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Rahul Bajaj to step down as Chairman, Non-Executive Director of Bajaj Finserv


Leading industrialist will step down as the and Non-Executive Director of Finserv from May 16 as part of succession planning, the diversified company said on Wednesday.

However, he will continue to serve the company as Emeritus. Vice-will take over as the new Chairman of Finserv.

Having been at the helm of the company since its inception in 2007 and the Group for around five decades, Bajaj tendered a letter of resignation on February 15 to be effective from the conclusion of board meeting scheduled on May 16.

"Considering his tremendous experience and in the interest of the company to avail of his services, valuable knowledge and wisdom from time to time in an advisory and mentoring role, the Board has appointed as with effect from the conclusion of the Board meeting on 16 May 2019," informed stock exchanges in regulatory filings.

He will not accept any emoluments for taking up this position.

The company's board has also re-appointed D J Balaji Rao, and as independent directors. The five-year terms of Rao and Pamnani end on April 1 and both have been reappointed for another five years.

Piramal's term ends on July 15 and she too has been reappointed for another five years.


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First Published: Wed, March 13 2019. 14:38 IST