Vice President - Group Finance
As Group Chief Financial Officer, Atul Bhargava is responsible for the financial planning and strategy for the group and heads the Finance division. He is a seasoned hotelier, having worked in senior positions in various world renowned properties including Taj Hotels, Resorts & Palaces, Oberoi Hotels & Resorts in addition to extensive experience outside the hospitality industry with Vodafone. Prior to joining Southern Franchise Company he was Chief Financial Officer with Taj SATS Air Catering Limited which is a part of Indian Hotels Company limited traded on the Mumbai Stock Exchange. Atul earned a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting from Delhi University and is a member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India since May 1993.