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Keki Dadiseth is new chairman of Sony India

BS Reporter  |  New Delhi 

today announced the appointment of Keki B Dadiseth, former director of Unilever in London and ex-chairman of Hindustan Lever in India, as chairman of the Board of and senior advisor to Sony Group in India, effective immediately.

Dadiseth will report to Sir Howard Stringer, chairman, CEO and president, and be based in Mumbai.

In this role, Dadiseth will work with Sony’s broad range of businesses in India, from electronics to entertainment, to further enhance cross-company initiatives, new business development, external relations and the strength of the Sony brand. “India is a critically important market for us as we move to transform Sony into a fully integrated, agile and more innovative global company,” said Stringer and added, “With his extensive international experience and his strong ties across industries in India, Keki will play a vital role in furthering Sony Group initiatives both in India and on a global level.”

First Published: Fri, July 24 2009. 01:23 IST