Sanjay Sharma New CFO at Air India

Mumbai: Sanjay Sharma was named Chief Financial Officer (CFO) by Air India, with effect from June 10. Vinod Hejmadi, who has worked with Air India for more than thirty years, is retiring. He has succeeded him. Sharma has worked in the corporate finance, investment banking, and real estate industries for more than thirty years. He was the CFO of Tata Projects Limited before joining Air India. Sharma will answer to Campbell Wilson, the CEO and MD of Air India.

Prior to joining Tata Projects, he held the positions of managing director and head of equity capital markets at Deutsche Bank Group and CFO of Tata Realty Infrastructure Limited. Additionally, he held a variety of positions at Merrill Lynch Asia Pacific in Hong Kong and DSP Merrill Lynch Limited in Mumbai.

Commenting on the announcement, Campbell Wilson, MD & CEO, Air India, said: “We are pleased to have Sanjay joining the leadership team and look forward to his contribution to the ongoing transformation at Air India. We also thank Vinod for his long service to the Company, and for his vital role in its transition to private ownership and, thereafter, its subsequent transformation.”