Suzlon Energy Appoints Mahindra's Gurpratap Boparai As New CEO Of Manufacturing

Suzlon Energy has revealed that Gurpratap S Boparai will take over as the new CEO of manufacturing, effective from July 1, 2024.

What Happened: The appointment of Gurpratap S.Boparai was announced by Suzlon Energy on Monday. Boparai, who brings with him a rich experience of 32 years in manufacturing operations, will report to the Group CEO of the company. “Gurpratap has a Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Mechanical) with Honors from Punjab Engineering College and is an MBA from XLRI Jamshedpur majoring in Finance & Marketing,” the company mentioned in the announcement.

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Before joining Suzlon, Boparai held a significant position at Mahindra and Mahindra Limited, where he led the automotive businesses in Europe as CEO. His past associations include Skoda Volkswagen India, Fiat India, Iveco India, Tata Cummins, and Tata Engineering and Locomotive. “During his career, Gurpratap has executed market launches, company restructuring, handled major investments, improved productivity and quality indicators,” the company further stated.

Suzlon’s share price has had a quiet few days at the bourses. In the last five sessions, the stock has gone down over 3%.

Price Action: Suzlon’s share price was down 0.095% to trade at ₹52.81 on Monday afternoon.

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