Bharti Airtel, India’s largest telecommunications services provider, has announced the appointment of Badal Bagri as Chief Financial Officer for its India & South Asia operations, effective January 16, 2017.
Bagri will lead the finance teams across India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh to drive Airtel’s growth strategy. He reports to Nilanjan Roy, Global Chief Financial Officer, Bharti Airtel.
This will be Bagri’s second stint with Airtel. He previously worked with Airtel from 2010 to 2014 and was the Chief Controller for the Consumer Business as well as the Global Financial Controller. In his last role, he was the Chief Financial Officer at Aircel. Prior to this, he was the Chief Financial Officer at Micromax.
Bagri has over 22 years of work experience across telecom, FMCG, services and manufacturing having worked with leading conglomerates such as Genpact, GE, Coke and ICI. He is a Chartered Accountant and a Commerce Graduate from Calcutta University.