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Azure, a leading sustainable energy solutions provider and renewable power producer in India, today announced the joining of Mr. Rupesh Agarwal as Chief Strategy & Commercial Officer.
Mr. Agarwal brings over two decades of leadership experience in asset development and strategy consulting; advising leading utilities and private equity investors on developing and managing their cleantech investments. Prior to Azure Power, he has held leadership positions at Convergence Energy Services; Government of India owned company; Lightsource India, BDO, & EY. He was also the founder of AEM Energi & Motum, a zero-emission electric mobility company which pioneered India’s first public electric bus trials under a wet lease model for urban utilities. At Azure, Mr. Agarwal will oversee all commercial and strategic functions with focus on building a cohesive growth strategy for the Company.
Commenting on the appointment, Harsh Shah, Chief Executive Officer, Azure Power, said, “We are pleased to have Rupesh on board with us at Azure. His deep business experience will help Azure have an integrated approach to meet our strategic commercial objectives. I look forward to closely working with him to capitalize on the right opportunities as we continue to deliver value impact projects.”
Rupesh Agarwal, Chief Strategy & Commercial Officer, on his appointment said, “I am delighted to join Team Azure at such an exciting time in India’s net zero journey. Azure has the potential to be a market leader in energy transition and I’m privileged to have the opportunity to work with the team and shareholders.”