Ex-Tata Communication's employee Sanjay Baweja joins Flipkart as CFO
E-commerce marketplace Flipkart.com today announced that it has appointed Sanjay Baweja, as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO).
Sanjay, who in his earlier role was Global CFO for Tata Communications, brings with him over three decades of valuable experience, having worked with large names like Bharti Airtel, Emaar MGF and Xerox ModiCorp. Prior to Tata Communications, he served in Emaar MGF Land Limited as Executive President for Corporate Affairs and Chief Risk Officer.
In his current position, Sanjay will be part of the leadership team at Flipkart – contributing to the overall organizational development along with defining the strategic roadmap for profitable revenue growth for India’s largest marketplace.
Speaking about the appointment, Sachin Bansal, Co-founder and CEO, Flipkart, said - “Sanjay brings with him a rich experience of running financial set-ups across large and diverse organizations. His impressive background of successfully structuring the financial strategy of market leaders is going to be invaluable as we enter a pivotal point in our growth story.”
"Flipkart has revolutionized e-commerce in India and I am impressed by their continuous commitment to growth without losing sight of operational excellence. This is a game-changing opportunity and I look forward to contributing to Flipkart’s vision and business strategy in my role as their CFO”, says Sanjay Baweja.
In a career spanning close to thirty years, Sanjay has gained expertise in areas of Corporate Finance and Budget Control, Controllership, Acquisitions, Financial Analysis, Strategic Business Planning, Tax Planning and Risk Management. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce and is a Chartered Accountant and Cost and Works Accountant.