Leadership Changes at Azure Power Global: M.S. Unnikrishnan Appointed as Chairman

Azure Power Solar Project in Uttar Pradesh

Azure Power Global, a leading solar power developer, has undergone significant leadership changes with the resignation of Alan Rosling as Chairman of the Board and the subsequent appointment of M.S. Unnikrishnan as Chairman.

Alan Rosling, after serving as Chairman of the Board and as a member of the Board of Directors, has concluded his term with the Azure group. His contributions have been instrumental in guiding Azure Power during his tenure.

In the wake of Alan Rosling’s departure, M.S. Unnikrishnan, a Non-Executive Director with Azure Power Global, has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Board. M.S. Unnikrishnan has been associated with the Board since August 2020 and has demonstrated exceptional commitment and expertise in the energy and environmental sector, spanning over three decades.

During his tenure as Managing Director and CEO of a prominent power systems and equipment company, M.S. Unnikrishnan played a pivotal role in implementing a growth-focused strategy and fostering a culture of robust corporate governance. His achievements have been recognized with several prestigious accolades, including the Asia Innovator of the Year award by CNBC Asia, acknowledgment as one of the best CEOs in India by Grant Thornton, and the India Innovator of the Year award by CNBC India.

The appointment of M.S. Unnikrishnan as Chairman reflects Azure Power Global’s commitment to strong leadership and continued growth in the renewable energy sector. His wealth of experience and proven track record are expected to guide the company towards achieving its strategic objectives and contributing to the broader sustainable energy landscape.