IMF appoints Dominique Desruelle to head international economic management training
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva today announced her intention to appoint Dominique Desruelle as Director of the Institute for Capacity Development (ICD), the arm of the Fund that provides training in economic management to officials of IMF member countries.
Desruelle is currently Chief of Staff in the Office of the Managing Director and will succeed Sharmini Coorey, whose retirement from the IMF was announced in September 2021. He is expected to take up his appointment on January 24, 2022.
Unilever CHRO Leena Nair named Chanel’s global CEO
Leena Nair, the chief human resources officer (CHRO) of Unilever, was on Tuesday named as global CEO of French fashion group Chanel. Nair, who has spent about three decades at the consumer goods company and is also a member of Unilever Leadership Executive, will take up the new assignment in January and be based in London.
Nair, 52, has the rare distinction of being the first female, first Asian, and the youngest-ever CHRO of London-based Unilever, which is a household name in beauty & personal care as well as foods & refreshment segments.
With C-Suite appointments, Cuemath strengthens its leadership team
Cuemath, the global math tutoring platform, announced new C-suite appointments with the intention to strengthen and reorganize its leadership team as it embarks upon its next phase of growth.
It has appointed Samir Kulshresth as CFO, Nisha Popli as CHRO, Janardan Singh as Chief of Sales, and Anushray Gupta as Chief Product and Technology Officer. Samir and Nisha have joined Cuemath already, with Janardan and Anushray’s appointments effective from January 2022. All the new hires will report to Vivek Sunder, who was newly appointed as CEO in October.
PayNearby appoints Vikas Jalan as CFO
PayNearby, a branchless banking and digital payments network, has announced Vikas Jalan as its new Chief Financial Officer. With over 20 years’ experience, Vikas joins PayNearby from Ominactive Health and Lupin amongst others. He has worked across a number of industries from healthcare to financial services and even automotives.
Ashu Suyash appointed as Independent Director of Kotak Mahindra Bank
Kotak Mahindra Bank has announced the appointment of Ashu Suyash as an Independent Director for five years. In a meeting, the other directors approved the appointment which will be effective from January 24, 2022, till January 23, 2027.
According to the statement given by the bank, Suyash holds the experience of leading several multinational companies as CEO and managing complex regulated businesses and driving transformation and change. Presently she is an Independent Director on the Board of Hindustan Unilever Limited.