Meet the new MD of Bharti Enterprises, Rahul Bhatnagar

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Meet the new MD of Bharti Enterprises, Rahul Bhatnagar
Bharti Enterprises has appointed Rahul Bhatnagar as its new managing director (MD) and chief financial officer (CFO).

Bhatnagar will report to Bharti Enterprises chairman Sunil Mittal, the Economic Times reported, citing a statement by the company on Wednesday.

Bhatnagar takes over from Manoj Kohli, who has assumed the role of executive chairman, SBG Cleantech -- a joint venture between Bharti Enterprises, Japan's telecom and Internet major SoftBank and Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group.
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The new MD will build strategic business value proposition for Bharti's non-telecom businesses. He will be responsible for further strengthening the financial management processes and governance of these businesses and also lead new business development for the group, it said.

Sunil Mittal said: "Bharti has always attracted the best of talent and I am confident Rahul's vast experience will add immense value to our emerging business portfolio."

Bhatnagar is a chartered accountant by profession with an MBA degree from Wharton. He has over 35 years of global experience across diverse industries, his skills span across business strategy and execution, financial management, M&A, taxation, treasury, marketing intelligence and IT.
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His last assignment was with PepsiCo, where he worked for over 19 years in various senior level positions across geographies.

He worked as PepsiCo's vice president (business services & CFO) for the worldwide flavours business for Ireland (2009 to 2015).
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