Baba Kalyani, Chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Forge Ltd., has been nominated as the Chairman of the India-Japan Business Leader’s Forum (IJBLF).

Mr. Kalyani was appointed by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry “to leverage the developing trade and investment between the two countries for greater co-operation between their businesses,” a company statement said here. The forum has 15 members, including Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani, Bharti Enterprises head Sunil Bharti Mittal, HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh, Infosys’ S. Gopalakrishnan, TCS CEO N. Chandrasekaran and Godrej Group Chairman Adi Godrej.

“IJBLF will continue to strengthen the business processes and explore newer opportunities for both economies,” the statement added.

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