Private equity firm Everstone has named Alok Oberoi as Executive Chairman effective January 1, 2020. In another development, Zomato has named Akriti Chopra as its chief financial officer.
Everstone appoints Alok Oberoi as Exec Chairman
India and Southeast Asia-focused private equity firm Everstone has named Alok Oberoi as Executive Chairman effective January 1, 2020, the firm announced on Wednesday.
In his new role as Executive Chairman, Oberoi will work very closely with Sameer Sain, Co-Founder & CEO of The Everstone Group. He will drive the group’s overall strategy and governance as well as bring his vast network and investment experience to bear on investments and exits across asset classes and geographies. He will continue to serve on the investment committees and will also relocate to Singapore, Everstone said in a statement.
Oberoi spent over 14 years at Goldman Sachs where he was named as a General Partner in 1996. Amongst many businesses, Oberoi led Goldman Sachs’ Wealth Management business in Asia and subsequently also ran it internationally.
Zomato names new CFO
“Akriti has been building our finance and legal teams for more than 8 years now. Her analytical bent of mind, high level of ownership and moral authority make her a great fit for a CFO role at Zomato,” The Economic Times reported quoting Zomato chief executive Deepinder Goyal.
Chopra has filled the position left vacant by previous CFO Sameer Maheshwary, who quit almost a year ago. She holds a commerce degree from Lady Sri Ram College and is a Chartered Accountant.