TA Associates makes new hire in Mumbai

TA Associates, a global growth private equity firm, has appointed Ritej Bachhawat as a Vice President in its Mumbai office and as a member of the firm’s Strategic Resource Group.

“It is a great pleasure to welcome Ritej to TA,” says Dhiraj Poddar, head of TA Associates Advisory Pvt. Ltd and a Managing Director at TA. “Ritej brings a wealth of advisory experience on topics such as growth strategy, cost optimisation, digital transformation, sales acceleration and new business building. With this skill set, and an extensive knowledge of the Indian marketplace, Ritej is well-suited to lead our Strategic Resource Group’s efforts in India.” 

“TA has partnered with fast-growing companies across the Asia-Pacific region since 2007,” says Ajit Nedungadi, Chief Executive Officer of TA. “Our Strategic Resource Group plays a central role in helping to build additional value in the high-quality growth companies in which we invest. With many years of consulting experience across multiple industries, we believe Ritej will be a key contributor in helping to identify growth opportunities and improve performance for TA portfolio companies across the region.”  

Prior to joining TA, Bachhawat was an Engagement Manager at McKinsey & Company in India. He began his career at ZS Associates, India Pvt Ltd as an Associate Consultant. Bachhawat received BTech and MTech degrees in Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur and a Post Graduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow.