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.
Mr.Nilesh Vikamsey is a senior partner at Khimji Kunverji & Co LLP, an 82-year-old Chartered Accountants firm (converted to LLP w.e.f. 08-05-2019) and member firm of HLB International. He is presently Member of the Advisory Committee on Mutual Funds & Corporate Governance Committee of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Quality Review Board established by the Government of India under the Chartered Accountants Act, 1949, Risk Management Committee of Central Depository Services (India) Limited (CDSL), and Subgroup formed by Audit Committee of Coal India Limited (CIL) to consider revaluation of assets of CIL and its subsidiaries as on March 31, 2019.
He is the Past President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). He was an observer on board of International Federation of Accountants and Member of IFAC’s Technology Advisory Group. He was a member of IRDA. He was chairman of SEBI’s Qualified Audit Report Committee and member of Corporate Governance Committee chaired by Uday Kotak, Primary Market Advisory Committee and Committee on Disclosures and Accounting Standards.
He is a speaker/ Chairman, at various seminars, meetings, lectures held by various Committees, Regional Councils, Branches & Study Circles of ICAI, Bankers Training College of RBI, Comptroller & Auditor General of India (C&AG) and various other organizations.
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.