Appointments in 2011

•  Sudhir Chandra
   New Chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes
   appointed  on January 1, 2011

•  N. Anil Kumar Browne
   New Vice Chief of Indian Air Force(IAF)
   appointed on January 1, 2011

•  Dilma Rousseff 
   First woman President of Brazil
   elected on January 1, 2011

•  Rajiv Takru 
   Officiating CEO of Prasar Bharati
   appointed  on January 3, 2011

•  Nicky Helle 
   Govenrner of South Carolina ( USA)
   1st women Governer of Indian Origin 
    in USA elected on January 12, 2011

•  Anand Sinha
   New deputy governor of RBI
   appointed on January 18, 2011

•  Alexander Lukashenko 
   4th times as President of Belarus
   elected on January 21, 2011

•  Sushma Nath
   First Indian Woman appointed as 
   Finance Secretary on February 3,
   2011
 

•  S Ramadorai 
   Advisor to the Prime Minister in the Prime 
   Minister’s National Skill Development 
   Council appointed  on February 1, 2011

• 
Jhalanath Khanal
   34th Prime Minister of Nepal
   elected on February 6, 2011
 

•  Amarjit Chopra 
   New president of Institute of Chartered 
   Accountants of India (ICAI).
   appointed on February 13, 2011
 

•  Upendra Kumar Sinha 
   8th Chairman of market watchdog, 
   Securities and Exchange Board of 
   India (SEBI), appointed on February
   17, 2011
 

•  B L Bagra
   New CMD of National Aluminium Company
   Ltd (NALCO), appointed on February 28, 2011

•  Fathimath Dhiyana Saeed
   First woman and 10th Secretary
   General of SAARC,
   appointed  on March 1, 2011

•  Hema Malini
   Elected to Rajya Sabha from Karnatka
   on March 3, 2011

•  Milind Barve 
   New chairman of The Association 
   of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) 
   appointed  on March 7, 2011 
  This position fell vacant after
   incumbent  U K Sinha

•  Shantanu Narayen
   Appointed as a member of US President
   Barack Obama’s  Management Advisory Board
   on March 11, 2011

•  Mukesh Ambani
   First non -American board member
   in Bank of America
   appointed on March 16, 2011

•  Thein Sein 
   New President of Myanmar 
   elected on March 30, 2011

•  Leela Samson 
   New Chairperson of the Central
   Board for Film Certification (CBFC)
   appointed on April 1, 2011

•  Vishnu Agrawal 
   New Director (Finance) of Mangalore 
   Refinery Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL)
   appointed on April 4, 2011

•  Pratip Chaudhuri
   New chairman of State Bank of India
   appointed  on April 7, 2011

•  S.C.Chetal 
   New Director of the Indira Gandhi
   Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR)
   appointed on April 9, 2011

•  B. Muthuraman
   New President of the Confederation
   of Indian Industry (CII) for the year 
   2011-12  elected on April 11, 2011

•  Rajendra S. Pawar 
   New chairman of NASSCOM
   appointed  on April 27, 2011

•  Jarbom Gamlin
   Sworn in as the new chief minister
   of Arunachal Pradesh on May 5, 2011

•  Ismail Omar Guelleh
   New President of African country Djibouti
   elected on May 8, 2011

•  Michel Martelly
   Sworn in as the 56th President
   of Haiti on May 14, 2011

•  J Jayalalithaa
   Sworn-in as the 27th Chief Minister
   of Tamil Nadu on May 16, 2011

•  N Rangaswamy 
   New Chief Minister of Puducherry
   appointed on May 16, 2011

•  Tarun Gogoi
   Consecutively third times sworn in
   as the Chief Minister of Assam  on
   May 18, 2011

•  Oommen Chandy
   Sworn in as the 21st Chief Minister
   of Kerala  on May 18, 2011

•  Mamata Banerjee
   Sworn in as the 11th Chief Minister
   of West Bengal on May 20, 2011

•  Goodluck Jonathan
   Re-elected as President of Nigeria 
   on May 29, 2011

•  Sunil Mitra
   New Finance Secretary
   appointed  on June 1, 2011

•  Jose Graziano da Silva
   8th Director General of the UN’s Food
   and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
   elected on June 26, 2011

•  Abu Muhammad Ayman al-Zawahiri
   New amir (supreme leader) of the al-Qaeda 
   appointed on 16 June 2011

•  Ban Ki-moon 
   Re-elected as Secretary-General of
   the 193-member Organization UNO 
   on June 21, 2011

•  Nguyen Tan Dung 
   New Prime Minister of Vietnam 
   elected on June 27, 2011

•  Ranjan Mathai 
   New Foreign Secretary of India
   appointed on June 27, 2011

•  Christine Lagarde 
   First women chief of International 
   Monetary Fund (IMF) elected on 
   June 28, 2011

• M V Tanksale 
   New Chairman and Managing Director
   of Central Bank of India appointed on
   June 28, 2011

•  Nishi Vasudeva
   First Woman Director of HPCL, an Oil PSU
   appointed on July 4, 2011

