Mr. Vijay Kumar Chopra is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He was the whole-time member of SEBI for two years; prior to that he has been a career banker and has held several top positions during his 36 years of experience in banking industry. Some of his accomplishments include being the Chairman and Managing Director in Corporation Bank and SIDBI, 3 years as an Executive Director in Oriental Bank of Commerce and 31 years in various capacities in Central Bank of India.
Mr. Rajesh comes with more than 22 years of work experience in the Financial Sector. Prior to this, he was working as Senior Vice President with HDFC Bank Ltd., where he has been for the past 14 years, heading the Business Finance function across all business of the Bank. Mr. Rajesh has also worked with IDBI Bank, Union National Bank- UAE and Ernst & Young.
He is a Chartered Accountant and an industry veteran with 20 years of rich experience across risk domain in Retail asset product. He has Demonstrated profound knowledge in operational risk, credit risk, market risk, fraud risk, collections, internal audit, compliance controls & process strengthening and have worked in various leadership roles in Credit & risk in banks and financial institutions like ICICI Bank, and GE Capital.
Mr. Ramakrishnan Subramanian is a Chartered Accountant, Cost Accountant and Masters in Commerce. He has served several leading Banks, FIs in leadership roles since 1990 in India and abroad. He has also served as a Boards member of ING Vysya Bank and Shriram Capital, Shriram Transport, Shriram city union, in the past apart from having done senior Executive roles such as CEO, MD, Country Head, Asia Regional head roles in domestic and international banks.
He is currently engaged as a Sr. Advisor, Operating Partner, Consultant with PE, VC, FIs and Fintech in India. Within financial sector services, his deep expertise and experience are in Retail Financing - Mortgage, LAP, Personal Loans, Business Loans, SME, LAS, Gold, Auto, CV/CE, Securitisation. He has worked in senior capacities involving Strategy, Board, Governance coupled with strong track record on execution across functions covering Channels, Product, Pricing, Portfolio management, Funding, Credit policy, Credit underwriting, Collections management of large Universal banks, NBFCs and Fintech.
Mr. Purwar is currently the Chairman of Tadas Wind Energy Private Limited as well as Eroute Technologies Private Limited. He also works as an independent director in leading Companies across diverse sectors, viz. Power including Solar, Wind, Thermal & Gas based power projects, Steel, Pharmaceuticals, Telefilms, Engineering Consultancy, Financial Services as well as Fintech. He also acts as an Advisor to Mizuho Securities, Japan. Mr. Purwar was the Chairman of State Bank of India the largest Bank in the country from November, 2002 to May, 2006. He held several important and critical positions like Managing Director of State Bank of Patiala, Chief Executive Officer of Tokyo Branch covering almost the entire range of commercial banking operations in his long and illustrious career at the Bank. He was also associated in setting up of SBI Life. Mr. Purwar also worked as Chairman of Indian Bank Association during 2005-2006. He has received CEO of the year Award from The Institute of Technology and Management (2004), "Outstanding Achiever of the year" award from Indian Banks' Association (2004) "Finance Man of the Year" Award by the Bombay Management Association in 2006.
Mr. R. Venkataraman is the Co-Promoter and Managing Director of the Company. He holds Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Bangalore and Bachelor in Electronics and Electrical Communications Engineering from IIT Kharagpur. He joined the Company’s Board in July 1999. He has been contributing immensely in the establishment of various businesses and spearheading key initiatives of the group over the past 20 years.
He previously held senior managerial positions in ICICI Limited, including ICICI Securities Limited, their investment banking joint venture with J P Morgan of US and Barclays – BZW. He worked as an Assistant Vice President with G E Capital Services India Limited in their private equity division. He has a varied experience of more than 28 years in the financial services sector.