Sumit Mazumder has been making it to the breaking news section of various national and international publications, thanks to his newest assignment with CII.
The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) recently announced results of elections held for the posts of Executive Vice- Chairperson, President- designate and President. Mazumder, better known as the MD & Chairman of TIL Limited, has been selected as the new President by CII for 2015-16 after Ajay Shriram’s tenure came to an end.
Other important appointments includes Forbes Marshall’s director, Dr. Naushad Forbes and Ms. Shobana Kamineni. Dr. Naushad Forbes has been appointed the President- designate of CII while Ms. Shobana will be the next Vice President of CII for 2015-2016. Mr. Forbes Marshall is one of the well-known Steam Engineering and Control Instrumentation firms in India and at international level and Ms. Shobana Kamineni is the Executive Vice-Chairperson at Apollo Hospitals Enterprises Limited.
Mr. Mazumder is considered as one of the highest-ranked leaders in the nation. He graduated from St Xavier’s College, Calcutta. He has pursued his masters degree in business administration from Sam Houston State University, Texas, USA. Post MBA, he enrolled for Advanced Management Program at Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA.
Other Significant Positions Held by Mr. Sumit Mazumder
Along with his association with CII, Mr. Sumit Mazumder is also the Executive Chairman of Tractors India Private Limited. TIPL is the leading distributor for Caterpillar, USA in Nepal, India and Bhutan. It sells power systems, construction, earthmoving and mining equipment. Mazumder is also the MD & Chairman of TIL, the manufacturer of nation’s largest material handling equipment range.
Past Associations with CII
It’s not the first time when Mazumder has been appointed as a core member of CII. Previously, he headed councils and committees of CII, including National Committee on Integrity & Transparency in Governance, CII Special Task Force on Railways and CII Associations Council. He was also the Chairman of CII Eastern Region, National Committee on Capital Goods & Engineering and Mining and Construction Equipment Division.
Apart from being an active member of CII committees, he also played a key role in the growth of Bengal Chamber of Commerce & Industry as its Chairman. His association with the Board of West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation as its Director earned him a lot of respect and appreciation in the market.
Along with these responsibilities, Mazumder also contributed to the growth of International Chamber of Commerce, Advisory Board of Calcutta Business School, Agri-Horticultural Society of India, Board of Governors, XLRI and Board of Paharpur Cooling Towers Limited.
CII look forward to having him on board and climbing new success ladders in the course of time.
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