Alessandro Pansa

  • SC rejects PIL, refuses to examine AgustaWestland deal March 1, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to examine the AgustaWestland chopper deal after a PIL that a special investigation team should be set up to probe the Rs 4000-crore VVIP helicopter deal. Meanwhile, sources said that CBI is likely to quiz former IAF chief SP tyagi and his...
  • Italian PM assures 'correct governance' of Finmeccanica February 15, 2013

    Rome: Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has said that his government would guarantee the "correct governance" of state-controlled defence firm Finmeccanica following arrest of its chief executive on corruption charges in the Rs 3,600 crore VVIP helicopter deal with India. "The government was able to intervene with some measures to guarantee...
  • Finmeccanica appoints new CEO after India suspends deal February 14, 2013

    Rome/New Delhi: Italy's Finmeccanica promoted company insider Alessandro Pansa to run the defence group as CEO after the arrest of its head for alleged bribery led India to suspend a $750-million deal to buy helicopters. After a hastily convened board meeting in Rome, Finmeccanica said Pansa, the chief operating officer,...