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All important appointments of january 2020

All important appointments of january 2020

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1.Arvind Krishna appointed CEO of global tech giant IBM

Jan 31, 2020

Indian-origin Arvind Krishna has been appointed as the new CEO of American IT giant IBM, succeeding Ginni Rometty.

The 57-year-old Arvind will take over on April 6. Rometty had been IBM's Chairman President and CEO, will retire after almost 40 years.

* Krishna joined IBM at the end of 1990.

2.Janak Raj to Triumph Michael Patra in RBI's monetary policy Division

Jan 29, 2020

The Reserve Bank of India has appointed Janak Raj, chief advisor to the financial policy division, as executive director. He succeeds Michael Patra. Now RBI will pos sess 12 EDs, its entire strength. Raj would be a part of MPC as an inner RBI member

*Patra will be a part of this 6-member monetary policy committee.

3.Taranjit Singh Sandhu appointed India's ambassador to US

Jan 29, 2020

Taranjit Singh Sandhu has been appointed as India's Ambassador to US, External Affairs ministry said. He is a 1988-batch Indian Foreign Service officer & is currently posted as High Commissioner of India in Sri Lanka. He replaces Harsh Vardhan Shringla.

*Shringla has been named as India's next foreign secretary

4.Qatar names Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdelaziz Al Thani new PM

Jan 29, 2020

Qatar appointed a new Prime Minister replacing Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani. Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdelaziz Al Thani has been named as the new Prime Minister. The new PM had been the head of the Amiri Diwan, the emir's office

* Qatar Capital-Doha, Currency-Riyal.

5.Asian Tennis Federation unanimously nominates Anil Khanna as life President

Jan 28, 2020

Anil Khanna was nominated as the Life President of ATF. He is also appointed as the Chairman of the Finance Committee as well as Co-Chairman of the ATF foundation CS Sunder Raj is the Senior Vice President of the federation, representing South Asia.

*Anil Dhupar was elected as the member of the Senior Committee.

6.Vakrangee appoints Ramesh Joshi as Non-Executive Chairman
Jan 27, 2020

Vakrangee Limited has appointed Mr.

Ramesh Joshi (EX-RBI & EX-SEBI ED) as the Non-Executive Chairman of the company as well as has Re-designated Mr.

Dinesh Nandwana, Executive Chairman as the Managing Director and Group CEO in place of Mr. Anil Khanna.

* Vakrangee Limited is a technology company based in Mumbai.

7.Nirmaljeet Singh Kalsi is first Punjab PCA chairperson

Jan 24, 2020

Former IAS officer Nirmaljeet Singh Kalsi has been appointed as the first chairperson of Punjab police complaints authority (PCA), Kalsi. His appointment would be governed by the Punjab Police Amendment Act, 2014.

*PCA is under Ministry of Home Affairs,

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8.SoftBank Manoj Kohli appointed as SoftBank India head

Jan 23, 2020

SoftBank India has appointed Manoj Kohli as its country head. Kohli joins SoftBank India after a five-year stint as a chairman with SB Energy, the renewable energy arm of SoftBank Raman Nanda will retain the role of CEO at SB Energy

* SoftBank Group/CEO-Masayoshi Son

9.Punit Sood appointed as the Head of Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) India

Jan 20, 2020

RBS India, the technology and operations hub of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), has appointed Punit Sood as the Head of RBS India. In this role, he will be building the organisation's strategic capabilities, supporting the bank to achieve its goals.

*Prior to joining RBS, he was the CIO of JPMorgan

10.Challa Sreenivasulu Setty appointed managing director of SBI

Jan 21, 2020

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointed Challa Sreenivasulu Setty as the managing director of the State Bank of India for a pe period of three years. He is currently serving as the deputy managing director of the SBI.

