Akshaya Patra Welcomes Navin Goel as CEO

LOS ANGELES: The Board of Akshaya Patra Foundation USA’s Chairman, Siva Sivaram is pleased to announce the appointment of Navin Goel as the new Chief Executive Officer of Akshaya Patra Foundation USA effective December 6th, 2021.

“We are eternally grateful for the magnificent leadership that Rajiv Jain has displayed in his short time here at Akshaya Patra USA as interim CEO. His steady hand and tireless work ethic have helped to make 2021 another successful year for our organization. We are thrilled to have Navin Goel join our team. His leadership experience and passion for philanthropy will no doubt prove instrumental to our future success as we look forward to continuing our mission to ensure that no child is deprived of education due to hunger.”

Rajiv Jain served as Akshaya Patra’s Interim CEO for the past 6 months. “It has been my privilege to serve Akshaya Patra which is a beacon of light for millions of children in India and I will continue to work with the organization behind the scenes as I pass the torch to Navin.”

Navin joins Akshaya Patra after an incredibly successful career as former CIO of Capgemini, a global leader in consulting, technology, and outsourcing services. Navin was also the Former Chairman and CEO of Sogeti USA, a subsidiary of Capgemini. “I am honored to serve and extremely humbled to join Akshaya Patra USA as the new CEO. I look forward to working with our individual and corporate supporters, alongside our chapters across the United States. Together we will continue to work towards a mission of sustainability and growth ensuring that no child is deprived of education due to hunger.”