Important Appointments 2020

Important State Government appointments

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Important Appointments 2020
Important Appointments 2020
  1. Recently Appointed CMs

    • Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh: Shivraj Singh Chauhan

    • Chief minister of Chhattisgarh: Bhupesh Baghel

    • Chief Minister of Tripura: Biplab Kumar Deb

    • Chief Minister of Jharkhand: Hemant Soren

    • Chief Minister of Mizoram: Zoramthanga

    • Chief Minister of Sikkim: Prem Singh Tamang

    • Chief Minister of Maharashtra: Uddhav Thackeray 
  2. Recently Appointed Governors

    • Lt. Governor of Jammu & Kashmir: Girish Chandra Murmu

    • Lt. Governor of Ladakh: Radha Krishna Mathur

    • Governor of Goa: Satya Pal Malik

    • Governor of Kerala: Arif Mohammed Khan

    • Governor of Bihar: Fagu Chauhan

    • Governor of Odisha: Professor Ganeshi Lal

    • Governor of UP: Anandiben Patel

    • Governor of Uttarakhand: Ba Rani Maurya

    • Governor of Rajasthan: Kalraj mishra

    • Governor of West Bengal: Jagdeep Dhankhar

    • Governor of Gujarat: Acharya Devvrat

    • Governor of Andhra Pradesh: Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Important Government organizations related appointments 2020

Important Appointments 2020

    1. 15th Finance Commission Chairman: N K Singh

    2. Economic Affairs Secretary of India: Tarun Bajaj

    3. Defence Secretary of India: Dr. Ajay Kumar
    4. Finance secretary of India: Ajay Bhushan Pandey

    5. Home Secretary of India: Ajay Kumar Bhalla

    6. Cabinet Secretary of India: Rajiv Gauba

    7. Secretary, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy: Indu Shekhar Chaturvedi

    8. SEBI Chairman: Ajay Tyagi

    9. IRDAI Chairman: Subhash Chandra Khuntia

    10. Bombay Stock Exchange
      Shri S Ravi (Chairman)
      Ashish Kumar Chauhan (MD & CEO)
    11. National Stock Exchange:
      Girish Chandra Chaturvedi (Chairman)
      Mr. Vikram Limaye (MD & CEO)
    12. Chairman of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC): M. Ajit Kumar
    13. Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT): Pramod Chandra Mody

    14. Indu Bhushan: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ayushman Bharat National Health Protection Mission (ABNHPM).
    15. 47th Chief Justice of India: Justice Sharad Arvind Bobde

    16. Chairman of Indian Bank’s association: Rajnish Kumar

    17. Chairman of DRDO: G. Satheesh Reddy

    18. Chairman of ISRO: K Sivan

    19. Chairman of Lokpal: Pinaki Chandra Ghose

    20. Lok Sabha Speaker: OM Birla

    21. Chairman of NHRC (National Human Rights Commission): HL Dattu

    22. Chairman of national commission for women: Rekha Sharma

    23. Chairman of the National Commission for Backward Classes: Bhagwan Lal Sahni

    24. Current attorney general of India: K. K. Venugopal

    25. RBI Governor: Shaktikanta Das

    26. NABARD Chairman: Govinda Rajulu Chintala

    27. Chairman of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC): Arvind Saxena

    28. Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) of India: Sunil Arora
  • T.S. Tirumurti has been appointed as the next Ambassador or Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations. He will succeed Syed Akbaruddin as India’s Permanent Representative to the UN.
  • Sanjay Kothari: Chief Vigilance Commissioner (CVC).
  • The government has appointed Ch S S Mallikarjuna Rao as the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Punjab National Bank (PNB).
  • The Central government reconstituted the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) under the Chairmanship of Bibek Debroy.
  • Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria: Chief of the Air Staff (CAS).
  • The Former Prime Minister of India Manmohan Singh was elected to the Rajya Sabha from Rajasthan. He was declared elected unopposed as the deadline for the withdrawal of nominations for the -poll ended on 19th August.
  • The World Bank Group announced that Anshula Kant, an Indian national, has been appointed as its next MD and CFO of world bank on 12 July.
  • Government of India, Canara Bank General Manager (GM) Sarada Kumar Hota assumed charge as the National Housing Bank (NHB) Managing Director It lasted for a period of three years.  He succeeds Sriram Kalyanaraman.
  • Admiral Karambir Singh: Chief of the Naval Staff
  • M.R.Kumar, the newly-appointed chairman of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC), has taken charge on 14th March. Mr.Kumar took over from Hemant Bhargava who had been the acting chairman since January 2019.
  • New Chairman of Economic Think Tank Finance and Policy (NIPFP): Urjit Patel

