Inderjit Sial appointed Textron India head

Last Updated: Tue, Nov 20, 2012 10:00 hrs

New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Multi−industry US firm Textron Tuesday said it has appointed Inderjit Sial as president and managing director for India, succeeding N.R. Mohanty, who retired from service after six years with the company.

At Textron, Sial will be responsible for advancing the company's globalisation strategy in the region and with supporting Textron's business units with their growth, business development, engineering and sourcing initiatives.

He is also responsible for managing Textron's overall relationship with the Indian government and Indian military services.

"Inderjit has broad industry experience and a strong track record of executing programmes and building industrial partnerships," said Paul McGartoll, Textron vice president, strategy and business development.

Sial brings with him 23 years of diverse industrial experience and his most recent position was managing director of Saab India Technologies.

At Saab, he was responsible for government relations as well as business development for a broad range of product lines covering defence and civil aerospace.

"His experience will be a tremendous asset as Textron continues to grow and expand operations in India," McGartoll added.

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