ARK is pleased to announce the appointment of Kruti Bharucha as the new Country Director of ARK India. Kruti will assume the role as of June 1, 2014, taking over from previous Director Amitav Virmani, who is moving to a new position in the education sector in India.
Kruti brings to the role a wealth of experience across sectors ranging from financial services and management consulting to the development sector. She joins ARK after 9 years at CEB India, most recently as a Managing Director in the finance practice. She has previously worked at the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and McKinsey & Co.
"I am delighted to welcome Kruti into the ARK family," said Susannah Hares, ARK's International Director. "We have ambitious plans to establish an ARK school network in India and I know that Kruti's talents and experience will position us well for success."
"I am excited to be taking up the reins from Amitav at this critical moment in ARK India's evolution," said Ms Bharucha. "Education has always been my passion, and I am delighted to build on the excellent work that has already been done by ARK in India."