Samir Gupta is MD Continental Tires
Continental Tires (Continental) has appointed Samir Gupta as the new Managing Director, India. In his new role, he will be responsible for enhancing the company’s profitability, business transformation, and for building resilient teams. He will also continue to head the central Asia region (India, Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia) for the Passenger and Light Truck Tyres Replacement
Business (PLT RE). Doing so for the past three years, he has been associated with Continental for almost a decade leading the organisational transformation project to build a highlyeffective technical sales force. Commenting on the appointment of Samir Gupta, Dalibor Kalina, Head of Business Area Replacement Tires APAC said, “His extensive leadership experience spanning across various markets will help build and maintain agility to improve the operational efficiency crucial to Continental’s success in India.
Sany India recently teamed up with the Crane Owners Association of India (COAOI) to host an Infrastructure Equipment Skill Councils (IESC) Accredited Truck Crane Operators’ Training and Certification programme. Held in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, the programme saw 20 truck crane operators from various customers attend to learn about crane operation safety and industry standards. The programme took place as per the guidelines laid out by the National Skill & Development Corporation (NSDC).
ADVIK Hi-Tech Pvt. Ltd. has partnered with H2X Global Ltd. to develop products and components for hydrogen vehicles and powered products for India and for the global markets. These vehicles and components have been designed and developed by the H2X global design team and the company has commenced the production of these to meet the rising demand for hydrogen-powered equipment and vehicles in India. The JV will also manufacture fuel cells, generators and vehicles thus embarking on its entry into the segment with a huge potential. Commenting on this association, Aditya Bhartia, Managing Director for ADVIK Hi-Tech said, “We have great confidence in the product range from H2X as being one with several key opportunities to support to the deployment of hydrogen in the Indian market. Together with our local knowledge and expertise we see great opportunity to develop this for the acceleration of the Indian clean energy mission movement.”