Rohit Philip appointed IndiGo CFO


NEW DELHI: InterGlobe Aviation, the parent company of low cost carrier (LCC) IndiGo, on Wednesday appointed Rohit Philip its chief financial officer. Philip, who will take charge from July 18, will report to airline president Aditya Ghosh. He succeeds Pankaj Madan who is leaving IndiGo “to pursue other interests”.
Philip will be joining IndiGo from Xerox Corporation based in Norwalk, USA, a leading document management and business services company where he served as corporate VP and treasurer. Prior to that, he had worked at United Airlines for 17 years where he was senior VP, corporate strategy and business development. He held several other positions during his long stint at United, VP (financial planning and analysis) and assistant treasurer (corporate finance) and VP (finance) and CFO, Mileage Plus Holdings.
Philip is a 1995 MBA from Cornell University and a 1992 mathematics graduate from St Xavier’s College, University of Mumbai.
Aditya Ghosh said, “We are fortunate and excited at Rohit joining the IndiGo team. His enormous and varied experience and understanding of the airline industry will greatly strengthen our team as we continue to build a world class, national air transportation network.”
Philip said: “I am delighted about joining the IndiGo team at this very exciting stage of the airline’s journey. I am looking forward to coming back to the airline industry with one of the leading low cost airlines in the world.”