Mr Rahul Rao is Chief Financial Officer at HCC. He is an accomplished finance professional with more than 26 years of varied experience in spearheading turnaround, banking restructuring & cost optimisation, resolution plans for diversified industries. He has deep exposure to fund management, cost controllership, leveraged buyout, debt restructuring etc., apart from other functional areas like Budgeting, Treasury, Accounting & Audit, M&A, Investor Relations, Risk Management etc.
Rahul had worked with Va Tech Wabag GmbH, Austria for over a decade. As Vice President – Finance & Strategy (Europe Group CFO), he was responsible for strategic planning, financial & operational effectiveness, expansion plans, cash flow, tax optimisation, formulating risk & control solutions, restructuring etc. He also worked with Global Steel Holdings Ltd, Sterlite Industries India Ltd, SICOM Ltd and BSES Ltd. Before joining HCC, he had an entrepreneurial venture - SAR Sanjivani Consultancy Services Pvt Ltd, where he provided consultancy services for business planning, strategic growth, feasibility studies, due diligence etc.
Rahul is an Electrical Engineering Graduate and has done MMS in Finance.