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New Appointments: National & International 2017-18

New Appointments: National & International 2017-18. If you are preparing for IBPS, SBI, LIC, SSC, Railways, and others competitive Exams, you are bound to find a few questions on Current Affairs in your General Awareness section on New Appointments. So be prepared to tackle it all!

Here we are providing you a list of New Appointments: National & International 2017-18 in PDF format.

In this list, you can find which person was appointed to which important post in 2017-18 and learn all the trivia associated with them. These Appointments are also part of GK and Current Affairs. So follow these newly appointed heads of Organisations and get good marks in the upcoming exams

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We have compiled important & expected New Appointments, which can be asked in upcoming exams like –IBPS Clerk Mains, Syndicate PO, ECGC, Canara Bank PO and other competitive Exams.

New Appointments: National

S. No. Name of the person Name of the Post
1 New Foreign Secretary of India Vijay Keshav Gokhale
2 New Deputy National Security Adviser Rajinder Khanna
3 New Managing Director of India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd (IIFCL) Pankaj Jain
4 New Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh Jai Ram Thakur
5 New Chief Minister of Gujarat Vijay Rupani
6 New BCCI General Manager Saba Karim
7 New Director-General of National Cadet Corps (NCC) Lt Gen B S Sahrawat
8 New Chairman & Managing Director of Air India Pradeep Singh Kharola
9 RBI Executive Director Uma Shankar
10 New President of ICCR (Indian Council of Cultural Relations) Vinay Sahasrabuddhe
11 New acting Chairman of National Green Tribunal (NGT) Justice U.D. Salvi
12 New Director of National Institute of Nutrition (NIN) R Hemalatha
13 New Chairman of BARC India Nakul Chopra
14 New Director General of Narcotics Control Bureau Abhay
15 New Congress President Rahul Gandhi
16 New President Para Sports Foundation Sarvesh Kumar Tiwari
17 New India’s Ambassador to Turkmenistan Azar A.H.Khan
18 Re-appointed Prasar Bharati Chairman A Surya Prakash
19 Chairman of 15th Finance Commission NK Singh
20 New CEO & MD of Infosys Salil S. Parekh
21 UN Environment’s Goodwill Ambassador for India Dia Mirza
22 Chairman of National Anti-Profiteering Authority under GST BN Sharma
23 New Director-General of Police (DGP) of Andhra Pradesh N Sambasiva Rao
24 First woman Pilot in Indian Navy Shubhangi Swaroop
25 India’s G20 Sherpa Shaktikanta Das
26 New Madras High-Court judge Justice Satrughana Pujahari
27 President of Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis (IDSA) Nirmala Sitharaman (Union Defence Minister)
28 SEBI Executive Director Anand Rajeshwar Baiwar
29 New Chairman of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) S. Ravi
30 President of 36th Intl Geological Congress Vijay Prasad Dimri (Scientist)
31 First woman President of NASSCOM in 2018 Debjani Ghosh.
32 New Secretary (security) in Cabinet Secretariat K. Sinha.
33 New Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia
34 New Private Secretary to President Vikram Singh
35 New First Woman Police Chief of Karnataka Neelmani N. Raju
36 New Director General of National Investigation Agency (NIA) Yogesh Chander Modi
37 New MD & CEO of India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) Suresh Sethi
38 New Special Director of Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Rakesh Asthana.
39 New CEO & MD of Tata Steel T. V. Narendran
40 New CEO of Bharti AXA Life Insurance Vikas Seth
41 New AIBA Women’s Youth World Championships Ambassador MC Mary Kom
42 New Vice Chief of Naval Staff Vice Admiral Ajit Kumar
43 New CEO of Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) N.S. Venkatesh
44 New as Additional Director General of CISF Alok Kumar Pateria
45 New Lokayukta of Madhya Pradesh Naresh Kumar
46 New Chief of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) Anupam Kher
47 New HSBC India CEO Jayant Rikhye
48 New SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar
49 New President of US-India Business Council Nisha Desai Biswal
50 New CMD of Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) Ltd P. Alli Rani.
51 New CMD of National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) Ltd Balraj Joshi.
52 The first Chairman of the five-member Economic Advisory Council (EAC- PM) Bibek Debroy
53 New Chairman & Managing Director of ONGC (Oil and Natural Gas Corporation) Shashi Shanker.
54 New CMD of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) Ltd Mahendra Pratap Mall.
55 New CMD of the United India Insurance Co. Ltd M. Nagaraja Sarma.
56 New Director General (DG) of the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) Rajni Kant Misra.
57 NPCI’s (National Payments Corporation of India) interim Chairman B. Sambamurthy
58 New interim GSTN Chairman A.B Panday
59 New Brand Ambassador of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan in Uttarakhand Akshay Kumar.
60 Chairman of Press Trust of India (PTI) Viveck Goenka.
61 New Union Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal.
62 New Election Commissioner of India Sunil Arora.
63 Chairman of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Anita Karwal
64 New Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba
65 New Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India Rajiv Mehrishi
66 New Defence Minister of India Nirmala Sitharaman.
67 New Director General (DG) Railway Protection Force (RPF) Dharmendra Kumar.
68 New Chairman of Railway Board Ashwani Lohani.
69 New Executive Director of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) Mamta Suri.
70 New Chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification(CBFC) Prasoon Joshi
71 New Vice President of India Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu
72 New Chief Justice of India (CJI) Justice Dipak Misra.
73 New CMD of Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) Mohammad Mustafa.
74 New Chairman of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Dhirendra Swarup.
75 New Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog Dr. Rajiv Kumar.
76 New secretary general of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Sanjaya Baru
77 Re-appointed as Managing Director (MD) & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Axis Bank Shikha Sharma
78 New Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar Sushil Kumar Modi.
79 New Chief Minister of Nagaland TR Zeliang.
80 New MD & CEO of Oriental Bank of Commerce Mukesh Kumar Jain.
81 New Director General (DG)of Goods and Services Tax Intelligence (GSTI) John Joseph
82 Ambassador of India to the Republic of Peru. Shri M. Subbarayudu
83 Deputy CM of Gujarat Nitin Patel
84 Private Secretary to President Ram Nath Kovind Railway officer Vikram Singh
85 India‘s High commissioner to Pakistan Ajay Bisaria
86 Ambassador of India to Switzerland Sibi George
87 Additional Director General, CISF Shri Alok Kumar Pateria
88 High Commissioner of India to Republic of Zambia N.J.Gangte
89 India’s new Ambassador to China Gautam Bambawale
90 Member (Staff) Railway Board & ex officio Secretary to GOI D.K. Gayen
91 Member(Engr.) Railway Board & ex officio Secretary to GOI M K Gupta
92 High Commissioner of India to the Republic of Malta Rajesh Vaishnaw
93 Additional Director General of BSF Nasir Kamal
94 Ambassador of India to Ecuador Ravi Bangar
95 Ambassador of India to the Principality of Liechtenstein Sibi George
96 PETA’s (People for Ethical Treatment of Animals) Person of the Year Actress Anushka Sharma
97 New Chairman, BARC India (Broadcast Audience Research Council) Nakul Chopra
98 Chairman & Managing Director of Air India Pradeep Singh Kharola
99 Secretary General, International Buddhist Confederation (IBC) Buddhist monk Dhammapiya from Tripura
100 President of the National Restaurant Association of India Rahul Singh
101 CEO, Online food delivery start-up Swiggy Vishal Bhatia
102 MD & CEO of Aegon Life Insurance Vineet Arora
103 Executive Director of SEBI. Anand Rajeshwar Baiwar
104 Executive Director & Chief Financial Officer of Tata Steel Koushik Chatterjee
105 CFO, Paytm Payments Bank Sudhanshu Jain
106 CEO of Bharti AXA Life Insurance Vikas Seth
107 Laureus’ first Brand Ambassador Indian Cricketer Yuvraj Singh
108 Business Head of ‘MobiKwik Payment Gateway Rukaiya Rangwala
109 MD & CEO PNB MetLife India Insurance Company Ltd Ashish Srivastava
110 MD & CEO of Vijaya Bank R A Sankara Narayanan
111 MD & CEO of Tamilnad Mercantile Bank KV Rama Moorthy
112 CMD of United India Insurance Co. Ltd M. Nagaraja Sarma
113 President of Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers Force Motors Chairman Abhay Firodia

