Fractal, (fractal.ai), a global provider of artificial intelligence and advanced analytics solutions to Fortune 500® companies, today 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.
“We are delighted to welcome Ashwath to Fractal,” said Srikanth Velamakanni, Co-founder, Group Chief Executive & Vice Chairman of Fractal. “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.”
“Fractal is an exciting company that enjoys the trust of world’s most admired brands,” said Ashwath. “I look forward to working with the team and execute on the company’s priorities, accelerate growth and maximize stakeholder value,” he added.
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.