Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Devinder Ahuja is Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Novelis Inc. In this role, Ahuja oversees all aspects of the company’s financial functions and activities including accounting, treasury, global financial planning and analysis, global tax compliance, investor relations and finance excellence. During his tenure at Novelis, Ahuja has led the company through transactions to drive shareholder value and return on capital employed, including $4.5 billion dollars of debt refinancing transactions and a key joint venture transaction in Asia.
Prior to joining Novelis in 2016, Ahuja served as Chief Financial Officer of Alcon U.S., a subsidiary of the global healthcare company Novartis. During his 15 years at Novartis, he held various positions of increasing responsibility and as CFO for several affiliate-led teams in the United States, Japan, South Korea, Switzerland and India.
Prior to Novartis, Ahuja worked in the areas of accounting, controllership, business planning and strategic planning for a number of different companies.
Ahuja serves on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), the largest manufacturing association in the United States, representing small and large manufacturers in every industrial sector and in all 50 states. He is also on the Advisory Board of the Atlanta CFO Roundtable.
Ahuja holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from R.A. Podar College of Commerce and Economics in Mumbai, India and completed general management program from INSEAD in Fontainebleau, France. In addition, Ahuja is a Chartered Accountant.