New Appointments: International & Others

S. No. Name of the person Name of the Post
1 New President of Liberia George Weah
2 New President of Chile Sebastian Pinera
3 Kenya‘s President Uhuru Kenyatta
4 UNAIDS Special Ambassador for Adolescents & HIV AIDS researcher Quarraisha Abdool Karim
5 President of Zimbabwe Emmerson Mnangagwa
6 2nd Woman Director-General of UNESCO Audrey Azoulay
7 President of Slovenia Borut Pahor
8 New US Ambassador to India Kenneth Juster
9 30th PM of Mongolia Ukhnaa Khurelsukh
10 8th President of Singapore Halimah Yacob
11 Prime Minister of Peru Mercedes Araoz Fernandez
12 President of Peru Pedro Pablo Kuczynski
13 Fourth term as chancellor in Germany Angela Merkel
14 Angola‘s New President Joao Lourenco
15 Mayor of Yuba city in California Preet Didbal: 1st Sikh woman to hold position in USA)
16 Resigned as International Development Secretary Priti Patel, Britain‘s first Indian-origin Cabinet Minister
17 UN Environment‘s Goodwill Ambassador for India Former Miss Asia Pacific Dia Mirza
18 Global Goodwill Ambassador for UN Environment British singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding
19 UN Environment‘s Goodwill Ambassador for India Former Miss Asia Pacific Dia Mirza
20 Global Goodwill Ambassador for UN Environment British singer-songwriter Ellie Goulding
21 President of 36th International Geological Congress


Scientist Vijay Prasad Dimri
22 Ambassador of World Packaging Organisation Ecobliss India MD AVPS Chakravarthi
23 HSBC‘s Chief Executive Officer for India Jayant Rikhye
24 Samsung Electronics Chief Executive resigned Kwon Oh-hyun
25 WHO‘s Deputy Director General for Programmes Soumya Swaminathan
26 WHO‘s Deputy Director General for Corporate


Ms Jane Ellison
27 Chief of Naval Staff of Pakistan Vice-Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi
28 Chairperson of World Hindu Congress, Chicago-2018 Tulsi Gabbard

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