  • CEO of FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India): Arun Singhal

  • Chairman and Managing director of Air India: Rajiv Bansal
Important appointments 2020
Important appointments 2020

Important International Appointments 2020

International Appointments 2020

  • New Chief Executive Officer & President of Nokia: Pekka Lundmark

  • David Malpass: President of the World Bank
  • MD (Managing Director) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF): Kristalina Georgieva
    Kristalina Ivanova Georgieva-Kinova is a Bulgarian economist, who is the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund.

  • Emperor of Japan: Naruhito
  • Sanna Marin: Prime Minister of Finland. At 34, Sanna Marin also becomes world’s youngest serving prime minister once takes office in the coming days.
  • Boris Johnson: Prime Minister of the UK
  • Zuzana Caputova sworn as Slovakia’s first female President.
  • Muhammadu Buhari sworn in for a second term as Nigeria’s president. He is a former military ruler, won 56 percent of the votes to defeat his main challenger, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in the February election.
  • Benjamin Netanyahu elected as Israel’s Prime Minister
  • UK’s Finance Minister: Rishi Sunak
  • Mauritius Prime Minister: Pravind Jugnauth

  • New Prime Minister of Ireland: Micheal Martin
  • New Prime Minister of Srilanka: Mahinda Rajapaksa

  • New Chief of the European Central Bank: Christine Lagarde
important Appointments 2020
important Appointments 2020



  • Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates stepped down from Microsoft’s board. Microsoft did not announce any replacement for Gates on the board. Gates also announced that he would be stepping down from the board of Berkshire Hathaway. Since 2004, he has served as a director of Berkshire Hathaway.
  • Jet Airways Founders Naresh Goyal and wife Anita Goyal have stepped down from the board of the cash-strapped airline. With this, Naresh Goyal ceases to be Chairman.
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Managing Director Abidali Z Neemuchwala of Wipro Limited has decided to step down due to family commitments.
  • The Head of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Roberto Azevedo has announced his resignation, a year before his term expires. He will step down on 31 August 2020.

Important Business Appointments 2020

Business Appointments

  • Roshni Nadar Malhotra is the chairperson of HCL Technologies and the first woman to lead a listed IT company in India. She is the only child of HCL’s founder, Shiv Nadar.
  • New CEO and MD of Wipro: Thierry Delaporte(important appointment 2020)
  • New CEO of Capgemini Group: Aiman Ezzat

  • Pichai Sundararajan, also known as Sundar Pichai, is an Indian American business executive, the chief executive officer of Alphabet Inc. and its subsidiary Google LLC.
  • Sameer Aggarwal is appointed as CEO of Walmart India.
  • PepsiCo executive Laxman Narasimhan has been appointed as the chief executive officer of the British consumer goods giant Reckitt Benckiser. He will succeed Rakesh Kapoor.
  • Sanjiv Puri is appointed as the chairman of ITC. He became the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of ITC. He was appointed as a Managing Director of ITC in 2018 and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in February 2017.
  • Twitter appoints Manish Maheshwari as new India MD
  • Private sector lender City Union Bank reappointed N Kamakodi as the Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Bank.

