” South Korea’s consumer durable brand LG has appointed the new Executive Chairman and CEO. Koo Kwang-mo who is the fourth generation leader of his family business was given the responsibility on Friday, June 29th. The company announced that holding company’s shareholders approved the nomination for Koo to get the baton of his family business.
” It is a very inconvenient habit of kittens (Alice had once made the remark) that, whatever you say to them, they always purr: “If they would only purr for ‘yes,’ and mew for ‘no’, or any rule of that sort,” she had said, “so that one could keep up a conversation! But how can
” All organizations whether big or small are melting pots of diverse ideas, experiences, cultures, and mindsets. They are also the breeding grounds for forming long-lasting friendships with people at work. Apart from food and shelter, having a sense of belonging is a basic yet major human need. Also, since we spend a major part
” E-learning platform Edureka has raised $2 Mn in its first round of funding from venture fund Leo Capital India. As part of the round, Rajul Garg, founder and managing partner of Leo Capital India, has joined the board of Edureka. The startup will use the proceeds to achieve growth targets and bring senior leadership
” After quitting Saint – Gobain as VP, Human Resources, Rahul Pinjarkar, has joined Tata’s retail arm Trent Hypermarket as Director HR. He will report to the Managing Director. In his new role, Pinjarkar will be the head of Human Resources, employee relations including CSR and Administration. Talking to People Matters on his joining, he
” ICICI Bank has appointed retired IAS officer Girish Chandra Chaturvedi as non-executive part-time chairman of the bank with effect from July 1, for a period of three years. In a notice to the stock exchanges, the bank stated, “The Board is extremely pleased with this development and believes that Mr. Chaturvedi will provide maturity
” The Economic Survey 2013-2014 purported that by 2021, 64% of the working population in India would be within the 20-35 age group making India the youngest country. What at the time of the survey must have felt like the fairly distant future is now close at hand. Companies across the globe seem to have
” Google has hired Karan Bhatia as its new Global Head of Policy to lead the company’s policy discussions around major issues such as AI, job creation and infrastructure. Kent Walker, Google’s Senior Vice President of Global Affairs and Chief Legal Officer, stated, “We’re thrilled to hire someone with Karan’s impressive experience in global policy.
” The public sector banking and financial services company, State Bank of India (SBI) has announced to shut its nine offices in foreign locations. Praveen Gupta, Managing Director, Retail, and Banking stated that the decision is taken as a part of the rationalization of overseas operations. SBI which is country’s largest lender has operations in
” After shooting the Mitsubishi’s HR Head Dinesh Sharma and later sending an anonymous letter to the company asking to sack the HR head or face consequences. The incident took a U-turn when the Gurgaon police said that they did not find any involvement of sacked employee Joginder. According to a TOI report, the police