Fractal, a global provider of artificial intelligence and advanced analytics solutions to Fortune 500 companies, announced the appointment of Ashwath Bhat as Chief Financial Officer. Based out of global headquarters in New York, Ashwath will oversee the company's strategic finance, accounting, business intelligence, treasury, and legal functions.
"Ashwath has a great track record of driving operational excellence and profitable growth in global & diversified businesses. In Ashwath, we have found a passionate leader with a problem-solving mindset, well-aligned with Fractal's core values," said Srikanth Velamakanni, Co-founder, Group Chief Executive & Vice Chairman of Fractal.
Ashwath brings over two decades of global corporate finance and operations experience with reputed organizations such as GE, IBM, and Nielsen. Over the last 10 years, he served in a variety of positions within Nielsen, including as the SVP of Finance Operations, CFO for Gracenote, and VP of Corporate FP&A.
Ashwath is a Chartered Accountant from India and a graduate of GE's Finance Management Program.