Bharat Kedia is Chief Financial Officer at Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL). He is a finance professional with over 25 years of diversified experience spanning the entire gamut of finance including Taxation, Treasury, Financial Reporting with the additional responsibility of IPO, Investor Relations, Corporate Strategy, Information Technology, Procurement, HR, M&A, SAP Implementation and Legal & Compliance function.
In his previous stint at Parag Milk Foods, he played a key role in the listing of the company. He has also played an important role at Coca-Cola HBC with his strategic initiatives including driving the Non-Carbonated Drinks Business, turning around loss making operations into profits and driving growth ahead of industry, while expanding profit margin. He is also well known for being a strong proponent of Corporate Governance Practices at Publicis India by working closely with the Board.
Bharat is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary and has attended executive programs as part of Development in Business Finance at IMD Switzerland. He has also been conferred with one of India’s most prestigious awards for the Finance Community - the ‘CFO-100’ at nine dot nine India’s CFO-100 Awards 2015-16.