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12:03 PM, November 5, 2015

Mistral Solutions has roped in Ashwani Datta, Ex-chairman and Managing Director of Bharat Electronics (BEL) as a Board Member and Strategic Advisor to the firm.

"With over four decades of experience in our industry, I believe Mr. Datta will add a valuable perspective to our strategic future plans," said Anees Ahmed, Chairman and Managing Director, Mistral Solutions said in a statement Thursday. "We appreciate his willingness to serve as a member of the board and look forward to benefiting from his guidance and counsel."

Mujahid Alam, CEO and Director, Mistral Solutions stated; "We welcome Mr. Ashwani Datta on board and we are sure his vast experience and insight will help guide Mistral's strategy and vision in the domestic and international Defense Electronics Business. "

Mr. Ashwani Datta joined Bharat Electronics after graduating in Mechanical Engineering from The Delhi College of Engineering in 1972. He has seen the company grow from a single Unit to multiple Strategic Business Units. He has extensive experience in Development & Engineering, Production, Quality Assurance and installation / commissioning of complex Radar & Communication Systems. He rose to the post of a Director in 2006 and was elevated as CMD in 2009. He has the unique distinction of having headed 8 of the 9 Units of BEL during his career.

After a memorable 39 year stint at BEL, Mr. Datta also held the distinguished and honorable position of Member, Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) for the Govt. of India.

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