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Apollo Tyres partners with truck manufacturer for India healthcare initiative

Apollo Tyres partners with truck manufacturer for India healthcare initiative

17th December 2019 | 0 Comments

Under a new partnership with commercial vehicle manufacturer Ashok Leyland, Apollo Tyres will provide healthcare facilities to truckers at a major transport hub in southern India. The tyre maker describes this collaboration as “a unique, first of its kind partnership.”

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Apollo Tyres awarded at the Asian CSR Awards 2015

Apollo Tyres awarded at the Asian CSR Awards 2015

11th September 2015 | 0 Comments

At an award ceremony held recently in Bangkok, Thailand, the Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) announced Apollo Tyres as the winner of the ASIAN CSR Awards 2015 under the Health Enhancement category. Apollo Tyres was chosen as the category winner from 134 entries from 12 Asian countries. Thailand’s former deputy prime minister, M R Pridiyathorn Devakula, presented the award to Sunam Sarkar, president and chief business officer at Apollo Tyres Ltd.

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Apollo Tyres’ recently-appointed CFO resigns

Apollo Tyres’ recently-appointed CFO resigns

4th May 2015 | 0 Comments

Apollo Tyres informed the BSE on 2 May that it has “reluctantly accepted” the resignation of Raj Banerji, the company’s chief financial officer. Banerji informed the tyre maker of his decision on April 30, less than three months after Apollo Tyres first announced his appointment to the role.

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Banerji to help Apollo Tyres over the ‘cusp of next global growth phase’

Banerji to help Apollo Tyres over the ‘cusp of next global growth phase’

11th February 2015 | 0 Comments

As reported on 6 February, Raj Banerji has succeeded Sunam Sarkar as chief financial officer at Apollo Tyres Ltd. Commenting on Banerji’s appointment, company vice-chairman and managing director Neeraj Kanwar said: “We are on the cusp of our next phase of growth globally. Having a person like Raj join our global team at this crucial time, with a strong international experience, will provide further impetus to this growth, and at the same time, contribute to the organisation’s overall financial health and stability.”

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Apollo to establish Singapore base, redesignates Sarkar as chief business officer

Apollo to establish Singapore base, redesignates Sarkar as chief business officer

20th November 2014 | 0 Comments

Asia is an enticing part of the world for many tyre makers, including Apollo Tyres, which has stated its desire to make inroads there. A small but significant step it has taken into the region is the relocation of incumbent president and chief financial officer Sunam Sarkar to Singapore. Sarkar’s arrival will likely be followed by the establishment of an office in the city state, and – although Apollo hasn’t yet made any official announcement to this effect – he seems the logical choice to oversee the operation set up there. A secondary function of Apollo’s new presence in Singapore will be to aid its sourcing of raw materials in Asia; the subject of rubber is a high profile one for tyre makers in India, and despite the higher duty affixed to natural rubber compared to finished tyres, manufacturers rely heavily on imports of this raw material.

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