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REC Ltd: Harsh Baweja takes charge as Director (Finance)

By IndianMandarins- 14 May 2024


Gurugram (14.05.2024): Harsh Baweja has taken charge as Director (Finance) at REC Limited after the approval from the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) on May 10, 2024. Baweja's appointment follows the recommendation by the Public Enterprise Selection Board (PESB), which identified him as the ideal candidate for the role after a rigorous selection process involving 11 candidates.
Baweja, a seasoned Chartered Accountant, brings with him an extensive experience of over 33 years in managing financial & business operations across multiple institutions. With over three decades of expertise in finance and a background as a Chartered Accountant, Baweja's appointment underscores his proven track record in navigating complex financial landscapes.
His tenure as Executive Director of Finance at REC saw him steer the organization through diverse financial challenges, demonstrating a keen understanding of both state and private sector financing. His distinguished career also includes overseeing REC’s key business offices in strategic locations across India. Baweja's profound understanding of the intricate financial landscape within the energy sector has been instrumental in steering REC's growth trajectory and enhancing its financial performance over the years.
Notably, his strategic initiatives have been pivotal in addressing the challenges posed by stressed assets, contributing significantly to REC's journey towards achieving a Net Zero NPA status by the end of the current fiscal year and diversification of financing portfolio with focus on renewable sector too.
Expressing his vision for his new role, Baweja said, "My focus will remain steadfast on securing low-cost borrowing, driving healthy growth for all stakeholders, and positioning REC as a frontrunner in renewable energy financing with zero NPA by fiscal year end."

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