The board of directors of NIIT Limited has appointed Sanjay Mal as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of the company with effect from June 5, 2020, in place of Amit Roy, as part of succession planning.
Sanjay has over three decades of rich experience across various functions in finance. He joined NIIT on April 3, 1995 and has been associated with the NIIT Group for over two decades and has been responsible for providing strategic direction to the finance function.
Sanjay’s core expertise lies in Corporate Finance, Treasury, Investor Relations, Large Deals structuring, M&A and New Ventures’ development, Financial Management, Risk Management and Corporate Governance. He has diverse exposure and strong relationships with multiple professional entities, industry and government bodies and forums, including banking & finance fraternity, legal, accounting & tax advisory firms and regulatory bodies.
In the years 2018 and 2019, Sanjay held the full-time role of CFO and the member of Executive Council, in NIIT Technologies Limited (NTL). He made significant contributions to the business growth of NTL and played a key role in divestment of the company working along with the leadership at NTL and the PE firm.
Sanjay Mal graduated in Commerce from Delhi University and is an alumnus of The Wharton School (Advanced Management Program), University of Pennsylvania, USA. Sanjay rejoined NIIT Limited as Head-Strategic Finance on February 1, 2020.