– INDIA, New Delhi – Azure Power Global Limited (NYSE: AZRE) today announced the appointment of Alan Rosling to its Board as a non-executive Director and nominee of Azure by Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec.
Mr. Rosling will become the Board Chairman, replacing Barney Rush who announced his retirement effective on September 30, 2021
Mr. Rosling shall also assume the role of Chairman of the Board of Azure Power India Private Limited, a subsidiary of Azure Power Global Limited.
“We are pleased to have Mr. Rosling join our Board as the new Chairman. His long history of leadership and connect with India, coupled with his hands on experience in the clean energy space makes him an ideal person for this role. I look forward to working closely with Mr. Rosling to continue to ensure Azure Power delivers positive impact for all stakeholders, including our people and society.” said CEO, Dr. Ranjit Gupta.
About Alan Rosling
Mr. Rosling is co-founder & director of ECube, a specialist in ESG advisory and climate finance in India. Mr. Rosling was earlier co-founder of Kiran Energy Solar Power and previously an Executive Director of Tata Sons Limited, where he was in charge of the Tata Group’s internationalization drive.
Mr. Rosling commented, “I am delighted to take on this role at such an exciting time for Azure Power — the sector dynamics are changing rapidly and present a huge canvas of opportunities for the established long-term players like Azure. With strong investors and experienced leadership, Azure is well placed to navigate through these changes and to be a leading player in the decarbonizing economy. I look forward to contribute meaningfully to this exciting journey.”
Mr. Rosling was educated at Cambridge University and the Harvard Business School and in 2014 was awarded Commander of the British Empire.
About Azure Power
Azure Power is a leading independent renewable power producer in India. Azure Power developed India’s first private utility-scale solar project in 2009 and has been at the forefront in the sector as a developer, constructor, and operator of utility-scale renewable projects since its inception in 2008. With its in-house engineering, procurement, and construction expertise and advanced in-house operations and maintenance capability, Azure Power manages the entire development and operation process, providing low-cost renewable power solutions to customers throughout India.
For more information: https://www.azurepower.com/
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