Kris Gopalakrishnan appointed new President of CII

Infosys Co-Founder and Executive Co-Chairman S. Gopalakrishnan (Kris) has been appointed the President of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for 2013 – 14. He succeeds industrialist and philanthropist Adi Godrej. The announcement was made at the CII Annual General Meeting and National Conference in New Delhi.

The new leadership team at CII will also include Ajay S. Shriram, Chairman and Senior Managing Director of DCM Shriram Consolidated Limited (DSCL) as the President Designate and Sumit Mazumder, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of TIL Ltd., as the Vice President.

CII, a non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led, and industry-managed organization, works to create and sustain an environment conducive to the growth of industry in India, partnering industry and government alike through advisory and consultative processes.

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