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Symphony Ltd. announces Amit Kumar as new ED and Group CEO

Kumar was previously associated with GE, PwC, Shapoorji Pallonji, EY, and KPMG.

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New Delhi: Symphony Limited on Tuesday announced the appointment of Amit Kumar as executive director (ED) and Group chief executive officer (CEO) of the Company, effective 2 August.

With over 18 years of work experience, Kumar was previously associated with GE, PwC, Shapoorji Pallonji, EY, and KPMG. He also co‐founded an analytics-focused start‐up and ran it for three years. He currently works with KPMG as a Partner with a focus on the Consumer Products sector and specialises in Business Transformation and Profitability Improvement.

Amit Kumar expressed his gratitude and said, "I thank the board of Symphony for giving me this opportunity. I look forward to leading the company through the next phase of its growth journey, take brand Symphony to new heights and help create long‐term value for all its shareholders and stakeholders.”

Welcoming the new ED and Group CEO on board, Symphony's chairman and managing director Achal Bakeri said, "We are delighted to have Amit Kumar join us as executive director and Group CEO of Symphony. He has nearly 18 years of experience with corporate and consulting sectors, had his tech start‐up, and has been a business transformation and profitability improvement specialist with three of the Big Four accounting/consulting firms.”

 

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