Suvarna Raju is new chairman of Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd

Suvarna Raju, CMD, HAL

Suvarna Raju, CMD, HALSuvarna Raju took over as the 17th chairman of the Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL). He succeeds R K Tyagi, who retired on Saturday.

He was selected from among five contenders to succeed Tyagi by the Public Enterprises Selection Board on Sep 16 in New Delhi.

Currently, he is the Chairman of the Bangalore Chapter of AeSI and is the first Member Secretary of Design Development Management Board (DDMB) established by Ministry of Defence (MOD). He is also Member Secretary, National Aeronautics Co-ordination Group.

Raju, who has the distinction of being granted the first patent in the company in 2002, has applied for a whopping 1,000 patents during the last two years.


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