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Great Eastern Shipping appoints Urjit Patel as additional director

Patel served as the 24th governor of the Reserve Bank of India from September 2016 to December 2018

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Before serving as the governor of the central bank, Patel was the deputy governor in charge of monetary policy.

Press Trust of India New Delhi
Great Eastern Shipping Company Ltd on Thursday said its board has appointed former RBI Governor Urjit Patel as an additional and independent director for a term of five years.

Patel served as the 24th governor of the Reserve Bank of India from September 2016 to December 2018.

"The Board has appointed Urjit Patel as an Additional and Independent Director of the Company for a term of 5 years w.e.f. August 01, 2020...We hereby affirm that Urjit Patel is not debarred from holding the office of Director by virtue of any Securities and Exchange Board of India order or any other

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First Published: Jul 30 2020 | 10:24 PM IST

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