Ex-Infosys CFO to steer Ola’s finances
Taxi-hailing platform Ola has appointed Rajiv Bansal as its Chief Financial Officer. Bansal brings close to 21 years of experience in finance with over 16 years at Infosys, where he was the CFO and recently transitioned to being an Advisor to the CEO.
Taxi-hailing platform Ola has appointed Rajiv Bansal as its Chief Financial Officer. Bansal brings close to 21 years of experience in finance with over 16 years at Infosys, where he was the CFO and recently transitioned to being an Advisor to the CEO. He will be part of Ola’s core leadership team and join the company in January 2016. Mitesh Shah, who is currently the CFO, will lead Strategic Finance Initiatives as part of Rajiv’s team, going forward.
“Rajiv’s understanding and expertise in the finance domain is extremely valuable for us at this juncture of growth. His experience of being at the helm of finance for one of India’s most respected companies will help us in adopting best practices and in realising our mission of building mobility for a billion people. I’m looking forward to working with Rajiv as we scale Ola to newer heights in the time to come,” said Bhavish Aggarwal, Co-founder and CEO, Ola.
Bhansal joined Infosys as Manager of Finance in 1999. Prior to becoming the CFO, Rajiv was Vice President and Head of Finance. As the Head of Finance, his key priorities included supporting the company’s growth, managing critical finance functions and adhering to regulatory and compliance requirements. Before joining Infosys, Rajiv worked in different capacities at Tata Technologies, Cable & Wireless, and ABB. Rajiv is a chartered accountant and cost accountant by profession.
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