Subhrakant Panda appointed as new President of FICCI

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  • The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) today announced Mr Subhrakant Panda as its President-Elect. Mr Panda is currently the Senior Vice President of FICCI.
  • He shall succeed Mr Sanjiv Mehta as President of the apex chamber at the conclusion of the 95th Annual General Meeting to be held on December 16th-17th, 2022.
  • Mr Panda is Managing Director of Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Ltd (IMFA) which is the country’s leading, fully integrated producer of ferro alloys with captive mining and power generation employing 6500 people.
  • He has handled various responsibilities in IMFA, and implemented expansion plans after he was appointed Managing Director which led to significant growth in revenue & profitability.
  • Commenting on the announcement, FICCI President-elect Mr Panda said, “I consider it a privilege to helm this great institution at a crucial time.
  • Even as the India growth story gathers momentum, there is work to be done pushing the reforms agenda further besides engaging with stakeholders on important issues such as decarbonisation and sustainability. I will work to strengthen FICCI and take these forward.”
  • Mr Panda is also Past President of the International Chamber of Commerce (India Chapter) and the Paris-based International Chromium Development Association (ICDA).

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