bank said on Friday that the Ministry of Finance has appointed C V R Rajendran as chairman and managing director of the lender.

Headhunters believe hiring trend to pick up post elections

Headhunters believe hiring trend to pick up post elections

Sunday December 15, 2013, Mumbai

The hiring trend in the country, which is seeing challenging times during this year, is likely to pick up from mid next year after the general elections, according to experts.

Citi elevates Anand Selvakesari to global role

Citi elevates Anand Selvakesari to global role

Monday December 16, 2013, Mumbai

Foreign bank Citi on Monday appointed Anand Selvakesari as the head of consumer banking for Asean, with immediate effect.

Blackstone's Akhil Gupta to step down from daily operations

Blackstone's Akhil Gupta to step down from daily operations

Monday December 16, 2013, Mumbai

Global private equity major Blackstone has said Akhil Gupta, who founded and led its operations in India for eight years, will step into a non-executive role.

Lloyd's of London picks first female chief executive

Lloyd's of London picks first female chief executive

Monday December 16, 2013, London

Lloyd's of London, the 325-year old insurance market, announced on Monday the appointment of its first female chief executive - industry veteran Inga Beale.

Ford 'lifers' get second chance as CEO readies exit

Ford 'lifers' get second chance as CEO readies exit

Monday December 16, 2013, Detroit

Every Wednesday, Ford Motor Co's top executives gather before sunrise to work through some of the company's most vexing problems. Notably absent is chief executive Alan Mulally.