Important New And Old Appointments 2020

AccentureJulie SweetCEO201931/01/2019
Aditya Birla GroupKumar BirlaChairman199501/10/2018
Adobe SystemsShantanu NarayenChairman, president and CEO200701/10/2018
AgenusGaro H. ArmenFounder, chairman, CEO199401/10/2018
AirbusGuillaume FauryCEO201214/11/2017
AlibabaDaniel ZhangCEO201501/10/2018
Amazon.comJeff BezosFounder, President, CEO and chairman199401/10/2018
AMDLisa SuCEO and president201401/10/2018
American ExpressStephen SqueriChairman and CEO201801/10/2018
American Airlines GroupDoug ParkerChairman and CEO201301/10/2018
Anthem Inc.Joseph R. SwedishChairman, president and CEO201301/10/2018
Apple Inc.Tim CookCEO201101/10/2018
Arcelor MittalLakshmi Niwas MittalChairman and CEO200601/10/2018
AT&TJohn StankeyCEO202019/11/2020
BAE SystemsCharles WoodburnChief Executive Officer200801/10/2018
Bajaj Allianz General InsuranceTapan SinghelMD and CEO201201/10/2018
Banco Bilbao Vizcaya ArgentariaCarlos Torres VilaChairman and CEO201501/10/2018
Bank of AmericaBrian MoynihanChairman and CEO200901/10/2018
BarclaysJes StaleyGroup Chief Executive201501/10/2018
Berkshire HathawayWarren BuffettChairman and CEO197001/10/2018
Best BuyHubert JolyChairman and CEO201201/10/2018
Bharti EnterprisesSunil Bharti MittalFounder and chairman198501/10/2018
Blackstone GroupStephen A. SchwarzmanChairman, CEO and co-founder198515/11/2017
BHP BillitonAndrew MackenzieCEO201315/11/2017
BMWOliver zipseChairman of the board of management202015/11/2017
BoeingDave CalhounChairman, president and CEO20202015-2020
Boston Consulting GroupRich LesserPresident and CEO201315/11/2017
BPBob DudleyGroup Chief Executive201015/11/2017
Campbell Soup CompanyDenise MorrisonPresident and CEO201114/11/2017
Canonical Ltd.Mark ShuttleworthFounder and CEO201714/11/2017
CapgeminiPaul HermelinChairman and CEO201214/11/2017
Capital One FinancialRichard FairbankFounder, chairman and CEO198814/11/2017
Caterpillar Inc.Jim UmplebyCEO201714/11/2017
Chubb LimitedEvan G. GreenbergChairman and CEO200401/10/2018
Cisco SystemsChuck RobbinsCEO201514/11/2017
CitigroupMichael CorbatCEO201214/11/2017
Coca-ColaJames QuinceyChairman and CEO200814/11/2017
CognizantBrian HumphriesCEO201914/11/2017
ComcastBrian L. RobertsChairman and CEO200214/11/2017
Credit SuisseTidjane ThiamCEO201514/11/2017
Crown Worldwide GroupJames E. ThompsonChairman and founder196514/11/2017
Daimler AGOla KälleniusChairman of the board of management201908/08/2020
DellMichael DellChairman and CEO198414/11/2017
Deutsche BankChristian SewingCEO201819/12/2018
Deutsche PostFrank AppelCEO200814/11/2017
Dickey’s Barbecue PitRoland Dickey Jr.CEO201628/05/2019
Dow Chemical CompanyEdward D. BreenCEO201514/11/2017
Dr. Reddy’sG. V. PrasadCo-chairman and CEO200114/11/2017
Eastman KodakJeff ClarkeCEO201414/11/2017
eBayDevin WenigPresident and CEO201514/11/2017
Electronic ArtsAndrew WilsonCEO201314/11/2017
EricssonBörje EkholmPresident and CEO201714/11/2017
Exxon MobilDarren WoodsChairman and CEO201714/11/2017
EYCarmine Di SibioGlobal chairman and CEO201914/11/2017
FacebookMark ZuckerbergChairman and CEO200414/11/2017
FedExFrederick W. SmithChairman and CEO197114/11/2017
Fiat S.p.A.Sergio MarchionneCEO200414/11/2017
Fidelity InvestmentsAbigail JohnsonChairman, president and CEO201414/11/2017
Ford Motor CompanyJames HackettPresident and CEO201714/11/2017
