Sumit Mazumder, Chairman and Managing Director, TIL Limited has succeeded Ajay Shriram and been elected as the new President of CII for the year 2015-16. TIL is the manufacturer of India's largest range of material handling equipment in technical collaboration with world leaders – Manitowoc Crane Group, USA; Hyster (a part of NACCO Materials Handling Group, USA); Astec Industries, USA; Paceco Corp, USA (a part of Mitsui Engineering and Shipbuilding, Japan) and Mitsui Miike Machinery Co, Japan (a part of Mitsui Group).
A graduate of St Xavier's College, Calcutta, Mazumder obtained a Master's in Business Administration from Sam Houston State University, Texas, USA. He also undertook the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University, Massachusetts, USA. Mazumder is also the Executive Chairman of TIPL (Tractors India Pvt. Ltd.). The Organization is a distributor for Caterpillar, USA, in India, Nepal and Bhutan for earthmoving, construction, mining equipment and power systems.
Dr Naushad Forbes, Director, Forbes Marshall, has become the President-designate of CII; and Shobana Kamineni, Executive Vice-Chairperson, Apollo Hospitals Enterprises Limited (AHEL) has been elected as Vice-President of CII for the year 2015-16.