G4S India has announced the appointment of Mr. Ashok Bajpai as the Managing Director – G4S India with effect from July 1, 2014. He will also be responsible for Indo-British Garments Pvt. Ltd (IBG), the uniform manufacturing arm of G4S and businesses in Bangladesh and Nepal. Mr. Bajpai will succeed Mr. Mel Brooks, former CEO, who will take up the new role of Group Commercial and Strategy Director. Mr. Ashok Bajpai brings a vast range of experience to G4S.
Mr. Ashok Bajpai said, “I am glad to be a part of G4S family. G4S is committed to providing customers with world class security solutions by leveraging its global expertise in the field. As India’s third largest employer, it is imperative to balance growth with demonstrating G4S’s commitment to India as an active and socially-responsible corporate citizen. I am upbeat on the outlook for the Indian economy and believe that the security solutions sector would continue to grow at a double digit pace.”
He began his career with Price Waterhouse Consulting in Los Angeles and later returned to India to join the Indian Government, where he served in increasingly senior roles both in India and abroad. His last government assignment was as Consul at the Indian Consulate in New York. In 2012, he became CEO and then Regional Director of Essar Steel.