GTPL Hathway CFO Viren Thakkar quits

MUMBAI: Digital Cable TV and Broadband Service provider GTPL Hathway’s chief financial officer (CFO) Viren Thakkar has quit the company due to personal reasons. His resignation will be effective from 31st July.

“Pursuant to Regulation 30 of the SEBI (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) Regulations, 2015, we hereby inform that Mr. Viren Thakkar, Chief Financial Officer (Key Managerial Personnel) of the Company has tendered his resignation due to personal reasons and his resignation will be effective from July 31, 2019,” GTPL Hathway said in a filing to the BSE.

Thakkar was appointed as the CFO effective from 2nd July 2018. He had replaced Jayanta Kumar Pani, who left GTPL to explore other career opportunities.

Viren has 27 years of experience in corporate finance, cost control, budgeting, internal control & audit and corporate planning. Previously, Viren was the Chief Financial Officer for India, Middle East and Africa Region at Roquette Riddhi Siddhi Private Limited; a part of Roquette Freres Group of France, having operations in 42 countries with an annual turnover of 3.20 Billion Euro.

Prior to that, between 2007 and 2012, Viren was General Manager – Finance at Torrent Power Limited, a part of Ahmedabad-based Torrent Group. Viren is a chartered accountant and a cost accountant.


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