In a recent development, NDTV has announced the exit of Pramod Bhasin as Independe Director. In a corporate announcement to BSE, the company said, “New Delhi Television Ltd has informed BSE that Pramod Bhasin is contemplating entering into certain ventures with the Company and accordingly he has stepped down as an Independent Director of the Company. He will however continue to remain Non-executive Director of the Company.”
Bhasin is recognized as a pioneer in the Indian BPO industry, having set up Genpact, the Business Process Outsourcing arm of GE, in 1997.
Bhasin is a Chartered Accountant from Thomson McLintock & Co., London and holds a Bachelors of Commerce Degree from Delhi University. He brings with him 25 years of industry experience.
Bhasin was earlier an Officer of General Electric (GE). His career with GE and RCA spanned 25 years across the US, Europe and Asia. He was most recently the head of GE Capital in India and in Asia, having earlier worked with GE Capital's Corporate and Finance Group in Stamford, Connecticut, USA.