Current Affairs Pocket : 5-7 September 2020

Bajaj Allianz Life ropes in Ayushmann Khurrana as its brand ambassador
* Private life insurer Bajaj Allianz Life has appointed Bollywood actor Ayushmann Khurrana as its brand ambassador.
* Khurrana will promote the companies products and digital services across offline and online mediums.
* He will feature in the life insurer’s next campaign ‘Smart Living’ that encompasses its term plan Smart Protect Goal and the new digital service – Smart Assist.

Maruti CEO Kenichi Ayukawa elected president of SIAM
* Maruti Suzuki MD and CEO Kenichi Ayukawa has been elected as the new President of the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM). SIAM is the apex body of the Indian automotive industry.
* He will replace Rajan Wadhera and has been appointed for a term of two years.
* Vipin Sondhi, MD and CEO, Ashok Leyland, has been elected as the new vice president of SIAM.

Pierre Gasly wins F1 Italian Grand Prix 2020
* Pierre Gasly (Scuderia AlphaTauri, France) has won the Formula One Italian Grand Prix 2020 held on September 06, 2020. This is his first Grand Prix win.
* Carlos Sainz Jr. (McLaren, Spain) came second followed by Lance Stroll (Racing Point, Canada) in third place.
* Lewis Hamilton ended at 7th place after he earned a 10-second stop and go penalty. Apart from this, Charles Leclerc crashed out on the exit of Parabolica.

Raj Srivastava appointed as India’s Ambassador to Republic of Croatia
* Raj Kumar Srivastava has been appointed as the next Ambassador of India to the Republic of Croatia. He is an IFS officer of 1997 batch and is presently serving as the Deputy Chief of Mission in the Embassy of India, Tokyo.

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