Mr. Aditya Ghosh is also an IndiGo Member of Executive Committee, InterGlobe Group Core member of IndiGo's inception and management team.
Mr. Aditya Ghosh, 37, holds a bachelor's degree (with honors) in History and Law from Delhi University. As the President and Executive Director of IndiGo, Mr. Ghosh has the overall managerial and operations responsibility of IndiGo.
Mr. Ghosh joined our Board on May 30, 2007.
Mr. Ghosh is also a key member of the Executive Committee of the InterGlobe Group which is the body that is responsible for the management of the Group's businesses which spans a wide range of activities while staying true to the core competency of the travel domain. Mr. Ghosh plays an instrumental role in the management of the Group's affairs and advising on and formulating growth strategies of the InterGlobe Group.
Mr. Ghosh is a member of the Executive Council of the Federation of Indian Airlines as well as the CASAC (Civil Aviation Safety Advisory Council) of the Government of India.
Mr. Ghosh took over the role of the President of IndiGo in 2008 when it had a fleet of 18 aircraft with 2000 employees serving 17 domestic destinations. During Mr. Ghosh's tenure, IndiGo has grown manifold. IndiGo turned profitable for the first time in the 2008-2009 and has remained India's most profitable airline ever since.
IndiGo is the world's fastest growing Low Cost Carrier and India's largest airline by market share and has been recognized as the Best Low Cost Airline in India in every year of its operations. IndiGo has also been awarded as the Best Low Cost Airline in India and Central Asia at the Skytrax World Airline Awards both in 2011 and 2012.
Mr. Ghosh has been featured in Fortune's global 40 under 40 series for 2012 as one of the hottest young stars in business globally. Mr Ghosh has been ranked 27th in a list that includes names like Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Larry Page and Sergey Brin of Google, Marissa Mayer of Yahoo and many others.
Mr. Ghosh has been recognized for "Low-Cost Leadership" at the 10th Airline Strategy Awards in London in 2011.
Mr. Ghosh has been recognized as the "Young Business Leader of the Year 2011"at the NDTV Profit Business Leadership Awards.
Mr. Ghosh was also identified as one of "Hottest Young Executive" in India by the Business Today magazine in 2011.
IndiGo, as part of InterGlobe, has been listed in the Top 50 companies to work for in India consecutively for the last five years.
Mr. Peermohammed joined IndiGo in March 2006 and is responsible for finance.
Prior to joining IndiGo Mr. Peermohammed was Senior Vice President – Corporate
Treasury for Emirates Airlines and was responsible for treasury, corporate finance,
management accounts, budgeting, cost control and business finance. Previously Mr.
Peermohammed held the position of Corporate Treasurer of the Emirates Group and
was the Aircraft Financing Manager responsible for aircraft acquisition and lease
Mr. Peermohammed holds a Bachelor of Science from Bombay University, is a Chartered
Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Mr. Sanjay Kumar joined IndiGo in January 2007 and is responsible for commercial.
In an airline career spanning over 16 years with leading domestic airlines in India,
Mr. Sanjay Kumar has worked on various assignments in the area of Business Planning,
Marketing & Sales, Distribution, Product & Service Development and Media
Relations. Prior to joining IndiGo he was Vice President – Strategy &
Planning for SpiceJet. Previously Mr. Sanjay Kumar worked with Air Sahara.
He holds a Master’s degree in Economics, a Post Graduate diploma in Business
Administration and Bachelor of Law from Meerut University.
Mr. Ramdas joined IndiGo in October 2005 and is responsible for Customer Services
and Operations Control.
Prior to joining IndiGo Mr. Ramdas was Director of Airport Services at InterGlobe and managed the airport operations of InterGlobeís airline partners. Mr. Ramdas has been responsible for airport operations, aircraft handling, customer services, emergency response procedures, safety, contract negotiations, GSE purchasing, service level agreements and cargo. Previously Mr. Ramdas worked for Cambata Aviation Pvt. Ltd., Scandinavian Airlines, Tarom, Turkish and Delta Airlines.
Mr. Ramdas holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree (with Honours) from Delhi University and a Post Graduate diploma in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations.
Mr. Gupta joined IndiGo in September 2005 and is responsible for maintenance and
Prior to joining IndiGo Mr. Gupta was the Director of Engineering for Indian Airlines
and was a member of the aircraft purchasing team. Previously Mr. Gupta was
Director of the Jet Engine Overhaul Division and was responsible for gaining FAA
approval for engine overhaul and repair. Prior to this appointment Mr. Gupta was
General Manager – Engineering for the Northern Region where he managed the
induction and maintenance of Indian Airlines’ A320 fleet. Mr. Gupta joined
Indian Airlines as a Graduate Engineer.
Mr. Gupta holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in Mechanical Engineering from the
Indian Institute Of Technology, a Master of Business Administration from the Faculty
of Management Studies, University Of Delhi and is a licensed aircraft engineer.
Capt. Zaheer joined IndiGo in December 2009 and is responsible for flight operations.
