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Tuesday, 10 June 2008

R.Seshasayee conferred ordine di stella della solidarieta italiana by the government of republic of Italy

New Delhi: Mr R Seshasayee, Managing Director, Ashok Leyland, was honoured the “Ordine di Stella della Solidarieta` Italiana” by the Hon’ble President of the Republic of Italy. The prestigious decoration "Ordine di Stella Della Solidarieta' Italiana" (Star of Italian Solidariety) is an honor conferred upon people whose work has contributed to strengthening of economic, cultural and humanitarian relations between Italy and other countries. Mr. R. Seshasayee was awarded the Star of Italian Solidariety for his contribution to the enhancement of commercial and industrial ties between Italy and India.

Mr. Seshasayee has served as the President of CII for the year 2006-07 and has been Chairman of several national committees of CII. He has also served in the capacity of Director on the Boards of various public companies, including ICICI Bank and EID Parry India Ltd. He has been the President of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), the apex body representing the automobile industry in India during the period 2001 - 03.

He has represented the country as a member of the Government of India delegation to the Doha Ministerial Round of WTO in 2001 and the Hong Kong Ministerial at Hong Kong in 2005, apart from having made his presence felt on several Government Committees, including the JJ Irani Committee on Company Law,.

Mr. Seshasayee is now the Executive Vice Chairman, Hinduja Automotive Ltd and also the Non-Executive Chairman of IndusInd Bank. He is also associated with several charitable, educational, cultural and social welfare organizations.

As Managing Director of Ashok Leyland, the flagship of the Hinduja Group in India, Mr. Seshasayee has spear-headed the Company’s growth, expansion and forays into diverse areas.

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