McDonald’s operator Westlife Foodworld appoints Saurabh Bhudolia as CFO
Westlife Foodworld Ltd. (formerly Westlife Development Ltd.) – owner and operator of McDonald’s restaurants in west and south India, has appointed Saurabh Bhudolia as its chief financial officer (CFO).
In his new role, Saurabh will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of financial management and strategy to ensure the company’s financial success. He will work closely with the leadership team to devise effective financial strategies for Westlife Foodworld and report to Akshay Jatia, executive director.
Saurabh who comes with experience in the manufacturing industries (Steel, FMCG, Beverage, and Retail) in India, New Zealand, and Singapore, is a Chartered Accountant (CA).
His areas of expertise have been accounting, budgeting & costing, treasury, taxation, project finance, financial reporting, business partnering, M&A, IR, funding, and auditing.
Prior to joining Westlife Foodworld, Saurabh held CFO positions at Lux Industries and Future Group India. He has also worked with organisations such as Tata Steel, Mondelez International, and Sula Vineyards in his professional journey of over 15 years.
Amit Jatia, Vice Chairman, Westlife Foodworld Ltd. Said, "Saurabh’s industry experience and knowledge will be of great value in advancing our strategic vision and achieving our business objectives.”
“I am looking forward to leveraging my experience to provide financial guidance, ensure compliance and maximise profitability. I am positive that my area of expertise and skill sets will enable Westlife Foodworld to soar to greater heights,” said Saurabh.