Naina Lal Kidwai is new Ficci president

Written by Press Trust of India | New Delhi | Updated: Dec 17 2012, 02:14am hrs
The country head of HSBC India, Naina Lal Kidwai, on Saturday took over as the president of Ficci, becoming the first woman to head the leading industry body. Kidwai, 55, is the first woman and professional manager to be elected as the president of the chamber, Ficci said in a statement at the conclusion of its Annual General Meeting here. Kidwai succeeds RV Kanoria of Kanoria Chemicals & Industries.