News: BYJU'S appoints Ajay Goel as Chief Financial Officer


BYJU'S appoints Ajay Goel as Chief Financial Officer

Goel joins the edtech major from Vedanta where he served as Group Deputy CFO.
BYJU'S appoints Ajay Goel as Chief Financial Officer

Edtech major BYJU’S has appointed Ajay Goel as its Chief Financial Officer (CFO), to strengthen the company's financial operations, long-term business strategies, and path to profitability.

As CFO, Goel will be responsible for overseeing financial strategy and management for BYJU’S. He will work closely with the founders and the senior leadership on strategy development, capital planning and financial analysis, the company said in a statement.

With over two decades of experience, Goel has a proven track record of delivering strong financial and operational results to companies across sectors, including Vedanta, Diageo, GE, Coca Cola, and Nestle. In his last role, Goel served as Group Deputy CFO with Vedanta Resources.

“With his extensive experience and diverse skill-set, Ajay is the ideal candidate to take on the role of CFO as we continue to chart the course of sustainable growth in this exciting new phase. His strategic thinking and financial acumen will be instrumental in helping us create even more value for our stakeholders,” said Byju Raveendran, Founder and CEO, BYJU’S.

“I am eagerly looking forward to working closely with the leadership team and contributing to BYJU'S continued growth and success, as we strive to create a bigger impact around the world,” added Goel.

Goel possesses expertise in various areas such as building high-performing teams, dealing with Board and Audit Committee, strategic finance, business partnering and decision support, leading M&As, capital restructuring and funding strategy, taxation, and other related fields. 

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Topics: Appointments, C-Suite, #Movements

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