Byju’s appoints Rachna Bahadur to lead global expansion plans

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Byju’s appoints Rachna Bahadur to lead global expansion plans
Rachna comes with over 15 years of experience, before joining Byju’s, she was a Partner at Bain & Company where Rachna was a leader in the consumer product practice.

Byju’s, an Edutech firm has announced the appointment of Rachna Bahadur as Senior Vice President to lead the global expansion plans.

According to the company statement, “In her new role, Rachna will lead the overall planning, strategy, and roadmap for Byju’s expansion in new and existing markets.”

“In addition to designing Byju’s next growth phase, creating new partnerships, reinforcing sales, and solidifying the company’s market positioning across the globe, she will also be responsible for strengthening the footprint of Byju’s recent acquisition of Epic in the US market, it added.

Rachna comes with over 15 years of experience, before joining Byju’s, she was a Partner at Bain & Company where Rachna was a leader in the consumer product practice.

She also co-led the ‘Women @ Bain’ India chapter which aims at creating an inclusive and gender non-conforming (GNC) environment for women to thrive in.

At Bain, she has advised top Indian and MNC FMCGs on topics ranging across market entry, growth strategy, marketing, sales, M&A, and organization design.

“As we continue to evolve and diversify our business across the globe, we are focusing on bringing the best talent in the industry to further drive our mission of creating a community of lifelong learners. Rachna (Bahadur)is a leader with a proven track record,” said Pravin Prakash, Chief People Officer, Byju’s.

“Her extensive knowledge, depth of experience, and core background in consumer product practice will prove a key asset to us. She will play a vital role in charting a high impact and high growth network for Byju’s.” he added.

Commenting on her appointment Rachna Bahadur, said “For a decade, Byju’s has been at the helm of creating value in a students life, and I am thrilled to be a part of the team that is at the forefront of redefining the way education is delivered across the world,”

“I look forward to working with the team to further build on the foundation and growth potential in the business,” she added.

She has a B.A. (Hons) in Mathematics from St.Stephen’s College, New Delhi, and has an MBA from The Wharton School of Business.

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