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Written by fe Bureau | Updated: May 1 2010, 04:26am hrs
Raja is Ford India new V-P (sales)

Ford India has appointed N Raja as vice-president, sales, with effect from April 1. He will report directly to Nigel Wark, executive director, marketing, sales & service, Ford India, and replaces Timothy Tucker, who was appointed president & CEO, Ford Japan. In his new role, Raja will be responsible for delivering the sales and revenue targets for Ford products in the Indian automotive market.

Venkatachalam is V-P at ADB

Asian Development Bank (ADB) has appointed Lakshmi Venkatachalam as vice-president. Venkatachalam is the fifth V-P of the bank and has been appointed for three years, the bank said in a statement. Venkatachalam will be responsible for ADBs private sector and cofinancing operations. She is currently working as director general of shipping and ex-officio additional secretary to the government of India.

Sinha is exec VP at Hinduja Global

Sanjay Sinha has been appointed by Hinduja Global Solutions (HGS) as executive vice-president human resources. His key responsibility will be to integrate the various HR capabilities of the M&A opportunities that HGS is exploring globally.

Religare Sec makes Gagan Randev CEO

Gagan Randev has been appointed new CEO of Religare Securities, the retail equity brokerage arm of Religare Enterprises. A former head of wealth management at ABN Amro, Randevs management team would comprise Ashu Madan (COO Religare Securities), Jayant Manglik (president commodities, Religare Commodities Ltd) and Sandeep Adhukia (president capital market finance, Religare Finance).

Dubash is additional director at Trent

Trent, a retail chain owned by the Tata group, has appointed Zubin S Dubash as additional director of the company with effect from April 26, 2010, it said a statement filed at the National Stock Exchange.

Munish Randev is Avendus Capital ED

Avendus Capital Pvt Ltd, a financial services firm serving institutional clients, has appointed Munish Randev as executive director and head of product and advisory services. Randev will lead the companys wealth management team with special focus on fixed income and structured solutions, said a company statement.