Indian becomes director of BAE systems

February 21st, 2008 - 9:52 pm ICT by admin  


Mumbai, Feb 21 (IANS) British aerospace and defence major BAE Systems has appointed ABB Ltd President Ravi Uppal as a non-executive director. Welcoming Uppal, who will join the board April 2, BAE Systems’ Dick Clever said: “Ravi has first-hand experience of managing engineering and technology businesses in Europe, the Middle East and Southeast Asia.”

Uppal currently is in charge of the ABB Ltd’s global markets operations for the power and automation technology. He is also a member of the group’s executive committee.

During his career with ABB, Uppal has worked in India, Sweden, Germany and the Middle East.

In the 1990s he was managing director of Volvo India.

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