New Delhi, Oct 1 (PTI) Fortis Healthcare said Monday its board has approved appointment of Girish Gupta as interim Chief Financial Officer with immediate effect.Also Read - Dengue Cases in Delhi Crosses 1,000 Mark This Year, 280 Reported Last Week

He replaces Gagandeep Singh Bedi, who resigned from the post citing personal reasons. Also Read - Delhi Govt Launches New E-Portal For Self-Assessment of Dust Control Norms | Details Here

Gupta is a commerce graduate from Shriram College of Commerce and a qualified chartered accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Fortis Healthcare said in a filing to BSE. Also Read - Sanitation Worker Injured After Boundary Wall Collapses in Delhi's Rajender Marg

“He is a global finance executive with 38 years of post-qualification experience across organisations and prior to joining Fortis, was working as an advisor on operations of insolvency and bankruptcy assignment for a public listed company and special assignments for NCLT,” it added.

The board has also approved the appointment of Sumit Goel as interim company secretary with immediate effect, Fortis Healthcare said.

Shares of Fortis Healthcare closed at Rs 135.20 on BSE, up 0.11 per cent from its previous close.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.