Anant Maheshwari appointed as President of Microsoft India
Technocrat Anant Maheshwari was appointed as the President of Microsoft India, a subsidiary of US based software giant Microsoft Inc.
He will join Microsoft India in September 2016 and will take over operations of the company from January 2017. He will succeed Bhaskar Pramanik who retires in March 2017.
In his new role in Microsoft India, Maheshwari will be responsible for all of Microsoft’s product, service and support offerings across India.
About Anant Maheshwari
- He holds electrical & electronics engineering degree and a master’s degree in economics from Birla Institute of Technology & Science (BITS), Pilani.
- Prior to this appointment he was working as the President of Honeywell India. He was responsible for Honeywell India’s operations in three strategic business groups viz. automation and control solutions and aerospace.
- In last 12 years, he had held various business leadership roles in Honeywell including that of managing director.
- Prior to joining Honeywell India, Maheshwari was working with McKinsey & Co. where he worked with clients across multiple industries including telecom, IT and ecommerce, engineering equipment, private equity, automotive, steel, and pharmaceuticals.