IndiGo, the low-cost airline headquartered in Gurgaon, has announced the appointment of Rohit Philip, former United Airlines executive, as its new CFO with effect from July 18, 2016.
“Rohit will report to Aditya Ghosh, President and Whole Time Director and he succeeds Pankaj Madan who is leaving IndiGo to pursue other interests,” said an official release from IndiGo.
“We are fortunate and excited at Rohit joining the IndiGo team. His enormous and varied experience and understanding of the airline industry will greatly strengthen our team as we continue to build a world class, national air transportation network,” IndiGo President Aditya Ghosh said.
Prior to this, Rohit worked as Corporate Vice President & Treasurer of Xerox Corporation based in Norwalk, USA. The firm is a leading global document management and business services company.
In his early career, Rohit had also worked at United Airlines for 17 years where he was the Senior VP, Corporate Strategy and Business Development. There, he also held various other senior executive roles, that of VP- Financial Planning and Analysis, Assistant Treasurer – Corporate Finance, and VP- Finance & CFO, Mileage Plus Holdings.
A 1995 MBA from Cornell University, Rohit had done his graduation in Mathematics in 1992 from St Xavier’s College, University of Mumbai.
IndiGo appoints Rohit Philip as new CFO