Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 11 (ANI): National Investment and Infrastructure Fund Limited (NIIFL) on Thursday announced its Board of Directors has appointed Rajiv Dhar, Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer as its Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director.
The appointment, taking effect immediately, is, however, on an interim basis.
Rajiv Dhar will be the interim CEO and managing director of National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) starting Thursday. He succeeds Sujoy Bose who is leaving after holding the position since 2016.
Dhar is currently executive director and chief operating officer at NIIF,
A collaborative investment platform anchored by the government for international and Indian investors.
Before Omzest, Rajiv worked with the TATA Group for 15 years with different entities across varied roles. Rajiv joined TATA Group in 1994 with Tata Petrodyne engaged in Oil and Gas exploration business. He was transferred to Bombay House, Tata Group’s HQ, in 1999, where he joined Tata Industries Limited (TIL). At TIL, Rajiv was responsible for Tata Groups’ investments in technology and sunrise industries and managing relationships with JV partners. His role also included implementing a long-term strategy to address opportunities in new and rising sectors post-liberalization.
From TIL, he grew to become the CFO and Management Committee member of Tata Communications,
one of the leading telecom and technology companies.
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Some of his core responsibilities in this role included managing business & financial planning, managing enterprise risk, internal audits, treasury, taxation, accounting, financial controllership, investor relations, procurement, to name a few.
Rajiv led a 250-member global team with seven direct reports.
Rajiv has also worked with Roto Pumps and Ansal Group in the early days of his career,
helping him build his perspective on Manufacturing and Real Estate business.
Rajiv holds a Bachelor in Commerce with Honors from Delhi University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He has also completed his Executive Development Program from Wharton Business School and Leadership Management Program at Harvard Business School.
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Rajiv Dhar designated as Interim CEO of NIIF,Rajiv Dhar designated as Interim CEO of NIIF