A graduate of the National Defense Academy and the Air Force Academy, Capt. Zaheer
was a fighter and transport pilot, and a Qualified Flight Instructor in the Indian
Air Force. After leaving in 1984, Capt. Zaheer flew the Learjet and Hawker 700 business
jets in the USA, before joining United Airlines in 1990. He spent 13 years with
United flying the Boeing 727, 737, 757, 767, 777 and the Airbus 320 in both domestic
US and international operations. He joined Air Arabia in Sharjah, UAE in March 2004,
where he served as Chief Pilot and Postholder Flight Operations, and then as Director,
Operations & Engineering of flyyeti.com, their joint venture airline in Nepal.
Capt. Zaheer has flown over 14,500 hours in his 36 year aviation career. He is an
Airbus qualified Type Rating Instructor (TRI ) with over 4000 hours in command of
the Airbus 320.
Mr. Dhruv joined IndiGo in October 2012 and is responsible for Flight Safety.
Mr. Dhruv has 26 years of aviation experience. He is a Captain on A320 type of aircraft with more than 14000 flying hours. He has been associated with various aviation safety related work which includes aircraft accident/incident investigations, audits, imparting training in Crew Resource Management, Safety Management System & Emergency Response Planning. In addition he is a training Captain.
Mr. Dhruv holds a Bachelorís Degree in Business Administration.
Ms. Chopra joined IndiGo in April 2006 and is responsible for inflight services
and cabin-crew management.
Prior to joining IndiGo Mrs. Chopra was General Manager of inflight services, training
and administration with Air Sahara. Her responsibilities included setting up inflight
operations at four locations and a training centre at Delhi. She also formulated
a Quality Team for measuring the performance of cabin crew and service consistency.
Previously, Mrs. Chopra was the Quality Control Purser for Emirates where she was
involved in developing service standards. Mrs. Chopra began her aviation career
as an inflight crew member for Indian Airlines.
Ms. Chopra holds an Honours Degree in Food and Nutrition from Delhi University
and has over 23 years experience in domestic and international inflight services.
Mr. Ramandeep Singh Virdi joined IndiGo in Dec2008 and is responsible IT functions
He has around 15 years of experience in the areas of IT Infrastructure & Project
Management, Software, Networking & System Administration. He started his career
in software development in 1993. Prior to this Mr Virdi worked with HOD Software
Development and then he moved to head RampGreen Technologies, a subsidiary of vCustomer
Mr.Virdi holds a M.Tech (Computers and Networks) and MBA (University of Surrey,
Ms. Srivastava joined IndiGo in February 2006 and is currently responsible for Operations Control Centre.
Sunita has been with IndiGo since its pre-launch stage. Prior to heading Operations Control Centre, Sunita was responsible for pilot recruitment, management, Training planning, administration of training agreements and cadet schemes. Prior to joining IndiGo Sunita was with erstwhile Indian Airlines as a part of senior management of Flight operations Department.
She has about 21 years of aviation experience.
She holds a Masterís Degree in Economics and an MBA degree.
Vikram Chona joined IndiGo in January 2012, and is responsible for Corporate Affairs.
In a career span of over 21 years with leading organisations in India and abroad, Mr. Vikram Chona has worked on various assignments related to Sales & Marketing, Regulatory as well as Corporate and Public Policy. Prior to joining IndiGo, he was Vice President Ė Regulatory Operations at Uninor.
He holders a Masters degree in Business Administration from Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, USA and a Bachelorís Degree in Commerce from Delhi University.
Sukhjit S. Pasricha joined IndiGo in April 2013 and is responsible for the Human Resource function at IndiGo.
In the past, Sukhjit has worked with PepsiCo, Spice Communications, Apollo International and Vardhman Group. Prior to joining IndiGo he was working as Senior Vice-President HR with Bharti Airtel and was responsible for the HR function across multiple countries besides leading the HR Transformation and Change Management in Africa.
He is an MBA in HR with a rich experience of 18 years in creating and driving progressive people agenda at various stages of an organization.
Ms. Shalini Singh joined IndiGo in August 2005 and is responsible for Administration
function for the Airline.
She has 16 years of experience of handling the administration function that includes
management of Facilities, Security, Housekeeping, Travel, Transport, Vendors &
Expats etc. She started her career as a Labour welfare officer with reputed manufacturing
company and later joined InterGlobe Technologies and worked as an Executive Assistant
to the CEO.
Ms. Shalini Singh holds a Master's degree in Labour & Social Welfare and PG Diploma
in Human Resource.
Ms. Summi Sharma joined IndiGo in April 2006 and is responsible for Learning & Development function for the Airline.
Before joining, IndiGo, Summi was the Deputy Head of training function for Air Sahara and has 17 yearsí experience in the Aviation industry. She started her career as a Cabin Attendant and then moved to the Training department. Summi has been with IndiGo since its pre-launch stage and has been training extensively on Inflight functional skills and Behavioral & Leadership development courses for all levels in the organization.
Summi holds a Bachelor's degree in English Communication.