Tata Sons today reported appointment of Aditya Birla Group’s Head of Strategy, Saurabh Agrawal as Group Chief Financial Officer.
One of the leading investment bankers in India, Agrawal will join Tata Sons with effect from July 2017, the organization said in an announcement.
“He brings deep capital markets knowledge and valuable cross-industry experience to this critical leadership role in the Tata group,” Tata Sons Chairman N Chandrasekaran said.
Agrawal’s expertise will help Tata group in driving rigour and synergy in capital allocation decisions, investment management as well as consolidation and optimisation of the group’s, he included.
An IIT Roorkee and IIM Calcutta alumni, Agrawal has more than two decades of experience in the industry. He was likewise the head of the corporate finance unit of Standard Chartered Bank in India and South Asia, and the head of the investment banking division in DSP Merrill Lynch.