Chief Financial Officer
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Giridhar Sanjeevi, also known as Giri, is the Chief Financial Officer of The Indian Hotels Company Limited. Giridhar is a Chartered Accountant and an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad. In a career spanning 30 years, he has built a broad-based career in both finance and commercial across multiple businesses such as consumer businesses, financial services, retail, and pharma and across multiple geographies including Asia and Europe. He joined The Indian Hotels Company Limited from Merck & Co, an American Pharma company, where he was the CFO for South Asia and the Business Head for Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal.
Giridhar spent several years with Diageo plc, where he was their Global Business Development Director at London, covering M&A and Strategy. Earlier, he was the Finance Director at Singapore for large parts of Asia. Giridhar drove a comprehensive financial transformation at Wockhardt, where he was the Global CFO. He has also built experience in Retail through stints in Shoppers Stop and Aditya Birla Group, where he was the CFO.