udChalo, a leading consumer technology company focusing on Indian Defence Personnel and their dependents, has announced the appointment of Abani Kant Jha as its Chief Financial Officer.
Jha, with an experience spanning over 25 years in the industrywill bringin his expertise to lead the financial strategy and operations at udChalo.
In his role, Abani will contribute to strategy formulation in alignment with the organization’s long-term objectives and goals, planning and management of company resources to maximize ROI, identifying cost saving projects and leading the treasury of the organization for effective deployment of funds. He will lead a team of Tax Experts, Consultants, and the Finance Team at udChalo and play a key role in bringing investments for the next growth phase of the organization.
Ravi Kumar, CEO of udChalo said, “We are pleased to welcome Abani Jha to our team. I firmly believe that his knowledge will help our business grow by leaps and bounds. We are confident that his expertise in global finance will benefit us to have better financial operations,identify risks and setting up processes to mitigate them.”
On his appointment, Abani Kant Jha stated,“I am elated to step into the CFO role atudChalo. I believe udChalo has a great business model and talented management team that uniquely positions it to capitalize on the changing environment. I look forward to working with the team and provide my expertise to collectively achieve company’s mission and vision at this pivotal stage.”
Most recently, Abani served as Director of Business Operations & CFO of Jindal Flims, a global leader in the development and manufacture of speciality films for the packaging industry, where he was instrumental in formulation and implementation of global manufacturing and selling strategies, potential M&A, cost optimization, risk management and drove a renewed focus on customer success. He was associated with establishments, like EaseMyTrip, Aditya Birla Group, Koutons, DP World and Reliance Industries Limited, held significant roles and handled global positions at leadership levels. In addition, he has been instrumental and played a key role in IPO activation in the recent past.