Rural Spark hires Managing Director Aravind Kumar

Rural Spark is ready to step up it's game and is happy to announce that Aravind Kumar joining Rural Spark to make that happen in the role of Managing Director. Aravind brings relevant experience in the off-grid energy sector, allowing Rural Spark to establish its unique value proposition in the market, build out critical functions of finance, supply chain, operations, production, marketing, human resources and business development, and defining the product roadmap to align with market requirements.

Over 1.600 people have applied for the role of Managing Director of Rural Spark, and a very thorough process clearly made Aravind come out on top. Aravind has over 10+ years of experience in management consulting, business development, P&L management and entrepreneurship. He has previously worked at organizations such as McKinsey & Co., TechnoServe, and Greenlight Planet and holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Delhi University. Aravind has large knowledge about the sector, having worked as an experienced professional in the sector with one of the market-leading rural electrification companies.

Aravind strongly believes in market-based, financially sustainable strategies for the BOP segment and shares Rural Spark's vision for rural electrification. His professional network across multiple countries helps Rural Spark grow beyond India to international markets.

We are excited to have Aravind on-board and transform Rural Spark into a commercially strong, financially viable and scalable enterprise. For our partners, customers, sponsors and other stakeholders, we are confident your interests will be met even more. We're happy to introduce you to work with Aravind directly, and together grow the energy network of tomorrow while providing lots of people with reliable access to energy.