Gurgaon, India -- Neeraj R.S. Kanwar has been named vice chairman and joint managing director of India's Apollo Tyres Ltd. by the company's board of directors. A spokeswoman for APollo said, "The Board of Directors primarily took into account the Apollo's progress under his leadership, the ability to move beyond India and the huge progress made in product, technology, quality and other areas like IT and HR. "
Kanwar was previously joint managing director and chief operating officer of the firm, in charge of its rapidly growing tire operations since 1997. He is the son of Onkar S. Kanwar, Apollo chairman and managing director.
From Rubber & Plastics News (A Crain publication)