•  Harun Rashid Khan
   Deputy Governor of RBI succeeding 
   Shyamala Gopinath appointed on 
   July 4, 2011

•  Pradeep Kumar
   Sworn in as new Chief Vigilance 
   Commissioner (CVC) on July 14, 2011

•  Hina Rabbani Khar
   Pakistan’s first female Minister of
   Foreign Affairs appointed on July
   18, 2011

•  Rohinton Nariman 
   New Solicitor-General of India 
   appointed on July 23, 2011

•  Truong Tan Sang
   New President of Vietnam
   elected on July 25, 2011

•  Anil Kumar Browne 
   India’s 23rd Chief of the Air Staff
   appointed on July 31, 2011

•  D V Sadananda Gowda   
   Sworn in as the 26th Chief Minister of
   Karnataka on August 2, 2011

• Shivraj V Patil
   Sworn in as the new Lokayukta of
   Karnataka on  August 3,  2011

•  KV Kamath 
   New Chairman of Infosys
   appointed on August 21, 2011 

•  Chandra Mohan Prasad 
   Administered oath as Lokayukta of
   Bihar  on August 25, 2011

•  R A Mehta
   Sworn in as the new Lokayukta of
   Gujarat on  August 26, 2011

•  Dr. Tony Tan 
   Seventh President of Singapore
   elected on August 27, 2011

•  Baburam Bhattarai 
   Sworn in as 35th Prime Minister
   of Nepal on August 29, 2011

•  Yoshihiko Noda 
   Sixth Prime Minister of Japan 
   elected on August 29, 2011

•  R. N. Nayak
   Chairman & Managing Director
   (CMD) of Power Grid Corporation
   of India appointed  on Sept. 1, 2011
 

•  Bhuvan Chander Khanduri
   Sworn in as Chief Minister of 
   Uttarakhand on September 11, 2011
 

•  Helle Thorning-Schmidt 
   First female Prime Minister of 
   Denmark elected on Sept 15, 2011
 

•  N Srinivasan  
   Official President of the Board of 
   Control for Cricket in India (BCCI)
   elected on September 19, 2011
 

•  Serena Williams 
   UNICEF’s international Goodwill
   Ambassador appointed on 
   September 20, 2011

•  Pulok Chatterji
   Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister
   appointed  on October 1, 2011
 

•  Sudhir Vasudeva
   New Chairman of ONGC and its
   group of companies appointed on 
   October 3, 2011
 

•  Makarand Nene 
   New Director (Marketing) of Indian
   Oil Corporation Ltd. appointed  on
   October 5, 2011
 

•  Markandey Katju 
   New Chairman of media regulator 
   Press  Council of India appointed 
   on October 5, 2011
 

•  Garry Conille 
   Sworn in as new Prime Minister of 
   Haiti on October 18, 2011

• 
Michael D. Higgins
   Nineth President of European country
   Ireland elected on October 29, 2011

•  Abdul Raheem al-Keeb
   Libya’s interim Prime Minister
   elected  on November 1, 2011

•  Nabam Tuki
   Sworn as 7th Chief Minister of 
   Arunachal Pradesh on Nov 1, 2011

•  Ismail Omar Guelleh
   New President of African country Djibouti
   elected on April 2, 2011

•  Lucas Papademos 
   Sworn in as new Prime Minister 
   of Greek on November 10, 2011

•  Sushil Kumar 
   KBC winner Sushil Kumar appointed 
   as ambassador of rural employment
   scheme MGNREGA on Nov 14, 2011

•  Cyrus P. Mistry
   Tata Sons named Shapoorji Pallonji 
   Group MD Cyrus P Mistry as the head
   of TATA group on November 23, 2011.
   He will be the king of TATA empire ,
   when Ratan N Tata formally retires.   

•  Kamlesh Sharma 
   Indian diplomat Kamlesh Sharma 
   re-appointed Secretary General of
   the 54-nation Commonwealth group
   on November 27, 2011

•  AK Garg
   New Chairman and MD of telecom 
   PSU MTNL  appointed  on Dec 1, 2011

•  Vinod Rai (CAG)
   New Chairman of the United Nations
   panel of external auditors elected on
   December 8, 2011

•  Ajit Singh
   New civil aviation minister in Union 
   Cabinet  appointed on Dec. l 8, 2011

•  Mariano Rajoy
   Sworn in as new Prime Minister 
   of Spain on December 21, 2011

•  B. A. Prabhakar 
   Chairman and Managing Director of 
   public sector lender, Andhra Bank. 
   appointed  on December 21, 2011

•  M. S. Raghavan
   Chairman and Managing Director of 
   public sector lender, Bank of India 
   appointed  on December 28, 2011

•  Portia Simpson-Miller 
   First female Prime Minister of Jamaica    
   elected on December 30, 2011

Finally …I wishes you and your family a very Happy New Year. May
this new year bring prosperity, love, happiness and delight in your life.

About Naren
Full name - Narender Jangra      Location - India    Qualification - MCA

One Response to Appointments in 2011

  1. Ajoy Biswas says:

    Good collection thank you for the vital information

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