GMR Airports Ltd, SRINIVAS Bommidala, Delhi, India
- Indira Gandhi International Airport, Delhi, India
- Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad, India
- Mactan Cebu International Airport, Cebu, Philippines
- Crete, Greece
- Medan, Indonesia
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Srinivas Bommidala hails from a business family with over seven decades of experience in tobacco exports. After graduating, he joined the family business in 1982 and diversified into aerated water bottling plants, while growing the tobacco business globally further.
In 1995, as a founder Director of GMR Group, he established India’s first PPP power project in Chennai. Together with the founder Chairman GM Rao, Srinivas Bommidala spearheaded the GMR group’s energy business.
When the GMR group expanded its infrastructure play, as the first Managing Director of Delhi Airport in 2006, he led the transition of Delhi Airport from a public-owned entity to a public-private partnership enterprise. Under his leadership, the concept of Aerotropolis was conceived and took shape in Delhi and Hyderabad Aero cities. Since then, these have become a global destination for business, commerce, and leisure.
In 2008 he took over as the Chairman of Urban Infra & Highways, Construction, SEZ, and Airport Property Development Businesses. During this period, GMR Highways emerged as one of the largest National Highway Developers in the country. He led the Group’s maiden sports foray by building the Delhi franchise of IPL from inception. Delhi Daredevils today is one of the most valuable sports properties in India.
From 2012 to 2018, Srinivas Bommidala served as the Chairman of the Airports business. During this period, GMR has emerged as amongst the top five airport developers in the world and expanded its portfolio comprising Delhi, Hyderabad, Cebu (Philippines), Crete (Greece), and Medan(Indonesia).
In early 2018, Srinivas Bommidala has taken charge of GMR Group’s Energy portfolio along with GMR ‘s international airports business in South East Asia and Greece.