Bengaluru, August 1, 2018. C.B. Ananthakrishnan has taken over as Director (Finance) at Hindustan Aeronautics Limited today. Prior to this, he was Executive Director (Finance) at HAL Corporate Office.
Born in 1964, he is a Cost Accountant with MBA (Finance) from University of Madras. He joined HAL in March 2004 as Chief Manager (Finance) at Helicopter Division, Bengaluru.
He has over three decades of experience in private and public sectors with stints in merchant banking, pharmaceuticals and fertilisers before joining HAL. He is also HAL nominee Director in the Board of three joint ventures of HAL.
He played an active role in HAL’s Initial Public Offer (IPO) during March 2018. Having rich experience in pricing, he was instrumental in signing of major helicopter contracts of HAL including supply of 159 helicopters to the Armed Forces.