Former Air India CMD Ashwani Lohani has joined GMR Group as CEO, Services Business.
“Ashwani Lohani is joining GMR Group and he will be spearheading the growth of our services business in the capacity of CEO, reporting to the undersigned” GBS Raju, Chairman — Airports, GMR Group was quoted as saying in an internal company communication. Lohani was appointed as Air India CMD on Feb 13, 2019, on a contract basis for a one-year tenure.
The GMR Group is now eying to expand its wings in railway where the government is keen to adopt the PPP way for increased efficiency. The group was among the 16 companies that took part in the pre-bid conference for running private trains. Recently, GMR was among the nine players shortlisted for redeveloping railway stations at Nagpur, Gwalior, Amritsar and Sabarmati the PPP way.