IndiGo Appoints Venkataramani Sumantran as Chairman of the Board


InterGlobe Aviation on Wednesday appointed Venkataramani Sumantran, an independent non-executive director since May 2020, as chairman of the board of IndiGo, succeeding Meleveetil Damodaran.

“Sumantran is an outstanding business leader as well as a very experienced member of the IndiGo Board of Directors, facilitating a smooth transition of the Board Chair,” said IndiGo Chief Executive Officer, Rahul Bhatia, welcoming Sumantran to the new position.

“As we prepare for the next phase of our ambitious overseas expansion, Sumantran’s understanding of international markets and world-class global practices will stand us in good stead,” he added.

Having worked in the United States, Europe and Asia, Sumantran is currently President and CEO of Celeris Technologies, a strategic consulting firm. He also sits on the boards of Rane Holdings Limited and TVS Electronics Limited.

“As the world moves beyond Covid-19, we look forward to serving many more customers while providing them with a new digital experience, adding new routes, many of which are international,” Sumantran said.

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