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Abhay Firodia Takes Over as SIAM President

Force Motors Chairman Abhay Firodia has been elected as the new President of the automobile industry body Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM).
Mahindra & Mahindra's President – Automotive Sector Rajan Wadhera has been elected as the new Vice-President of the organisation.




  • Maruti Suzuki India Managing Director & CEO Kenichi Ayukawa has taken over as Treasurer for the year 2017-18.


About Abhay Firodia

  • He had headed SIAM in 1990-91 and 1991-92 as well.
  • He joined the Force Motors board in 1975 and led the company as Managing Director till 2009.

About SIAM

  • It is the Apex National Body Representing Indian Automobile Industry
  • It Focuses on Advocacy: Industrial & Economic Policy, Technical regulations and Public Policy
  • It organizes the biennial Auto Expo - The Motor Show series of trade fairs in co-operation with Automotive Component 
  • It works closely with various stakeholders in the formulation of the policies, regulations and standards related to automobiles.
  • It is the link between the Indian automobile industry and other bodies including the government
  • It represents Indian automotive industry in federation of global automotive industry associations - OICA and IMMA.
Abhay Firodia Takes Over as SIAM President Abhay Firodia Takes Over as SIAM President Reviewed by insiya yadav on September 11, 2017 Rating: 5

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