Mumbai, 17th July 2023 Info Edge (India) Limited (NSE: Naukri and BSE: 532777) announces the appointment of Mr. Sanjiv Sachar as Additional (Non-Executive Independent) Director of the Company, effective from July 15, 2023, subject to requisite approval of the members.
Mr. Sanjiv Sachar, aged 65 years, is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and has retired as the Senior Partner of Egon Zehnder in 2016, the world’s largest privately held executive search firm. Mr. Sachar has set up the Egon Zehnder practice in India in 1995 and has played a key role in establishing the firm as a market leader in the executive search space across various industry segments. Over the course of his two decades at Egon Zehnder, Mr. Sachar has mentored senior executives across industry sectors that today are either Board members, CEOs or CFOs of large corporates in India and overseas. Mr. Sachar has also been a co-founder of a Chartered Accountancy and Management Consulting firm, M/s. Sachar Vasudeva & Associates and co-founded an executive search firm, Direct Impact.
He had started his corporate career in the finance function with SRF Nippondenso (now known as Denso), one of the world’s largest manufacturers of starter motors. Post-qualifying as a Chartered Accountant in 1982, Mr. Sanjiv started his career with the management consulting division of AF Ferguson (now part of Deloitte). He is the partner of the Delhi Chapter of Social Venture Partners, a global Philanthropic network. He is the chief Mentor of Huddle, an incubator located in Gurgaon.
Presently, he holds Board membership in HDFC Bank Limited and KDDL Limited and is also the Designated Partner of Sachar & Sachar LLP.
Commenting on the above appointment, Mr. Kapil Kapoor, Chairman of the Board said, “I am delighted to welcome Mr. Sanjiv Sachar as Independent Director to the Info Edge Board. He will bring rich experience in strategy, governance, finance and human resources. We believe that his contribution and counsel will be of great value to Info Edge and all the stakeholders.”