Consumer durables company - Bajaj Electricals has announced the elevation of Anuj Poddar to the role of Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Poddar had joined the Company in late 2018 as its Executive Director. Shekhar Bajaj shall continue as Executive Chairman of the Company.
The separation of the Chairman and Managing Director positions is in continuation of the professionalisation of the management of the company and marks the company’s commitment to strong corporate governance standards.
Shekhar Bajaj, Chairman, Bajaj Electricals, said, “Over the last few years we have embarked upon a significant transformation journey at Bajaj Electricals – involving many changes on the business as well as organisational front. In continuation of that, I believe this will provide further impetus to the achievement of our strategic goals and demonstrates our commitment to strong corporate governance. Anuj Poddar has demonstrated exceptionally visionary leadership, executional ability and passion in driving this transformation journey and I am confident that in his elevated role he will continue to drive our company forward and add value to all stakeholders.”
Poddar said, “I am thankful to the Chairman and our Board for entrusting me with this elevated responsibility. I am truly excited for what lies ahead of us at Bajaj Electricals – we have a clear vision and roadmap of building this future and together with our entire team we are committed to being a best-in-class organisation that delivers superior performance and value creation.”