Former LIC Chairman Dinesh Kumar Mehrotra named to MCX board

NEW DELHI: Dinesh Kumar Mehrotra, former chairman of Life Insurance Corporation, has been appointed as an independent non-executive director on the board of the Multi Commodity Exchange of India (MCX), the commodity bourse. 

The 
Forward Markets Commission, the regulator, has nominated Mehrotra to the position for a period up to March 31, 2016, the MCX said in a filing to the BSE. 

Mehrotra retired as 
LIC chairman in May. He joined LIC as a direct recruit in 1977 and became its MD in July 2005.