Thu, Jun 22, 2017 | updated 10:34 PM IST

Freudenberg Group appoints new regional representative in India

Updated: Jul 31, 2016 10:58 IST      
Freudenberg Group appoints new regional representative in India

New Delhi, July 31 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): The global technology group, Freudenberg has appointed Georg Graf as their new Regional Representative in India. Graf has been with the Freudenberg Group for 24 years and has held many prominent roles in the company including Chief Financial Officer of the Freudenberg Chemical Specialties companies in India and Head of the Freudenberg Regional Corporate Center (FRCC), Bangalore - a position he will retain.

Graf's focus in his new role will be to realize the company's vision of best serving its customers and society in developing leading-edge technologies, products, solutions and services that support global sustainability.

Graf knows India very well. He has been living in Bangalore for eight years and heads the FRCC since 2013. "For the future - I'm excited about the many possibilities India will be providing for developing the business even further," says Mr. Graf.

He follows on Dr. Jorg Matthias Grobmann, who has been the Regional Representative for Freudenberg India since 2006 and who will continue to perform his duties as CFO of Freudenberg Chemical Specialities SE and Co. KG.

During his time as Regional Representative, Dr. Grobmann successfully developed the Group's business in India, initiating numerous group wide projects and activities, and strengthening the Freudenberg Group's position in the market.

Dr. Grobmann also championed 'social responsibility' in the region - focusing especially on environmental protection and the education of young people.

Particularly noteworthy is the development of the Freudenberg training centre in Nagapattinam in southern India.

"Dr. Grobmann has set the basis for Freudenberg's long term success in India, with his unconditional commitment to quality and excellence, he always believed in and ensured that India is a priority for Freudenberg," said Dr. Mohsen Sohi, CEO of the Freudenberg Group.

Graf will move forward with innovation and long-term investment in India. "I firmly believe that Freudenberg in India will continue to grow under Graf's leadership," said Dr. Mohsen Sohi. (ANI-BusinessWire India)

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): Pawan Kumar Agarwal, Chief Executive Officer of the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) said Thursday that the FSSAI is committed to ensuring robust and unambiguous standards for food supplements with the help of industry.

Full Story >>

MSMEs all set to embrace GST challenges

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 18:00 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): The CII MSME Summit titled, 'Breaking Barriers to Excellence: Unlocking Hidden Potential,' echoed the preparedness of MSMEs to adopt the GST regime.

Full Story >>

Paris [France]/Mumbai [India], June 22 (ANI): Reliance Defence Limited, a fully owned subsidiary of Reliance Infrastructure Limited signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) at the Paris Air Show with Daher Aerospace, France, a leading supplier of integrated systems for Aerospace and Advanced Technologies.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI-NewsVoir): Parry Nutraceuticals, a division of EID Parry and part of the Murugappa Group has forged a partnership with Synthite Industries to apply proprietary patented technologies for extraction of Phycocyanin, a natural blue pigment found in Spirulina.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI-NewsVoir): Consumption of cricket-related content exceeded 0.75 billion on UCWeb Platforms - UC News and UC Browser, for the latest edition of IPL 2017 and the recently-concluded ICC Champions Trophy 2017, according to a data report, titled Insights into India's Cricket Frenzy, released by UCWeb.

Full Story >>

Jaago Re 2.0 drives pre-activism in India

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 17:52 IST     

New Delhi, June 22 (ANI): Tata Tea launched its iconic campaign Jaago Re 2.0 - 'Alarm Bajne se Pehle Jaago Re' - earlier this year urging people to pre-act before tragedies hit.

Full Story >>

Tochigi/Tokyo [Japan], June 22 (ANI): Come spring and the worlds' most beautiful wisteria can be found blooming in Japan's Tochigi Prefecture.

Full Story >>

Yeh Hai India slated to release on August 4, new poster out

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 17:14 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI-NewsVoir): The patriotic film, Yeh Hai India on Thursday launched a brand new poster and also announced that the movie will be releasing on August 4, 2017. The release date for the movie was announced by General V. K. Singh at a private function in New Delhi where he also saw the movie.

Full Story >>

GoDaddy launches business email solutions for small firms

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 16:54 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): GoDaddy, a cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures on Thursday announced the launch of its new 'Business Email' service for small businesses in India.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI-BusinessWire India): Thepackersmovers.com is the much accredited online directory of India that aims to simplify relocation experience of people moving across the experienced team of professionals country and abroad. With hundreds of enlisted Packers and Movers with, the directory eases the search for reliable options.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI-BusinessWire India): Chitkara University on Thursday announced that they are initiating two-year MBA Healthcare Management with specialisation in Health Information Technology (HIT) in strategic partnership with Frost & Sullivan, the Growth Partnership and consulting company with deep industry understanding in Healthcare Informatics across India and Asia.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI-BusinessWire India): Mettl, India's leading online assessment company has pioneered a partnership with Mankind and HummingBird International to power their psychometric test assessment engine, in turn, expanding its roots into the assessment of leadership competencies for the former's recruitment consultancy.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI-BusinessWire India): FreeCharge, India's leading digital payments platform on Thursday announced its partnership with ALTBalaji, largest digital platform for original shows from India, to provide easy, secure and fast digital payment solutions for users.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI-BusinessWire India): Corporate gifting has emerged out to a pioneering gifting sector in the recent years. As per the statistics, in 2015, India alone had a gifting market of USD 30 billion, out of which, USD 2.5 billion belonged to corporate gifting. Companies today are showing more interest in their relations with customers and employees; as a result, a trend of corporate gifting has started gaining pace.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI-NewsVoir): Goeman Bind HTO, an international not-for-profit think tank and research advisory on Thursday announced the joining of globally acclaimed policy specialist and corporate lawyer, Hemant Batra.

Full Story >>

Airbnb, World Bank sign MoU to enhance rural tourism

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 14:08 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): The World Bank group and Airbnb on Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), validating their combined efforts to boost the tourism industries of developing economies, at the Tourism Knowledge Exchange 2017, an event highlighting the latest innovations in sustainable tourism.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI-BusinessWire India): Over the course of one famous year, Omega released three professional timepieces that would all go on to become absolute classics: The Seamaster 300, the Railmaster and the Speedmaster. That year was 1957.

Full Story >>

Sensex crosses 31,500 mark, hits all-time high of 31,522

Updated: Jun 22, 2017 12:33 IST     

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI): The Bombay Stock Exchange's (BSE) sensex on Thursday witnessed an all-time high of 31,522 points, recording a suge of over 200 points since the opening figure.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI-NewsVoir): Colgate-Palmolive India Ltd., the market leader in oral care in India launched its annual Colgate Scholarship Offer. As a part of this limited-edition offer, valid till July 31, 2017, Colgate is offering more than 300 scholarships worth more than Rs. 52 lakh, to help children take small, yet meaningful steps in fulfilling their dreams.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], June 22 (ANI-NewsVoir): Union Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Rajiv Pratap Rudy said his ministry is working towards getting AICTE recognition for Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs) trained technicians. The Minister was speaking at the BW Businessworld's HR Conclave, organised the media house to launch their latest magazine.

Full Story >>