Goldman Says Chief India Economist Poddar Leaving Company

  • Joining "buy-side" company in London after Goldman stint
  • Spent close to a decade at Goldman, worked earlier with IMF

Tushar Poddar, chief economist for India at Goldman Sachs Group Inc., is leaving the company, spokesman Christopher Jun said by phone.

Poddar, based in Mumbai, has spent about a decade at Goldman, according to the company’s website. Prior to joining Goldman, he was an economist at the International Monetary Fund.

“Yes, I am leaving and will be on leave for the next couple of months and will be taking up a buy side position in London outside Goldman,” he said by phone. He declined to provide more details.

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