Badri is a senior corporate and management resource who wishes to expand his pro-bono charitable work after a successful and satisfying career as a board level business leader.
Badri has a proven track record of more than 30 years at leading Indian and global corporate giants. He began his career at Union Carbide, India and advanced via the finance and commercial functions into senior leadership roles at Eicher Group and Bharti Enterprises, where he also occupied executive Board positions for a number of years.
Badri’s track record is balanced mix of business acumen, strategic perspectives, and business transformations, setting up and developing start-ups to maturity as well as the ability to effectively lead large teams of several thousands of people. He has a thorough understanding of business, strategy, financial markets, commercial issues, government and regulatory interactions and legal, tax matters.
Badri has been involved in setting up partnerships and collaborations with diverse global brands like Mitsubishi (Japan), Axa (France), Siemens (Germany), IBM (USA), Volvo (Sweden) etc. where he was the lead director of the Indian partner.
As Honorary President/CEO of Bharti Foundation he conceptualized its vision to develop model schools in rural India for quality education to underprivileged children. He also represented Bharti as Lead Director in 6 joint venture companies in the Financial services, Insurance, I.T software, BPO and Telecom manufacturing sectors.
At Eicher Group played roles as Managing Director of Group Holding Company, Director Finance, Royal Enfield Motors Limited, Managing Director.
Badri is Certified Chartered Accountant, 1970 and a Bachelor of Commerce, 1966. He enjoys golf and travelling.