Sebi clears appointment of BSE's Ashish Kumar Chauhan as NSE chief

The NSE will now have to obtain shareholders' nod before Chauhan can take charge

Ashish Chauhan

Ashish Chauhan

Samie Modak Mumbai
The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) has cleared Ashish Kumar Chauhan’s candidature for the post of managing director (MD) and chief executive officer (CEO) of the National Stock Exchange (NSE). He is currently the MD & CEO of the BSE.

Vikram Limaye demitted the office of MD & CEO of the NSE on Saturday. The NSE had submitted the names of two candidates for the top job to Sebi. According a statement by the NSE, Sebi has given go-ahead to the bourse to appoint 54-year-old Chauhan. The NSE will now have to obt­ain shareholders’ approval before Chauhan can take charge.

The exchange has set up a four-member internal panel to oversee the respo­nsibilities of MD & CEO until

First Published: Jul 17 2022 | 12:33 PM IST

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