The Board of Directors of InterGlobe Aviation (IndiGo), at its assembly unanimously accepted the appointment of its co-founder and promoter, Rahul Bhatia, as its managing director with speedy impact, topic to the approval of the members of the corporate.
Meleveetil Damodaran, Chairman, IndiGo, mentioned: “This will further strengthen the airline in the years ahead. Bhatia would oversee all aspects of the airline, and actively lead the management team.”
Bhatia acknowledged that his agenda could be transformational and would give attention to increasing the airline’s presence in India and in worldwide markets and constructing for the long run.
Ronojoy Dutta, CEO & Wholetime Director, IndiGo mentioned, “I would describe Rahul as a restless and driven entrepreneur, who is always looking for bigger and improved opportunities in any business or venture. For example, our initiative into cargo, as well as the entire digitisation in the last couple of years, were spearheaded by Rahul. We are now entering a new phase in our journey, with more international and long-haul flights. In this evolving and exciting environment, strengthening the thought leadership in the company is a timely and welcome move.”