Bharti Airtel appointed Nakul Sehgal as Corporate CFO, effective 11th Feb, 2019, reporting to the Chairman.
Nakul serves as the key interface between the corporate office and operations, leads the group financial reporting & taxation functions, monitors investments across geographies and works closely with both Airtel India and Airtel Africa to ensure high quality deliverables by group finance shared services function to both regions. He also serves as a Director on the Boards of different companies in the Group.
He has a rich experience of over 18 years, the last 9 years being in the Telenor Group. During his career with Telenor, Nakul has been in several roles spanning multiple geographies - India, Central Eastern Europe, and most recently Malaysia where he was the Chief Financial Officer of Digi.com Berhad. He was formerly the Chief Financial Officer of Telenor Hungary overseeing all financial matters and was responsible for establishing and executing the company's strategy and the Enterprise Risk Management efforts. Prior to joining Telenor Group, Nakul also worked with Ernst & Young and PwC.
Nakul has worked in three continents in key positions within the financial and commercial areas of international business operations in emerging and advanced markets. His experience includes driving operational excellence, identifying opportunities to enhance cash flows and building robust processes. He has also been a team leader in Assurance and Business Advisory Services for large multinational / multi location clients within the telecom, technology, retail, manufacturing and financial services industries advising and assisting in US GAAP, IFRS and SEC requirements.
Nakul is a Chartered Accountant who holds a Masters of Accounting and Finance from the Institute of Chartered Accountants, India, and a Bachelor of Commerce from Delhi University, India.