NEW DELHI, Aug. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Azure Energy (NYSE: AZRE), a number one solar energy producer in India, introduced that M.S Unnikrishnan, quickly retiring-Managing Director and CEO of Thermax Ltd., was appointed to Azure Energy’s Board of Administrators as a non-executive and nominee Director of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), which is a AAA debt rated, long-term institutional investor that manages funds primarily for public and parapublic pension and insurance policy in Canada with over CA$300 billion in belongings underneath administration and is Azure Energy’s largest particular person shareholder with 50.7% possession.
Mr. Unnikrishnan has over 30 years of expertise within the power and environmental sector. In his most up-to-date position as Managing Director and CEO of Thermax Ltd., he led the implementation of a method to speed up Thermax’s progress and place it as one of many main suppliers of energy programs and gear with a market capitalisation of over US$1 billion. Thermax Ltd has been acknowledged for having exemplary administration, robust company governance, glorious transparency and stringent moral practices. Mr. Unnikrishnan has acquired quite a few accolades for his management together with Asia Innovator of the Yr by CNBC Asia, among the finest CEOs in India by Grant Thorton, and India Innovator of the Yr by CNBC India. Mr. Unnikrishnan can be actively concerned with varied trade our bodies to assist in coverage making and expertise growth for India. Mr. Unnikrishnan has a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) from Visveswaraiya Nationwide Institute of Expertise, Nagpur and Superior Administration Program from Harvard Enterprise Faculty.
Talking on the appointment, Ranjit Gupta, Chief Government Officer, Azure Energy mentioned, “We’re happy to have Mr. Unnikrishnan be a part of our Board. His robust monitor report coupled together with his expertise managing and main one of the vital admired corporations within the energy sector over greater than a decade will present a helpful perspective as we proceed to execute our technique, drive profitability and improve worth for shareholders.”
Commenting on the appointment, M.S. Unnikrishnan mentioned “Azure Energy is a number one participant within the Indian solar energy sector. I’m glad to affix the Board of a corporation with such a powerful dedication to sustainability and governance. I look ahead to working with the opposite members of the Board to steer Azure Energy via the following section of its progress journey.”
About Azure Energy
Azure Energy (NYSE: AZRE) is a number one impartial solar energy producer with a pan-India portfolio over 7 gigawatts. Azure Energy developed India’s first non-public utility scale photo voltaic mission in 2009 and has been on the forefront within the sector as a developer and operator of photo voltaic initiatives since its inception in 2008. With its in-house engineering, procurement and building experience and superior in-house operations and upkeep functionality, Azure Energy manages your entire growth and operation course of, offering low-cost solar energy options to clients all through India. For extra data, go to: www.azurepower.com.
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