Shapoorji Pallonji Mistry and six other directors have resigned from the board of Eureka Forbes, with the new owner Lunolux Ltd taking control of the vacuum cleaner and water purifier maker.
The board of Eureka Forbes, in a meeting held on Tuesday, approved the appointment of Arvind Uppal as chairman with immediate effect, the company said a regulatory filing.
The board also appointed two non-executive directors and two independent directors, it added. Uppal is the non-executive chairman of Whirlpool of India Ltd and a nominee of Lunolux Ltd on the board.
Seven directors, including Shapoorji Pallonji Mistry, have stepped down from the board, it added. "The Board has also considered and accepted the resignation of Homi Adi Katgara as Chairman of the Board with immediate effect, who will however continue to serve as an independent director on the Board," it said.