Mr. Hidekazo Kanno, who till date headed the Product Lifecycle Management at MFTBC, Japan, has as on 1st July 2013, taken over as Head of R & D for DICV, at Chennai. He will now report directly to Mr. Aydogan Cakmaz. Sanjiv Khurana who held the post of CFO at DICV will now be President of Remanufacturing Division, Daimler Trucks North America at Portland, Oregon, USA as he assumed this new post on 1st July 2013.
Khurana has been with DICV ever since its inception and has been its key member on the Executive Committee and has held other major positions in the company and made major contributions to its Indian operations. Mr. Parthasarathy Thota, previously Head of Light/Medium-duty Trucks Project at BharatBenz at DICV, is now the new CFO of DICV effective from 1st July 2013.