Lotus boss Dany Bahar dismissed
Jun 13 2012
Group Lotus has terminated the contract of CEO Dany Bahar with immediate effect, following an investigation into a complaint made by new owners DRB-HICOM.
The firm issued a statement saying the decision was made by the Board of Group Lotus once the results of the investigation had been received.
The firm has appointed Aslam Farikullah to replace Bahar as CEO with immediate effect.
A 51 year old University of Bath graduate. Farikullah is a permanent British resident and has headed manufacturing projects at DRB-HICOM since April 2010. He has over two decades’ experience in the automotive industry, primarily in components suppliers.
Dato’ Sri Haji Mohd Khamil Jamil, Group Managing Director of DRB-HICOM Berhad and also Chairman of Lotus said: “I would like to assure you that we remain committed to ensure the ongoing and future business operations of the Lotus Group as we take the Lotus Group to the next level to remain relevant in the global automotive industry.
“I look forward to bringing mutual benefits to not only DRB-HICOM and PROTON Holdings Berhad but also the Lotus Group and its employees as well as contribute to the growth of the British automotive industry.”
More news on the dismissal of controversial CEO Dany Bahar as we get it.
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