Bajaj Finserv Wednesday said its Chairman and Non-Executive Director Rahul Bajaj has resigned and will take over as the Chairman Emeritus from May. Bajaj, 80, vide a letter dated February 15, 2019, has tendered his resignation which will be effective from the conclusion of the board meeting scheduled for May 16, 2019, the company said in a regulatory filing.
His appointment as Chairman Emeritus will be effective from May 16, 2019, it added. "The board of directors has appointed Nanoo Pamnani as Independent Non-Executive Chairman of the company in place of Rahul Bajaj, with effect from May 17, 2019," it said.
The company has also approved the reappointment of independent directors D J Balaji Rao, Nanoo Pamnani and Gita Piramal for a second term of five years. While the appointment of Rao and Pamnani will be with effect from April 1, 2019, Piramal's term will begin from July 16, 2019.
Rahul Bajaj, born on June 1, 1938 is recognised as one of the most successful business leaders of India. He holds a degree in economics from Delhi University, a degree of law from Bombay University and an MBA from Harvard Business School.
Stock of Bajaj Finserv closed 1.22 per cent higher at Rs 6,920 on BSE.
(With inputs from agencies.)