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Chief Financial Officer
Prateek Aggarwal is the Chief Financial Officer at HCL Technologies. He is a business-focused finance professional with over 27 years of experience, driving strategic initiatives (both organic and inorganic), financial planning and analysis, business finance and contracting, controllership, investor relations, treasury, insurance, global taxation, and legal and compliance. He also has experience in operations, having managed factories and distribution chains, apart from setting up and running shared services.
After his stint from 2005-2008, Prateek re-joined HCL Technologies in 2012 and has held several leadership roles over the past six years. In the past couple of years, Prateek has played a pivotal role in shaping HCL’s Mode 3 strategy and scaling our Products & Platforms business, as well as leading M&A pursuits from financial and legal angles. Earlier, he was leading strategic financial initiatives from the CEO’s office, crafting win-win organic and inorganic deals, strategic and annual plans, and leading several other operational and financial initiatives to improve growth and profitability.
During his first tenure with HCL, as the Head of Finance for the Software business, Prateek created several firsts for HCL, including a financial planning and analysis team, a ‘project profitability’ mechanism to measure profitability down to the project level, setting up and running employee HR services, etc.
Prateek is a graduate in commerce from SRCC, Delhi, and holds an MBA degree from IIM, Calcutta. He has also completed an M&A course from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. His past experience includes working with organizations like Hindustan Unilever and GECIS/Genpact, among others.
Prateek is married and has a daughter and a son. He enjoys reading, adventure sports, and traveling with family during vacations.