Foxconn Electronics IncTerry GouChairman and CEO197414/11/2017
Fox CorporationLachlan MurdochExecutive chairman and CEO201905/03/2020
FUBUDaymond JohnFounder, president and CEO199214/11/2017
General DynamicsPhebe NovakovicChairman and CEO201414/11/2017
General ElectricH. Lawrence Culp Jr.Chairman and CEO201801/10/2018
General MotorsMary T. BarraChairman and CEO201414/11/2017
GlaxoSmithKlineEmma WalmsleyCEO201713/11/2017
Goldman SachsDavid M. SolomonCEO201809/05/2019
GoogleSundar PichaiCEO201513/11/2017
GMA NetworkFelipe GozonChairman and CEO200013/11/2017
GVK GroupGunupati Venkata Krishna ReddyChairman and MD199213/11/2017
HCL TechnologiesC VijayakumarPresident and CEO201613/11/2017
Henderson Land DevelopmentLee Shau KeeChairman and MD197613/11/2017
Hewlett Packard EnterpriseMeg WhitmanCEO201513/11/2017
HoneywellDarius AdamczykChairman, President, and CEO201713/11/2017
HP Hood LLCJohn A. KanebChairman, president and CEO199513/11/2017
HSBCNoel QuinnGroup CEO201913/11/2017
IBMArvind KrishnaChairman, president and CEO202006/04/2020
IMS GroupDikesh MalhotraPresident and CEO201211/11/2018
InfosysSalil ParekhInterim CEO and MD201820/02/2018
IntelRobert H. SwanCEO201313/11/2017
InterCallScott EtzlerPresident and CEO199913/11/2017
J.CrewMillard DrexlerCEO201713/11/2017
Jefferies GroupRichard B. HandlerChairman and CEO200113/11/2017
JP Morgan ChaseJames DimonChairman and CEO200413/11/2017
Kaplan, Inc.Andrew S. RosenChairman and CEO200213/11/2017
KLM Royal Dutch AirlinesPieter ElbersCEO & President2000
Koch Industries Inc.Charles G. KochChairman and CEO196713/11/2017
Land SecuritiesRobert NoelCEO201213/11/2017
Las Vegas SandsSheldon AdelsonChairman and CEO198813/11/2017
L BrandsLes WexnerFounder, chairman and CEO196302/02/2018
Lockheed MartinMarillyn HewsonChairman, president and CEO201313/11/2017
Marks and SpencerSteve RoweCEO201613/11/2017
MasterCardAjaypal Singh BangaCEO199717/03/2019
McDonald’sChris kempczinskiPresident and CEO201913/11/2017
McKinseyKevin SneaderGlobal managing partner200913/11/2017
Mesa Air GroupJonathan OrnsteinChairman and CEO199813/11/2017
MetLifeSteven A. KandarianChairman, president and CEO201113/11/2017
MGA EntertainmentIsaac LarianCEO197913/11/2017
MicrosoftSatya NadellaCEO201413/11/2017
MicroStrategyMichael J. SaylorChairman and CEO198908/02/2018
Morgan StanleyJames P. GormanChairman and CEO201013/11/2017
Mossy OakToxey HaasFounder and CEO198613/11/2017
Mozilla CorporationChris BeardCEO201413/11/2017
National AmusementsSumner RedstoneChairman and CEO196712/11/2017
NBCUniversalJeff ShellCEO202002/03/2020
News CorpRobert James ThomsonCEO201312/11/2017
New York Times CompanyMark ThompsonPresident and CEO201212/11/2017
NIITVijay K. ThadaniVice chairman and MD198112/11/2017
NikeMark ParkerChairman and CEO200612/11/2017
NokiaPekka LundmarkPresident and CEO202016/08/2020
NovartisVasant NarasimhanCEO201712/11/2017
NintendoTatsumi KimishimaRepresentative director and president201512/11/2017
Oath Inc.Tim ArmstrongCEO200915/11/2017
Oracle CorporationSafra CatzCEO201412/11/2017
Oracle CorporationMark HurdCEO201412/11/2017
PepsiCoRamon LaguartaCEO20182017-11-12[103]
PfizerIan ReadChairman and CEO201012/11/2017
Polo Ralph LaurenPatrice LouvetPresident and CEO201712/11/2017
Procter & GambleDavid S. TaylorPresident and CEO201512/11/2017
