GTPL Hathway Ltd appoints Viren Thakkar as CFO

MUMBAI: MSO GTPL Hathway Ltd appoints Viren Thakkar as the Chief Financial officer (CFO) of the company with effect from 2 July, 2018.

The Board of directors of GTPL Hathway announced the appointment during the meeting held today June 15, 2018. Thakkar will take over the charge from Jayanta Pani who had put in his papers earlier this month.

Pani was designated as CFO on 28 September, 2016 prior to which he was associated with the company as vice president (finance). He was associated with the company since November 2008. His last day of work will be on June 30, 2018.

Thakkar has more than 27 years of experience in corporate finance, cost control, budgeting, internal control and audit and corporate planning. Prior to joining GTPL, Thakkar worked as the chief financial officer Roquette Riddhi Siddhi Pvt Ltd – India, Middle East and Africa Region.

From 2007-2012, Thakkar was associated with Torrent Power Limited, a part of Ahmedabad-based Torrent Group as General Manager – Finance. At Torrent, he managed the finance, accounts, treasury operations, costing and taxation (Direct and Indirect) at corporate level for Torrent Power and group companies. He was also involved in business development activities and handled insurance portfolio at the group level.

Thakkar started his career in 1991 with Anil Starch Products Limited, Ahmedabad based Lalbhai Group company. He was also associated with Doshion Limited (Ahmedabad), Southern Range Nyanza Limited (Uganda) and Gujarat Telephone Cables Limited (Ahmedabad).

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