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Aakash Educational Services appoints Deepak Mehrotra as MD & CEO

Aakash Educational Services Ltd (AESL), a subsidiary of BYJU’s, has named Deepak Mehrotra as its new Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Mehrotra, with over three decades of experience spanning FMCG, telecom, and education sectors, previously served as MD at Ashirvad Pipes and held roles at Pearson India, Bharti Airtel, Coca-Cola, and Asian Paints. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT Roorkee, an MMS from JBIMS, and has completed an Executive program at The Wharton School in Philadelphia, USA.

In his new role, Mehrotra aims to leverage technology and contemporary teaching methodologies to enhance student learning experiences. AESL, offering coaching for medical and engineering entrance exams, school/board exams, and competitive exams such as NTSE, KVPY, and olympiads, operates over 310 Aakash centers and serves more than 400,000 students.