Who is Banmali Agrawala? The new president of Tata Sons
Tata Sons on Wednesday appointed Banmali Agrawala as president, Infrastructure, Defence and Aerospace. He will report to the Executive Chairman, N Chandrasekaran, in his new role. He will be taking up his new role effective October 1, 2017.
Banmali has over 29 years of global experience. He has served in several senior leadership roles in the Wartsila Group and in The Tata Power Group.
Banmali served as a Member of the Board Of Directors and the Executive Director - Strategy and Business Development. He was also nominated to the Board of other Tata Group Companies and joint ventures.
Prior to Tata Power, Banmali was with the Wartsila Group for over twenty one years and at the time of leaving the Group, he was the Managing Director of Wartsila India Limited and a member of Wartsila Global Power Plant Management Board.
Agrawala's last assignment was the President & CEO of GE South Asia, a position he held from February 2013. Prior to GE, Agrawala was the Executive Director on the Board of Tata Power.