Akhil Gupta appointed as Chairman of Bharti AXA Life Insurance

Bharti AXA Life Insurance, wholly owned by Bharti Group, announced on June 19 the appointment of Akhil Gupta as its new Chairman. Gupta, who is currently the Vice Chairman of Bharti Enterprises, brings over 40 years of professional experience to the role.

Gupta has been instrumental in the growth of Bharti Airtel since its inception. He has demonstrated strong leadership in forging strategic partnerships with major investors like Warburg Pincus, Temasek, KKR, Qatar Foundation Endowment, AIF, and Sequoia Capital. He has also led the public listings of Bharti Airtel, Bharti Infratel, and Airtel Africa.

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In addition to Gupta’s appointment, Bharti AXA Life Insurance has strengthened its leadership by appointing Dinesh Kumar Mittal and VV Ranganathan as new directors to its Board.