The Chairman and Managing Director of Lakshmi Machine Works Ltd, Coimbatore, Sanjay Jayavarthanavelu, has been selected as the Chairman of Confederation of Indian Industry, Southern Region for 2019-20.
Prior to taking up the new role, Jayavarthanavelu was the Deputy Chairman of CII in 2018-19 and had also served the trade body as the Chairman, Tamil Nadu Trade Council in 2006-07, a CII press release said.
Lakshmi Machine Works is engaged in manufacturing textile spinning machinery.
Meanwhile, the Chairman of Hyderbad-based Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd., Satish Reddy was selected Deputy Chairman of CII Southern Region for 2019-20.
Reddy had served CII as Member, National Council from 2014-19 and he had also held various responsibilities as Past Chairman, CII National Pharma Committee and Past Chairman of CII, Andhra Pradesh State Council in 2003-04, it said.