Bajaj Electricals has appointed Anuj Poddar as executive director. He has been part of the board as a non-executive independent director since May 2016.
Poddar moves from Viacom18 where he was heading the rural business for Colors Marathi, Colors Gujarati and Rishtey Cineplex.
He will report to Shekhar Bajaj, chairman and managing director.
Bajaj said, “Anuj has been associated with Bajaj Electricals as a non-executive, independent director on the board since May 2016. During this tenure Anuj has provided many valuable insights which have benefitted the organisation. He has also ably served as chairman of the audit committee. I’m confident that Anuj’s professional experience and business acumen will help us strengthen our market position and take the organisation to greater heights.”
Poddar said, “Bajaj Group is one of the most respected and renowned business houses in India, which enjoys exceptional trust and reputation with consumers and industry peers. Bajaj Electricals is well poised to build on its strong legacy and maintain its leadership position by leveraging the opportunities presented by the current India growth story. I am truly energised by the company’s mission of illuminating nations and enriching people’s lives. I believe this is a great opportunity to lead Bajaj Electricals continuous transformation into a futuristic, innovative and smart-solutions company."