New Delhi: Fiat India Automobiles on Friday said its President and CEO Rajeev Kapoor has retired from the post and has appointed Gurpratap Boparai as the new CEO of the company.

Kapoor joined Fiat India Automobiles Ltd in 2007 and has overseen the formative years of the operations to its present level and has retired on reaching 60 years of age, the company said in a statement.

Boparai, who will be the new CEO, was heading the power train division of the company, it added.

He had joined Fiat India in 2007 as Assistant Vice President, Manufacturing and Powertrain Division and took over as head of Powertrain Division in 2009, where he was responsible for business development and overlooking all the functions of power train plants like manufacturing, finance, HR and others.

Boparai has over 20 years of experience in the automobile sector and has worked with some of the most reputed companies, including erstwhile Tata Engineering and Locomotive Co (TELCO), Ocap Chassis Parts, Iveco and Tata Cummins.


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