Jet Airways Chief People Officer Rahul Taneja along with other top executives, CEO Vinay Dube, CFO Amit Agarwal quit from their services to the airline while the lenders are still closing down on an investor to clear debts and save the cash strapped airline.
Earlier in the day, the airline announced Amit Agarwal’s resigned from his post citing personal reasons through a regulatory filing by Jet Airways.
Rahul Taneja has been holding the office of Chief People Officer In Jet Airways since February 23, 2016. With nearly 25 years of experience, Taneja had also earlier served as corporate human resources (HR) at Essar Group where he led the strategic re-design and HR function for global operations across all business portfolios. Taneja served as President of Cons. India HR Service (P) Ltd.
CEO Vinay Dube had joined the airline in August 2017. Dube has previously held key managerial roles at Delta Airlines, Sabre and American Airlines in the US, Europe, and Asia, during his three decades of a global business career in the industry.
Agarwal has been Chief Financial Officer of Jet Airways (India) Ltd. since December 22, 2015, and served as its Acting Chief Executive Officer since March 1, 2016, until August 9, 2017. He has more than eighteen years of experience in the steel industry. He served as the Chief Financial Officer of Suzlon Energy.
Jet Airways has been grounded since 17 April after running out of cash to run its operation and failure to raise additional funds.
Etihad had earlier offered to acquire a stake in the cash strapped airline but said it can invest only up to Rs 1700 crore for a 24 percent stake for the revival of the airline.