Anuj Aggarwal, a member (HR) and also a former chairman of the Airports Authority of India (AAI), lost his battle with COVID – 19 on April 22. The news of his demise was shared by AAI on its twitter handle. With an experience of 32 years in the aviation industry, Aggarwal has led various departments during his career.
Aggarwal took over as the member (HR) at AAI in December 2014, and also shouldered additional responsibilities as chairman between August 2019 and November 2019.
He has served in various roles at the AAI in operations management, airport engineering and development of specific airports. Aggarwal joined AAI in 1989, but prior to that he was with NBC, a public sector enterprise, for three years.
An engineering graduate from BITS Pilani, Aggarwal had successfully completed various courses in management, leadership and corporate directorship. In its tweets, AAI fondly remembers him as a great leader who led many pioneering efforts during his long stint.
Many of the other senior leaders at AAI, DGCA, Aviation Ministry and other agencies are also fighting the coronavirus infection right now.