New Delhi: Dr. Anil Pant, MD and CEO of Aptech, a company supported by Rekha Jhunjhunwala, passed away on August 15. The company has confirmed this in its exchange filing. Aptech said in a statement that "The company regrets to inform you about the sad demise of Dr. Anil Pant, Managing Director and CEO, on Tuesday (August 15, 2023)". The employees of Aptech have also expressed their condolences to the departed soul. It has been said in the statement that 'Dr. Pant's contribution and energy are going to be missed by the company. All the directors and employees of the company express their condolences to his family. Deepest condolences have also been expressed.
Pant went on leave in June, citing health concerns. The news of Pant's death has come after several months of taking indefinite leave citing health concerns. The company had said in the information given to the stock market at that time that on June 19 this year, Pant had also taken indefinite leave due to deteriorating health.
The company held an emergency meeting on June 19. According to this filing, an emergency meeting of the company was also held on June 19. Explain that the company has also constituted an interim committee comprising select members of the board and senior management to ensure smooth functioning and continuity of operations. It is further mentioned that the Nomination and Remuneration Committee and the Board of Directors at Aptech have also taken the necessary steps to select the Interim CEO.
Aptech's MD and CEO since 2016 was Dr. Anil Pant. Under his leadership, Aptech has also received several recognitions, such as the assessment of the People Capability Maturity Model and Capability Maturity Model at Maturity Level 3 by the CMMI Institute in 2018. Prior to taking charge of Aptech, Pant was associated with companies such as Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and Sify Technologies. With an experience of over 25 years, Dr. Anil Pant has spent over 15 years in the IT and Communications space handling various responsibilities, including Quality, Sales, Marketing, Distribution, and product management.