APPOINTMENTS & RESIGNS
Monthly Current Affairs March 2016 “AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS” key points to Remember.
Hashim Thaci elected as President of Kosovo by Kosovo Lawmakers
Vice Admiral Atul Kumar Jain took over as Chief of staff, Eastern Naval Command from Vice Admiral Bimal Verma.
Micromax CEO Vineet Taneja resigns from his post
A former UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Antonio Guterres nominated for UN Secretary General by Portugal
Sanjiv Kapoor appointed as Chief strategy and commercial officer succeeds Giam Ming Toh
Indo-American Independent Investor Sunil Sabharwal confirmed by the US Senate to take up charge as the International Monetary Fund’s Alternate Executive Director
The Multi Commodity Exchange MCX appointed Mrugank Paranjape as MD & CEO
Union of European Football Associations named Theodore Theodoridis as interim general secretary – succeedor of Gianni Infantino
Justice Ajit Singh sworn in as chief justice of the Guwahati High Court by Assam Governor Padmanaba Balakrishna Acharya
SanjivKohli concurrently appointed as the High Commissioner of India to the Independent State of Samoa.
Three non-official members include Sudhir Mankad, Bharat Narotam Doshi and Natarajan Chandrasekaranto the board of RBI
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Limited appointed Indian Cricketer and Captain MS Dhoni as the Brand ambassador
S Rao will take over as the new public interest director and chairman of BSES – Successor of Ramadorai
IAS officer Shakuntala Doley Gamlin appointed as Chief Secretary of Arunachal Pradesh – successor of Ramesh Negi
Tapan Kumar Chand elected as the President of the metal governing body
Balbir Singh Chauhan, the former Supreme court Judge appointed as the 21st Law commissioner of India.
Myanmar selects its first Civilian President, Htin Kyaw, in fifty years of military rule
Egypt officially nominates Ahmed Aboul-Gheit to head Arab League – replace Egyptian Nabil ElAra
Reebok India announced Bollywood actress Kangana Ranautas the brand ambassador under the brand title of Be More Human.
Ajit Singh& Satish Mittal sworn-in as Guwahati & Rajasthan HC Chief judge announced by the president
Chief of the Army’s Northern Command, Lt Gen N P S Hira appointed as Deputy Chief of Army Staff
Vishvas ViduSapkal appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Fiji.
Anil Wadhwa, Ambassador of India to Italy accredited as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of San Marino
R. Ravindra appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire – successor of Dinesh Bhatia
H Deep Saini appointed the next Vice Chancellor of the prestigious University of Canberra – Successor of Stephen Parker
Altico capital named veteran banker Naina Lal Kidwai as its new independent non-executive director on its board
Nepal appointed first woman Chief JusticeSushila Karkiby the Prime Minister, K P Oli – successor of Kalyan Shreshtha
The governor of Bangladesh’s central bank Atiur Rahman resigned after $81 million cyber theft from the country’s official account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Fazle Kabir appointed as Governor of Bangladesh’s Central Bank.
UN formally suspended relationship with Russian Tennis great Maria Sharapova as a goodwill ambassador
Michelle Yeohhas been appointed as United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Goodwill ambassador
President Barack Obama selected the nation’s 113th chief justice – Merrick Garland for the U.S. Supreme Court
American actress Ashley Judd has been appointed as their latest Goodwill Ambassador by United Nations.
AirAsia India announced that Amar Abrol will succeed Mittu Chandilya as the CEO of AirAsia India
Pharmaceutical major Pfizer appointed S Sridhar as its new Managing Director (MD)
Honeywell Automation India Ltd (HAIL) appointedformer Wipro CFO Suresh Senapaty as its Chairman – successor of Surendra L. Rao
Lori Robinson named as first female army combatant by the US President Barack Obama.
Vijay Mallya resigned as Director of Royal Challengers Sports Private Limited (RCSPL)
Indian Professor Thazha Varkey Paul appointed as the 56th President of International Studies Association (ISA).
UN appointed Angry bird-‘Red’ as the honorary ambassador of Climate change
Huawei appointed Lionel Messi as its Global ambassador for its mobile products.
Ritu Beri appointed as theadvisor to the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC)
Ali Mohamed Shein of Tanzania ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) become the winner of the presidential elections
Paytm appointed Bhusan Patil as its new President.
Justice Permod Kohli appointed as Chairman of Central Administrative Tribunal
Former Malaysian PM Abdullah Ahmad Badawi named as an adviser for state oil firm Petroleum Nasional Bhd (Petronas)
Tata Steel Europe CEO Karl Koehler stepped down and Hans Fischer appointed as the new CEO.
Indian Professor Surya Deva has been appointed by the Geneva-based UN Human Rights Council as an adviser
Nationalist party of Taiwan has chosen Hung-Hsiu-chu as its first female leader
Indian-American Nandita Bakshi has been appointed the President and Chief Executive Officer of Bank of the West – successor of Michael Shepherd
Former RBI Deputy Governor Rakesh Mohan join Nestle India Board as an independent director
Zaheer Khan was appointed captain of Delhi Daredevils for 2016 IPL season
Htin Kyaw from the National League for Democracy (NLD) sworn in as Myanmar’s new president
Faustin-Archange Touadera sworn in as the president of the Central African Republic
Jitendra Jagota Has Appointed As the Chairman of IDSA – succeedor of RajatBanerj
Wipro appointed Patrick Dupuis as new independent board member of WIPRO
Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan appointed as its first female speaker of Vietnam