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LG Electronics India shuffles positions in the management team

By afaqs! news bureau , afaqs!, Mumbai | In Marketing | December 29, 2009
The company has made these changes to accomplish its global promise

LG Electronics India has announced significant modifications in the existing top management profile. This step has been taken to accomplish its business goals and help the company grow in a global scenario.

Dr YV Verma, director, HR & MS, has been part of the company since its inception in the Indian market and has played a crucial role in building the brand image. He has been elevated to the position of chief operating officer, India. Verma will look after the operations in India, along with heading the sales and marketing functions of the company.

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Several other promotions have taken place in the company. V Ramachandran, director, marketing, will now be the head, strategy. He joined LG in 2007 and has more than 22 year's work experience. Amitabh Tiwari, business head of home entertainment and modern trade, who has a total work experience of 19 years, will be the head, sales.

Rohit Pandit, the product head of the washing machine division, who brings in an experience of more than 16 years in the consumer durable industry, will be the business head for LG Home Entertainment. Sudhin Mathur, who hails from Sony Eriscson as marketing head, and has a total work experience of 19 years, will now be the business head of mobile communication at LG India.

Upon the appointments in C-suite positions in the company, Moon B Shin, managing director, LG Electronics India, states in an official communiqué, "We have made some substantial alterations in the top management at LG India. Our major objective behind the move is to increase operating efficiency and demonstrate great autonomy at the operations level. Building an independent image of LG India as a subsidiary to LG Electronics is also a directive. All these transfers will be effective from January 1, 2010."