Kumar Mangalam Birla, chairman of the US$40bn Aditya Birla Group, has been appointed as Vice Chairman of Century Textiles and Industries. KM Birla is grandson of 94-year-old BK Birla, chairman of Century Textiles.
In a filing to Bombay Stock Exchange, Century Textiles said that the decision had been taken at a meeting of the company’s board of directors.
For the quarter that ended on 30 September 2015, Century Textiles posted a net loss of US$3.69m compared to a net profit of US$117,422 for the same quarter of 2014. Total income grew from US$262m in the 2014 quarter to US$299m in 2015.