Mr. Harjeet Kohli
Harjeet is a part of Bharti Management Board and drives the strategic aspects of businesses, both across telecom & non‐telecom, by focusing on inorganic build‐outs, M&A, capital allocation, partnerships, strategic capital sources, corporate finance, capital structure, equity, investor management (private & public), investments, and risk management. He also plays the role of Business Sponsor driving core delivery & value creation for consumer & real estate businesses of the group.
Starting as a corporate & investment banker & finance professional leading into business roles, Harjeet has over ~24 years of work experience. As the Group Director, Harjeet also serves as a Director on the boards of Bharti Enterprises Limited, Bharti Infratel/ Indus Towers, Nxtra Data Centers, Bharti AXA Life Insurance Company Limited, Bharti AXA General Insurance Company Limited, Bharti Realty Limited, Del Monte Delmonte India, Bharti Land amongst others.
Prior to this role, Harjeet has served as Director ‐ Finance, CFO of Bharti Enterprises, Group Treasurer of Bharti Airtel and has worked on several strategic projects for Bharti Group, across strategic expansion, large scale acquisitions, divestitures, IPO, QIP, Rights, buybacks, secondary sales, capital markets debt, equity market – across listed companies (Airtel/Infratel/ Airtel Africa Plc) & including business/franchise dealsin Insurance, foods, real estate et al.
Prior to joining Bharti group in late 2008, he had 12 + years of corporate & investment banking experience at Citibank, across business build‐outs, product head, structuring, sales, relationship management, capital markets & full P&L based market management. Working across diverse industries and businesses he has been a trusted advisor for corporate clients across their strategic intervention needs, organic and/ or inorganic and across value curation, creation, enhancement and/or illumination.