With a rich professional journey spanning over 35 years, Mr. R. Shankar Raman is a distinguished Chartered Accountant and Cost Accountant, showcasing his expertise in various capacities within the finance domain. His association with leading listed corporates has been instrumental in shaping his extensive experience.

In November 1994, Mr. Shankar Raman embarked on his journey with the L&T Group, contributing significantly to the establishment of L&T Finance Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary. Over time, he took on broader responsibilities, assuming a pivotal role in overseeing the entire finance function at the Group level, which included functions like Risk Management and Investor Relations.

Elevated to the position of Chief Financial Officer of Larsen & Toubro Limited in September 2011, Mr. Shankar Raman’s leadership in finance was further acknowledged with his appointment to the Board on October 1, 2011. Additionally, he serves on the Board of Management for several companies within the L&T Group.

Mr. Shankar Raman’s exceptional contributions have not gone unnoticed, with multiple prestigious awards to his credit. He has been honored as the Best CFO of Asia in the Industrial Sector by the renowned Institutional Investor Magazine based in New York. Furthermore, he has received Best CFO Awards from reputable entities such as CNBC TV18, Financial Express, Business Today, and Yes Bank.

Adding to his influential roles, Mr. Shankar Raman served as the Chairman of the CII’s National Committee of CFOs during 2017-18, demonstrating his commitment to advancing financial leadership. Additionally, he played a crucial role as a member of Uday Kotak’s Committee on Corporate Governance, a committee constituted by SEBI. Through these roles, Mr. Shankar Raman has made indelible contributions to the corporate landscape, embodying excellence in finance and governance.

“Mr. R. Shankar Raman, the Chief Financial Officer of Larsen & Toubro Limited, stands as a beacon of financial leadership with over 35 years of enriching experience. His journey, marked by pivotal roles within the L&T Group, reflects his exceptional contributions to finance, risk management, and investor relations. Recognized with prestigious awards, including Best CFO of Asia, Mr. Shankar Raman’s dedication to advancing financial leadership is evident through his chairmanship of CII’s National Committee of CFOs and membership in Uday Kotak’s Committee on Corporate Governance. His unwavering commitment to excellence has undeniably shaped the corporate landscape.”~ said Dr. Shishir Gupta, Founder and CEO of StartupLanes.

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