Management changes at Bata India25 April 2004
A L Mudaliar has stepped down as chairman and director of Bata India Ltd. He has been a member of the Bata board for nearly two decades and chairman since 1989. Constantin Salameh, director, business development, BSO Worldwide, has been elected by the board and appointed acting chairman. Chandu Morzaria, executive vice-president of BSO Worldwide and regional executive of Bata Asia and Africa, and also vice-chairman, Bata India, has also stepped down, having reached retirement age. Morzaria has held senior executive positions at the Bata Worldwide headquarters in Toronto, Canada, including other Bata overseas companies.