Prudential Financial, Inc.John StrangfeldChairman and CEO200812/11/2017
QantasAlan JoyceCEO and MD200812/11/2017
Reliance GroupAnil AmbaniChairman200612/11/2017
Reliance Industries LimitedMukesh AmbaniChairman and MD200212/11/2017
RenaultLuca de MeoCEO200512/11/2017
RiovicPhiwa NkambuleCEO201519/07/2018
Royal Bank of CanadaDavid I. McKayPresident and CEO201412/11/2017
Royal Bank of ScotlandRoss McEwanCEO201312/11/2017
Royal Dutch ShellBen van BeurdenCEO201412/11/2017
RyanairMichael O’LearyCEO199412/11/2017
S&P GlobalDouglas L. PetersonPresident & CEO201301/10/2018
S. C. Johnson & SonHerbert Fisk Johnson IIIChairman and CEO200412/11/2017
The Salvation ArmyBrian PeddleGeneral and CEO201813/08/2018
SamsungOh-Hyun KwonChairman and CEO201212/11/2017
SAP AGChristian KleinCEO201918/11/2019
SAS InstituteJames GoodnightCEO197612/11/2017
Schneider ElectricJean-Pascal TricoireChairman and CEO200612/11/2017
SiemensJoe KaeserPresident and CEO201312/11/2017
Simon Property GroupDavid SimonChairman and CEO199512/11/2017
SingtelChua Sock KoongGroup CEO200712/11/2017
SoftBankMasayoshi SonChairman and CEO198112/11/2017
Solera HoldingsTony AquilaChairman and CEO200512/11/2017
Southwest AirlinesGary C. KellyChairman and CEO200812/11/2017
Sonic CorporationJ. Clifford HudsonChairman, CEO and president199512/11/2017
StarbucksKevin JohnsonPresident and CEO201711/11/2017
Sun Hung Kai PropertiesRaymond KwokChairman and MD201111/11/2017
Sun PharmaceuticalDilip ShanghviMD198311/11/2017
SunTrust BanksWilliam H. Rogers Jr.Chairman and CEO201111/11/2017
SyntelRakesh KhannaCEO and president201611/11/2017
Target CorporationBrian CornellChairman and CEO201411/11/2017
Tata Consultancy ServicesRajesh GopinathanCEO and MD201611/11/2017
TCL CorporationLi DongshengCEO & Founder1981
TelstraAndy PennCEO201511/11/2017
Temasek HoldingsHo ChingCEO200211/11/2017
TescoDave LewisGroup CEO201411/11/2017
Tesla, Inc.Elon MuskCEO200811/11/2018
Tod’sDiego Della ValleMD197011/11/2017
The Travelers CompaniesAlan D. SchnitzerChairman and CEO201511/11/2017
ToyotaAkio ToyodaPresident and director200911/11/2017
T. Rowe PriceBill StrombergPresident and CEO201624/02/2017
TwitterJack DorseyCEO200611/11/2017
United AirlinesOscar MunozCEO201511/11/2017
UBSralph hamersGroup CEO202011/11/2017
Valeant PharmaceuticalsJoseph C. PapaChairman and CEO201611/11/2017
Verizon CommunicationsHans VestbergChairman and CEO201831/03/2019
ViacomCBSRobert BakishPresident and CEO201902/03/2020
VodafoneVittorio ColaoCEO200811/11/2017
Volkswagen GroupHerbert DiessChairman of the Management Board/CEO201811/11/2017
Vulcan Inc.Bill HilfCEO201611/11/2017
The Walt Disney CompanyBob ChapekCEO202002/03/2020
Walgreens Boots AllianceStefano PessinaExecutive vice chairman and CEO201511/11/2017
Wal-MartDoug McMillonPresident and CEO201411/11/2017
Warner Bros.Ann SarnoffChairwoman and CEO201910/10/2019
WarnerMediaJason KilarCEO202019/11/2020
Wells FargoTimothy J. SloanCEO and president201611/11/2017
Whole Foods MarketJohn MackeyCEO198011/11/2017
Williams-Sonoma, Inc.Laura J. AlberPresident and CEO201011/11/2017
Wipro Technologies LimitedAbidali NeemuchwalaCEO201611/11/2017
Yum! BrandsGreg CreedCEO201511/11/2017
Zillow GroupRich BartonCEO201910/12/2018
Zoom Video CommunicationsEric YuanPresident, Chairman and CEO201112/10/2020

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