Jubilant finds replacement for Pota. Hope he is a match.

Pratik Pota, the man widely credited for Jubilant’s turnaround had resigned as CEO in January 2022. Since then, there has been a significant overhang of his resignation on the Company’s stock price (corrected by >40%). It was though in any case over extended, trading at a trailing P/E of >150x then. Even after the decline, … Read more

Jubilant Food looses CEO. Will concern many.

Pratik Pota has resigned as the CEO of Jubilant Foodworks. Key points to note – Pota had joined Jubilant in March 2017 from Pepsico. Pota is widely regarded as the man behind Jubilant’s turnaround. The Company was facing significant headwinds and was struggling operationally before he had joined. Since his joining, the Company has witnessed … Read more

Colgate hires New MD CEO from HUL

Colgate Palmolive India (CPI) has informed the following top management changes – The current CEO and MD, Mr. Ram Raghavan has been promoted as President, Enterprise Oral Care, for Colgate Palmolive Company, the parent Company of CPI and will be based out of its headquarter at New York. In place of Ram, CPI has hired … Read more

Gangwal decides to exit from Indigo. Next steps from Bhatia keenly awaited.

Finally, as was widely expected, Rakesh Gangwal, the co-founder of Indigo makes some important announcements. He will gradually sell his shareholding over the next 5 years. Gangwal group currently owns 36.61% of Indigo. So as to ease his stake selling and not get restricted due to the access to the non-public information, he has resigned … Read more

PTC Indian Financial Services sees unprecedented resignation by all the Independent Directors. Must be looked into by regulators urgently.

All 3 independent directors of PTC Indian Financial Services (PFS) have resigned citing corporate governance concerns. I don’t remember something like this happening before. Key points to note – PFS is the NBFC subsidiary of PTC India (65% ownership) Independent directors have raised corporate governance concerns especially on the MD & CEO of PFS, Pawan … Read more

New CFO joins Tata Power. Seems normal course of business.

On October 28, 2021, Tata Power had informed to appoint Mr Sanjeev Churiwala as new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to replace Mr Ramesh Subramaniam, who was moving into a new role within the Tata Group. Key points to note – Sanjeev has joined the company w.e.f January 1, 2022. He has more than 27 years … Read more