Diversified group JK Organisation today said Bharat Hari Singhania has taken over as its President.
Bharat succeeds Gaur Hari Singhania, who passed away on February 4 this year.
Bharat, 76, has been guiding the affairs of businesses of JK Organisation for more than five decades, the group said in a statement.
Singhania is also Chancellor of Jaipur-based JK Lakshmipat University.
The 125-year-old JK Organisation has foot prints in 100 countries and has manufacturing operations in Mexico, Indonesia, Romania, Belgium, Portugal and UAE.
Its group companies sell a range of products including automotive tyres, paper & pulp, cement, v-belts, oil seals, power transmission systems, hybrid seeds, cotton & woolen textiles, readymade apparels, food & dairy products, cosmetics, and products & systems for defence & aerospace.
It is also involved in renewable energy, both solar & wind, clinical research, software development, healthcare and education.