Ankur Bhatia was Executive Director of Bird Group. He steered the group’s strategic axis to create manifold drivers of growth that made substantial contributions to the company and industry at large. Recently, he died due to cardiac arrest. He was 48 years old. Bhatia also moulded and executed blue ocean strategies that bolstered the overall brand proposition and precipitated a vault in core business value by identifying new growth avenues.
|Date of Birth||Not Known|
|Birth Place||Not Known|
|School||New Delhi’s Modern School|
|College||King’s College London|
|Children||Son – Arnav|
Daughter – Saina.
|Death||4 Jun 2021|
Ankur Bhatia was 48 years old. His father’s name is Vijay Bhatia (who is president of Bird Group) and his mather’s name is Radha Bhatia (who is Chairperson of Bird Group). His brother Gaurav Bhatia is a fellow Executive Director of Bird Group. Her wife’s name is Smriti Bhatia who is an architect. He has two children Arnav and Saina.
He completed his schooling at “New Delhi’s Modern School” and completed his college at King’s College London. After this, He was working on his family business.
He was working in the family business as Executive Director of Bird Group. The Bird Group was founded as Bird Travels in 1971. It is a leading operator in the hospitality sector. He also partnered with Spanish IT services provider Amadeus.
When he completed college he founded India’s first natural and perennial indoor ice-skating rink and café, iSKATE, in Gurugram.
Bhatia capitalized on the outsourcing wave in travel by launching a software development and service support company, Reservation Data Maintenance (India) Pvt. Ltd, or RDM, for managing back-end airline operations and inventory control. Established in 1993, RDM was the first Indian BPO firm.
He launched Bird Information Systems (BIS), which provides technology and solutions to airlines.
He had received the Honorary Consulate General of the Republic of Liberia in India. also he was the youngest elected chairman of the Delhi State Council for CII in 2006-07.
Bhatia was on the committees of various industry bodies like the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), the National Committee on Aviation, Infrastructure and Luxury Retail.
On 4 Jun 2021, Friday morning he died because of cardiac arrest.