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Exercise :: Persons - Latest Current Affairs

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16. 

Who has taken over as the CEO of HAL'sBangalore Complex?

A. Jasbir Singh Bajaj
B. Ajmal Ameer
C. Neelam Kler
D. Amitabh Bhatt

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Amitabh Bhatt has taken over as Chief Executive Officer of Bengaluru-headquartered safeguard PSU, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited's Bangalore Complex.

17. 

Who has been named new CEO of IBM?

A. Raj Madiraju
B. Sukesh Gonzales
C. Arvind Krishna
D. Veera Shankar Bairisetty

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

International Business Machines Corp. named Arvind Krishna as chief executive officer, replacing longtime CEO Virginia Rometty. Krishna, 57, is currently the head of IBM's cloud and cognitive software unit and was a principal architect of the company's purchase of Red Hat, which was completed last year.

18. 

Who has been appointed as India's High Commissioner to Canada?

A. Ruchira Kam
B. Janesh Kain
C. Saurabh Kumar
D. Ajay Bisaria

Answer: Option D

Explanation:

Senior diplomat Ajay Bisaria was appointed High Commissioner to Canada, a posting considered important in view of India's close ties with the north American country. MrBisaria was serving as India's High Commissioner to Pakistan but returned to India in August last year after Islamabad expelled him following developments related to Jammu and Kashmir.

19. 

Who has been appointed India's new High Commissioner to Sri Lanka?

A. Gautam Bambawale
B. Sunjay Sudhir
C. Gopal Baglay
D. Rahul Chhabra

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

The Ministry of External Affairs appointed Gopal Baglay as India's next High Commissioner to Sri Lanka. Mr Baglay, a 1992-batch officer of Indian Foreign Service, succeeds Taranjit Singh Sandhu, who was appointed as the ambassador to the United States earlier this week.He is currently serving as the Joint Secretary in the Prime Minister's Office.

20. 

Abidali Z Neemuchwala, who recently resigned was the MD and CEO of which company?

A. Wipro
B. Infosys
C. TCS
D. HCL Technologies

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

AbidaliNeemuchwala has formally resigned after about four years as chief executive officer (and managing director since last July) at information technology major Wipro. His term had another year, but Neemuchwala has cited "family commitments" for wanting to leave.