InterGlobe Aviation announced that Venkataramani Sumantran hasAppointments been named chairperson of the IndiGo board. Sumantran is a corporate leader, technocrat, and academician with a 37-year career spanning the United States, Europe, and Asia. Sumantran is the managing director and chairperson of Celeris Technologies, a strategic advising firm. At IndiGo, he will succeed Meleveetil Damodaran.
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- Sumantran’s understanding of international markets will benefit the airline.
- Sumantran has served on the Prime Minister of India’s Science Advisory Council and the Indian Cabinet’s Scientific Advisory Committee.
- He was the Executive Vice-Chairman of Hinduja Automotive (UK) and Vice Chairman of Ashok Leyland Limited till 2014.
- According to the figures, IndiGo, India’s largest airline, carried 58.61 lakh passengers in March, accounting for 54.8 percent of the domestic market.