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BYJU’S appoints Puneet Bhirani as senior VP, operations

To oversee operations strategy and build strong technological support at the company.

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Mumbai: Edtech company BYJU’S on Monday announced the appointment of Puneet Bhirani as senior vice president - operations.

In his role, Bhirani will oversee the company’s overall operations strategy as well as build strong and innovative technological support to scale the business. He will strengthen internal capacity as per the strategic objectives, said the company in a statement.

“Puneet brings in a wealth of experience coupled with a deep understanding of business operations. We believe his joining will be a great value addition to the team and look forward to supporting him along the way," said BYJU’S chief people officer Pravin Prakash.

Before joining BYJU’S, Bhirani was associated with Ola Fleet as CEO and group COO at Ola across mobility, foods, and Ola electric. A CXO with over 24 years of cross-cultural experience across India, the UK, and the US, he brings on board his expertise in business transformation, new business setup & expansion, business development & cost/resource optimisation across various domains.

“I am extremely excited to be a part of the team that’s redefining the online learning space and making quality education accessible to all students," said Bhirani. "BYJU’S has displayed disruptive growth over the past 1.5 years, and I am looking forward to becoming an integral part of the brand’s upheaval and introducing new practices to continue the seamless momentum of existing processes.”  

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