Harsh Shah joins Azure Power as Chief Executive Officer
NEW DELHI, July 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Azure Power (NYSE: AZRE) (“Azure” or “the Company”), a leading sustainable energy solutions provider and renewable power producer in India, today announced in continuation to its update on May 6, 2022, that Mr. Harsh Shah has joined the Company today as its Chief Executive Officer.
Harsh brings deep business and leadership experience with strong track record of building large infrastructure platforms, developing high performance teams and delivering operational and financial success. Prior to Azure, he was the CEO at IndiGrid, India’s first and largest Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvIT) in the Indian energy sector. Harsh has also served as CFO at Sterlite Power and worked with AGNI Inc., L&T Infrastructure Finance, Procter & Gamble and HEC Infra.
Alan Rosling, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Azure said, “We are delighted to have Harsh on board with us at Azure and are confident that under his leadership Azure will grow rapidly in India’s exciting renewable energy sector.”
Harsh Shah, CEO Azure Power, said on this occasion, “I am delighted to join Azure team today. This is a tremendous time to be in the Indian renewable energy space and Azure is certainly placed very well to seize this big growth opportunity that India presents. I am thankful to the Board and the team for the warm welcome and I look forward to prioritise our efforts to take Azure to greater heights.”
About Azure Power
Azure Power is a leading independent sustainable energy solutions provider, and power producer in India on a mission to create value for all stakeholders through high-performance Renewable Energy assets.
We developed India’s first utility scale solar project in 2009 and since then, Azure Power has grown rapidly to become a leader in developing and operating large utility-scale renewable energy projects in the country.
We also partner with commercial and industrial customers in their decarbonization journey by providing comprehensive solutions for their clean energy needs.
For more information about us, visit: www.azurepower.com
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