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Ravi Kirpalani to join thyssenkrupp India

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On 14 March 2016, Ravi Kirpalani will join thyssenkrupp India, taking charge as CEO of the Regional Headquarters of thyssenkrupp India effective 1 July 2016. He will provide ongoing support for the strategic development of all thyssenkrupp’s business in India.

He succeeds Dr. Michael Thiemann, who has been responsible for the region since May 1, 2013 and previously held various management functions at thyssenkrupp Uhde GmbH over a period of more than 35 years, including member of the Management Board and CEO.

Kirpalani's last role was the Managing Director of Castrol India Ltd. Prior to joining thyssenkrupp he spent over 16 years at BP where he held a number of roles in India and in the UK.

Currently India is the third most important market in Asia for thyssenkrupp. thyssenkrupp India’s activities are coordinated at the Regional Headquarters in Mumbai.

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