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21th Oct. 2014
CG announces the appointment of Sanjay Singh as Global Head of HR

Mumbai, October 21, 2014:  Avantha Group Company CG today announced the appointment of Sanjay Singh as Executive Vice President and Global Head - Human Resources. Singh will be a member of the Executive Committee and will report to CEO & Managing Director, Laurent Demortier.  He will be based in CG Headquarters in Mumbai.


This appointment is in line with CG’s global expansion strategy, in which Singh will play a pivotal role given his extensive experience in international operations and HR best practices globally. Prior to joining CG, Singh was with Tata Motors as Head of HR for the Commercial Vehicles Business, including International Operations and subsidiaries in more than 30 countries. He was also responsible for providing HR support to the entire Purchase, Supply Chain and Quality organization of Tata Motors. Sanjay has spearheaded several international assignments in HR managerial functions in Europe and Asia for Dr. Reddy’s. He began his career in the Civil Services of India, working with the Indian Railways for 10 years.


Singh holds an MBA degree from Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University and a Masters Degree in International Relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).


Mr. Sanjay Singh, Executive Vice President & Global Head - Human Resources, CG



About CG


Avantha Group Company CG is a global pioneering leader in the management and application of electrical energy. With more than 15,000 employees across its operations in around 85 countries, CG provides electrical products, systems and services for utilities, power generation, industries, and consumers. The company is organized into four business groups: Power, Industrial, Automation, and Consumer. CG clocks US$ 2.3 billion in revenues from product lines that cover the entire value chain of engineering offerings.


For more information on CG, please visit: www.cgglobal.com.



About Avantha


The Rs. 25,000 crores (US$4bn) Avantha Group is one of India`s leading business conglomerates. Its successful entities in diversified sectors include Crompton Greaves (power transmission and distribution equipment and services), BILT (paper and pulp), The Global Green Company Limited (food processing), Biltech Building Elements Limited (infrastructure), Avantha Power (energy), Salient Business Solutions Limited (IT and ITES), Jg Glass (glass container).


With a global footprint, the Group operates in 90 countries with more than 25,000 employees worldwide. Led by GautamThapar, Avantha demonstrates strong leadership globally and emerges as a focused corporate, leveraging its knowledge, leadership and operations, adding lasting value for its stakeholders and investors.


For more information on Avantha, please visit: www.avanthagroup.com.



For further information, please contact:


Ms. Paula Sengupta
Global Head - Communications

CG (Crompton Greaves Limited)
CG House, 10th floor
Worli, Mumbai 400 030, India

Mrs. Shravani Dang
Vice President

Group Head - Corporate Communications
Avantha Group 1st Floor, Thapar House,
24, Janpath Lane, New Delhi 110 001

T : +91 22 24237516 / 67558771


Tel (D): +91 11 41699282
Tel (B): +91 11 23368332

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