March 13, 2009
Suzlon Appoints New Chief Financial Officer
Pune: Suzlon Energy Limited (SEL), the world's fifth leading wind turbine maker,
named Mr. Robin Banerjee as its new Chief Financial Officer. He has joined the
company with immediate effect.
Mr. Banerjee comes to Suzlon with a rich international experience across a diverse
range of businesses. He has held senior leadership positions with responsibilities
across global strategy, M&A, Finance, and Treasury amongst others, across various
industries like FMCG, Steel, Auto Components and Travel.
Commenting on the appointment, Mr. Sumant Sinha, COO - Suzlon Energy, said, We
are pleased to welcome Robin Banerjee to Suzlon Energys management team. His
broad financial experience and extensive expertise will not only bring tremendous
value to the company but will also drive our prime focus on building value for our
Added Mr. Tulsi Tanti, CMD Suzlon Energy: The world today faces a challenging
economic landscape. Robin Banerjee with his considerable experience in large,
complex, multinational organizations is a valuable addition to the Suzlon management
The office of the CFO was previously shared between Mr. Kirti Vagadia, Head
Corporate Finance and Mr. Sumant Sinha. The Finance responsibilities for SEL will now
transition to Mr. Banerjee as CFO, reporting to Mr. Sinha; while Mr. Vagadia will take
over Group-level Finance responsibilities.