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Anuj Poddar is the Executive Director of Bajaj Electricals Limited, which is India’s leading Consumer Appliances, Lighting and Engineering Projects company and a part of India's top five business conglomerates. Anuj Poddar is responsible for managing all the businesses and operations of the Company as well as all stakeholder relationships (including the Promoters, the Board and the public investors). He is credited with having turned around and transformed the company since the time he joined and took charge.
Prior to this he was a member of the Leadership Team at Viacom18 Media Private Limited and was one of its founding team members. During his over 13 years with the company, he has held various senior leadership roles. Prior to Viacom 18 Media, Anuj spent nearly a decade with Arthur Andersen and KPMG and was involved in a range of consulting, mergers & acquisitions and assurance services to a range of clients across financial services, consumer, IT & ITES and other sectors.
Anuj is a Trustee of the Ananta Centre, a Fellow of it’s Inaugural Class of the Kamalnayan Bajaj Fellowship and member of Aspen Global Leadership Network, a member of BMW Foundation's World Responsible Leaders’ Network. He is a member of the Economic Affairs Council of CII (India's apex industry association) and serves on the Executive Council of various other associations and bodies (Indian Society of Advertisers, CEAMA, ELCOMA, IFMA, IMC, etc.). Anuj is a rank-holding Chartered Accountant and lives with his family in Mumbai, India.