Media Centre

SpiceJet appoints Ashish Kumar as Chief Financial Officer

GURUGRAM, September 9, 2022: SpiceJet has appointed Ashish Kumar as the Chief Financial Officer with effect from September 9, 2022.

Ashish, who comes with over 26 years of experience across various sectors, joins SpiceJet from Interglobe Enterprises where he served as VP (Head) - Corporate Finance beginning January 2019. Previously, he served as Chief Financial Officer at Interglobe Hotels for five years from 2014 to 2018.

Prior to that, Ashish was Head of Finance at Tata Value Homes and Suzlon Infrastructure from 2011 to 2014 and 2009 to 2010 respectively. He has also worked with Reliance Infrastructure and Hindustan Petroleum.

A certified Chartered Accountant (ACA), Cost Accountant (FCMA) and Company Secretary (ACS), Ashish is an M.Com from University of Kolkata and B.Com (Hons) from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata.

Ajay Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, SpiceJet, said, “I am delighted to welcome Ashish to the SpiceJet family. Restructuring SpiceJet and putting it back on a path of rapid growth is the best job in the aviation industry today. Ashish’s experience and proven track record will ensure that he can successfully lead this effort. I wish him all the best for his new role.”

Ashish Kumar, Chief Financial Officer, SpiceJet, said “I am delighted and honoured to join SpiceJet and look forward to closely working with the team. I hope to contribute to the growth story and scale greater heights with the Company under the able leadership of Mr. Ajay Singh.”

About SpiceJet:

SpiceJet is India's favourite airline that has made flying affordable for more Indians than ever before. SpiceJet is an IATA-IOSA certified airline that operates a fleet of Boeing 737s, Q-400s & freighters and is the country's largest regional player operating multiple daily flights under UDAN or the Regional Connectivity Scheme. The majority of the airline's fleet offers SpiceMax, the most spacious economy class seating in India.

The airline also operates a dedicated air cargo service under the brand name SpiceXpress offering safe, on-time, efficient and seamless cargo connectivity across India and on international routes.