Jamshedpur: H M Nerurkar, Managing Director of Tata Steel, has taken over as President of the Indian Institute of Metals (IIM) from M Narayana Rao.
Nerurkar will lead the Institute as its President in 2012-13 from August 1, according to a press release issued by J C Marwah, Secretary General of IIM here Thursday.
Earlier, former Tata Steel Managing Director, B Muthuraman held the post from 2006-07.
Speaking on the occasion, Nerurkar said he was happy to take over as the President of this illustrious organisation that has been active in the field of metallurgy and metallurgical sciences for over six decades.
Established in 1947, The Indian Institute of Metals (IIM) held its 66th Annual General Meeting on Thursday, July 26, 2012, at Kolkata when the new team of office bearers and the members of the National Council for the year 2012-13 was formed.
The institute, through its 48 chapters and 3 divisions with membership of over 10,000 representing the vast canvas of Metals, Materials and Minerals serves the interests of Students, Scientists, Researchers, Industry professionals and the Society as a whole.