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Management Team

Executive Bios

Preet Sandhu

Executive Vice President- Infra

Preet Sandhu is the executive vice president and heads the infra business unit of the organization, which covers engineering, procurement, supply chain management, R&D, quality and safety health & environment (SHES). He has over 20 years of experience in civil construction and project development in regulated sectors in India with expertise in transportation, energy and land development.

Surendra Kumar Gupta

Chief Financial Officer

As chief financial officer, Surendra Kumar Gupta plays a key role in evaluating new business proposals from a cost-benefit standpoint. His responsibilities include conceiving new regulatory systems and putting them into effect as well as strengthening existing control measures.

Mr. Gupta has over 36 years of overseas and domestic experience, including in strategic business planning, corporate finance, managing capital raises, and ERP implementation. Prior to joining Azure Power India, Mr. Gupta was the group chief financial officer for Al-Suwaidi Holding Company, a provider of operations and maintenance services to Saudi Arabia's oil and gas industry. He has also worked for large manufacturing enterprises.

Mr. Gupta received his bachelor's degree in commerce from Delhi University. A qualified chartered Accountant, he has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India since 1977.

Glen Minyard

Senior Vice President – Research & Development

Glen Minyard has been senior vice president overseeing research and development since September 2010. Glen has 30+ years of experience in design and construction of more than 5,000 photovoltaic (PV) power plants globally. He has overseen the installation of a wide range of residential and large-scale commercial power systems – photovoltaic, wind, and hybrid electrical.Previously, Glen was the president of Minyard Solar Electric, Willits, CA. Before that he managed engineering and production at National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, Colorado.

Glen is a recognized thought leader in PV system design, specializing in solar electric equipment for remote homes, telecom and large industries. Glen holds an associate degree in electronic technology from College of the Redwoods, California and is a Certified CA electrical contractor.

Mohor Sen

Chief Administration Officer - Shared Services

Mohor Senis the chief administration officer and heads the shared services division for the organization which covers human resources, marketing and communication, IT and corporate operations.

Mr. Sen has over 40 years of experience working and consulting for corporations in areas including project management, human resources, organizational development and strategic communications.

Prior to joining Azure Power, Mr. Sen provided consulting services to Azure Power from January 2013 to January 2014. Prior to that, from 2008 to 2013, he provided consulting services to other companies in India, including Reinforced Earth Company and Geopetro International Holding Inc.

Mr. Sen received his Bachelor’s degree in Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and a Masters of Science from the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom.

Shankar Kumar

Head – Design, Engineering and Operations

Shankar is responsible for design, engineering and operations at Azure Power. Under his leadership, more than 500 MW of solar PV power plants have been developed with innovative designs and operated near real time under the patent pending National Operating Control Center. Shankar is an engineering graduate from Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology.

Samitla Subba

Head – Marketing

Samitla serves as the marketing head at Azure Power and focusses on Branding, Communications, Media and Investor Relations. Prior to Azure Power, she worked with Northern Trust as Financial Analyst. She is a management graduate from Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow.