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CII elects Adi Godrej as new President

He has succeeded Tata Steel Managing Director B Muthuraman

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Adi Godrej, Chairman of the Godrej Group, has been elected as the president of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for the year 2012-13.

He has succeeded Tata Steel Managing Director B Muthuraman, CII said in a statement.

Godrej is also the Chairman of Indian School of Business.

S Gopalakrishnan, Co-Founder and Executive Co-Chairman, Infosys Technologies Ltd is the President Designate of CII for 2012-13, it said.

Gopalakrishnan, a Padma Bhushan awardee, is also on the Board of Governors at the Indian Institute of Management - Bangalore.

Besides, Ajay S Shriram, Chairman of DCM Shriram Consolidated Ltd has been elected as the Vice President of the industry body.

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First Published: Wed, April 18 2012. 19:13 IST