Volkswagen Group announced the appointment of John Chacko as the new group chief representative, president and managing director of Volkswagen India Pvt Ltd, with effect from 1st December.
Mr Chacko (58) had played a significant role in the India operations of the group as the technical managing director of Volkswagen India, the company said in a release. He succeeds Joerg Mueller (48), who has recently moved on to a new responsibility at the newly formed Volkswagen Group Trucks Division.
An engineer with a B-Tech degree from IIT Madras, Mr Chacko has been a part of the Volkswagen Group since 1978.
Previously, as technical project leader for Volkswagen's Project India, Mr Chacko played a key-role in the decision making process towards Volkswagen Board's resolution to take the step into the Indian market with a full-fledged production base, it said.
Symantec Corp has announced the appointment of Ajay Goel as the managing director for Symantec in India.
In his new role, Mr Goel is responsible for driving the company's business strategy development and sales operations in the Indian market.
"Security, storage and systems management are growing sectors as customers continue to grapple with how to secure and manage their information environments," said Mr Goel. Today Symantec employs more than 2,800 staff in India, across R&D, sales, marketing and support.
New Delhi: Pune’s Lavasa Lake City has run into rough weather with the environment ministry slapping a show-cause notice on Lavasa Corporation for carrying out construction activities without its approval in 25,000 hectares, reports PTI.
The ministry has given 15 days time to the Corporation asking why unauthorised structures erected by it without any environmental clearance between March 2003 to September 2006 in Mulshi and Velhe talukas in Pune should not be demolished in its entirety.
The constructions, it said, were in violation of the Environment Impact Assessment Notification, 2006.
The notice issued on Thursday has also asked the project proponent not to carry out any construction and development activities till its reply in the matter.
Besides, the Corporation has been asked to give the details of the project, clearances obtained, status of the project with photographs/satellite and Google maps indicating the constructions as on 18th March and 7 July 2004 and 14 June 2006.