Ajay Goel Appointed CFO of Vedanta
The Board of Directors of Vedanta Limited has approved the appointment of Ajay Goel as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Key Managerial Personnel (KMP) with effect from October 30, 2023. He replaced Sonal Shrivastava, who stepped down on October 24, 2023, due to personal reasons.
Ajay Goel is a national rank holder both as a Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary and has experience in MNCs such as General Electric, Nestle, Coca-Cola, and Diageo (United Spirits Limited) in various leadership roles. Goel was earlier associated with Vedanta as acting CFO and KMP of the company from October 23, 2021, to April 9, 2023. During his earlier role at Vedanta, he contributed significantly in terms of driving business performance, managing the financial affairs of the company, and heading the finance function with his leadership acumen. He was also instrumental in successfully handling regulatory approvals, investment matters, capital allocation, investor relations, and major M&A-related affairs.