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GFG Alliance appoints Premal Desai as Group Chief Operating Officer

Author: Editorial Office

GFG Alliance appoints Premal Desai as Group Chief Operating Officer

16.10.2020. GFG Alliance has appointed Premal Desai as its new Group Chief Operating Officer (COO – Business Development), starting 1 January 2021. Alongside the oversight and expansion of GFG Alliance’s global footprint, Premal Desai will focus on the sustainable transformation journey of the Group.

Extensive experience

Premal Desai has extensive experience in the European industry – most notably in strategy, finance, operations and transformation. After 10 years at Boston Consulting Group he held several leadership positions at Thyssenkrupp AG from 2006 to 2020, most recently as CFO and Executive Chairman of Thyssenkrupp Steel.

GFG Alliance’s Executive Chairman Sanjeev Gupta said:

“We are delighted to welcome Premal to our worldwide GFG family. With his many years of experience in senior positions across our sectors, Premal is ideally qualified to fill the role as COO – Business Development, for our global group. His expertise and passion especially about sustainability and digital transformation will allow us to further expand and improve our businesses.”

Premal Desai said:

“I am excited to join Sanjeev and the GFG Alliance team. I have observed the continued success of GFG Alliance in transforming a challenged sector to create long-term economic, social and environmental sustainability. I look forward to contributing to the green journey of GFG.”


(Source: GFG Alliance)