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Industry body Ficci elects new president for 2017

PTI
Published : Nov 21, 2016, 4:04 pm IST
Updated : Nov 21, 2016, 4:06 pm IST

Zydus Cadila CMD Pankaj Patel will replace Ambuja Neotia Group Chairman Harshavardhan Neotia.

New Ficci president Pankaj Patel
 New Ficci president Pankaj Patel

New Delhi: Zydus Cadila CMD Pankaj Patel has been elected president of industry body Ficci for 2017 and will take over once the incumbent Ambuja Neotia Group Chairman Harshavardhan Neotia completes his term next month.

"Patel will take over from Harshavardhan Neotia, Chairman of Ambuja Neotia Group, during the Ficci Annual General Meeting to be held on 16 and 17 December," Ficci said.

Pankaj Patel is actively involved in various educational institutions and is on the advisory committees and academic councils of several educational institutions such as Indian Institute of Science Education and Research, IISER, Kolkata, Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, The Ahmedabad University and Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies.

Patel is the Executive Chairman, Vice President and Trustee of the Gujarat Cancer Society and Chairman of the Gujarat Cancer and Research Institute, a regional Cancer Centre and one of the largest of its kind in India.

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