Hindustan Aeronautics (HAL) has appointed Shri K Naresh Babu as managing director of its Bangalore complex, which is the company's largest manufacturing hub in the country.
Babu will head nine full-fledged divisions including one R&D centre, engaged in the manufacture, overhaul and supply of fighter/trainer aircraft, aero-engines, industrial marine gas turbines, aerospace launch vehicle structures and satellite structures.
He is also responsible for the facility management of Bangalore-based divisions as well as HAL Estate and Medical & Health for Bangalore-based employees and their families.
Babu joined HAL in November 1976 as technical management trainee. Most recently, he served the company as general manager, planning at the corporate office.
HAL is the Indian state-owned aircraft manufacturer and the largest supplier of aerospace parts and components in the country.