April 2, 2016
Suzlon Group appoints J.P. Chalasani as Group Chief Executive Officer
Pune, India: Suzlon Group announced today that it had appointed Mr. J.P. Chalasani as Group CEO.
Chairman Tanti said, I am delighted that J.P. Chalasani is joining the Suzlon family as Group CEO. He
has deep and rich experience highly relevant to us and the power sector. He is a mechanical engineer
who is widely acclaimed for his project management and people leadership skills.
He started his career with public sector enterprise NTPC and grew up the ranks over the years.
After taking up the lead role in Reliance Power, he transformed the company to become the largest
market cap entity in the private sector, he also led the work to transition BSES from being a power
distribution company to a leading infrastructure business company. J.P. Chalasani is known to focus on
improving operations, enhancing and simplifying processes, and leveraging both HR and Finance to
position companies for strong and sustainable growth to create value for stakeholders.
J.P. Chalasani said, I have always watched Suzlon closely. I believe the business fundamentals to be
strong and that the company, at its core, is a compelling and credible business operation.
Suzlon is well positioned to tap the current growth of RE sector and I see lot of opportunities for the
company in India and globally. I am excited to be joining at what is clearly an important time for the
company, and to build on the first class foundations, Tulsibhai and his team have worked so hard to