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Future Retail names Kishore Biyani Vice-Chairman

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revealed that its independent director VK Chopra has been appointed chairman and non-executive director vice-chairman of the company.

Future Retail names Kishore Biyani as vice-chairman
Future Group CEO Kishore Biyani was appointed Managing Director of Bharti Retail as part of reconstitution of the board following their merger pact announced last year

According to a report in PTI: Besides, Vijay Biyani has been redesignated as the Managing Director of the company, Future Retail informed BSE.

The board of the company, in a meeting, approved the appointments with effect from May 4, 2016.

Dinesh Maheshwari, another independent director of the company, has been re-designated as executive director and Chief Financial Officer of Future Retail.

Future Group CEO Kishore Biyani was appointed Managing Director of Bharti Retail as part of reconstitution of the board following their merger pact announced last year.

Besides, , who is also a director at Future Group, was appointed as Joint Managing Director of Bharti Retail, which will be later renamed as Future Retail Ltd and listed on stock exchanges.

In May last year, Future group agreed to merge its retail business with rival Bharti Retail in an all-stock deal worth Rs 750 crore to create one of the biggest supermarket chains with Rs 15,000 crore turnover.

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