*State Bank of India's head Rajnish Kumar

11.Sanjiv Chadha appointed managing director and chief executive of Bank of Baroda

Jan 21, 2020

The Appointments Committee of the Cabi net (ACC) appointed Sanjiv Chadha as the managing director and chief executive of Bank of Baroda, Lingam Venkat Prabhakar as MD & CEO of Canara Bank and Atanu Kumar Das as MD & CEO of Bank of India.

*Bank of Baroda has merged with Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank.

12.Centre appoints Nripendra Misra as chairman of NMML executive council

Jan 19, 2020

Nripendra Misra, has been appointed chairperson of the executive council of the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library (NMML) while Dr A Surya Prakash chairperson of the Prasar Bharati board, to be the council's vice-chairperson

*Nripendra Misra is a Former

13.Federal Bank appoints Shalini Warrier as Executive Director

Jan 18, 2020

Shalini Warrier has been appointed as Executive Director of Federal Bank. The Bank received the approval of the Reserve Bank of India in this regard. Warrier has been serving as Chief Operating Officer of the Bank since 2nd November 2015

*Shyam Srinivasan, MD & CEO of The Federal Bank Ltd.

14.Harish Salve appointed Queen's Counsel for courts of England & Wales

Jan 17, 2020

Senior Advocate Harish Salve has been appointed the Queen's Counsel for the courts of England, announced by the

U.K's Ministry of Justice Department. The appointment is done by the Queen, on the advice of the Lord Chancellor

*He served as a Solicitor General for India 19992002

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15.Lt Gen Girish Kumar re-appointed Surveyor General of India

Jan 15, 2020

The Centre appointed Lt General Girish Kumar as the Surveyor General of India in Survey of India on contract basis for a period of one year. He was earlier appointed as Surveyor General Of India on September 30, 2017 under the Survey of India.

*Survey of India is under the Department of Science & Technology,

16.Senior IPS officer AP Maheshwari appointed Director General of CRPF

Jan 15, 2020

Senior IPS officer AP Maheshwari was appointed as Director General of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) up to February 28, 2021. He would soon take over the charge from ITBP Director General

S.S. Deswal who was given the additional"charge

* CRPF world's largest paramilitary force with

3.25+ ic personnel

17.Michael Debabrata Patra appointed RBI's fourth Deputy Governor

Jan 14, 2020

Govt appointed Michael Debabrata Patra as the 4th Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Patra is currently the Execu tive Director of the Monetary Policy Depart ment. He will take over the position lying vacant after Viral Acharya's exit last year

*Patra will serve a term of three years.

18.IBM appoints Sandip Patel as MD of India, South Asia operations

Jan 09, 2020

Global tech major IBM has appointed Sandip Patel as new MD of its India & South Asia operations succeeding Karan Bajwa. He will be responsible for all strategic matters & delivery operations in the region, including Bangladesh, Nepal & Sri Lanka

*IBM is nicknamed as Big Blue

19.Karur Vysya Bank MD and CEO PR Seshadri resigns

Jan 05, 2020

PR Seshadri, Managing Director & CEO of Karur Vysya Bank, resigned from the position citing personal reasons. He was appointed as the MD and CEO in September, 2017

*Bank HQ: Karur, Tamil Nadu; Founded:1916

20.Suresh Chandra Sharma appointed chairman of National Medical Commission

Jan 02, 2020

According to a Personnel Ministry order head of Delhi AiIMS' ENT head-neck surgery department, Professor Suresh Chandra Sharma has been appointed as the chairman of National Medical Commission (NMC). For a period of three years or till the age of 70 years.

*National Medical Commission founded 29 December 2017

21.CRPF DG Bhatnagar retires; ITBP chief given additional charge

Jan 01, 2020

ITBP DG S S Deswal has been given the additional charge to Central Reserve Police Force as its serving DG, RR Bhatnagar, retired. Bhatnagar was appointed as CRPF DG in April 2017. Bhatnagar was the Director General of the Narcotics Control Bureau.

*CRPF functions under the authority of the Min of Home Affairs