Bajaj Group Appoints Neeraj Jha Chief Communications Officer
by EVENTFAQS Bureau Industry Watch | September 3, 2021 | News
Bajaj Group Neeraj Jha
Bajaj Group has announced the appointment of Neeraj Jha as Group President & Chief Communications Officer with effect from 1 September 2021.
He will report to Kushagra Bajaj, Chairman, Bajaj Group and will be based at the group’s headquarters in Mumbai.
He moves after a brief stint at Bharti Airtel, before which he was head of the corporate communications function at HDFC Bank, where he spent over 14 years. Jha, who started off as a journalist, will be responsible for the Bajaj Group’s brand reputation and image, and advising the senior leadership on matters pertaining to reputation, media and communication in his new role.
“I have long believed communication can play a crucial role in building successful organisations. The need has never been more apparent than today when organisations must communicate fast, accurately and responsibly to stay ahead and be liked in a digitally connected world,” said Kushagra.
“We’ve been on a constant pursuit to bring world-class talent on board to support our future endeavours as we move to the next phase of our growth journey. We’re delighted and excited to have Neeraj. He brings with him just the right mix of skill, experience and industry insights we seek.”
Jha said, “It’s a rare privilege and honour for me to be associating with a brand as iconic as Bajaj. Few names can evoke the trust, respect and pride like it can. Kushagra has proved that he has the vision, strategy, the dynamism, and indeed, the humility to build on its rich legacy to take the Group, one of country’s oldest, solid and most progressive – to greater heights. I’m delighted and at the same time thankful to Kushagra for having made me part of this journey.”
As Group President and head of comms he will advise the Chairman and senior leadership on matters pertaining to reputation, media and communication.