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Top 50 CFOs in India

In recent times, the role of a CFO in an organization has undergone vast changes. A CFO is not only just a financial authority but a strategic partner to the CEO, supporting in the crucial decision-making and application of strategic methods in the company. Besides making responsible decisions about investment, CFOs today are expected to remain updated with the latest technologies. At present, Indian companies are gearing up for global competition and their outlook is extremely futuristic. With this outlook in hand, the role of CFOs is even more significant. India is one of the best countries in Asia in terms of its Geography, culture, and heritage. In the business sector, it has improved significantly over time. Listed down are the top 40 CFOs in India based on their performance, credibility, and talent. 

1)Alok Agarwal

Mr Alok Kumar Agarwal serves as Chief Financial Officer of Reliance. Mr. Alok Kumar Agarwal heads the Wholesale Group at the Company which includes the corporate and financial inclusion business. Mr. Alok Kumar Agarwal started his career in 1989 with Reliance Industries Ltd. as an Engineer. He later worked with ICICI Ltd. for 9 years in project finance department before shifting to ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Limited. Currently in Reliance, he focuses on global risk management projects besides handling finance related projects. Mr Agarwal has done his B.Tech in Electronic Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur and His MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. With a rich experience in the field, Mr Agarwal is definitely an extremely efficient officer and one of the best in the country. 

2)Samir Seksaria

Mr Samir Seksaria, is the Chief financial officer of Tata Consultancy Services. 

He has an experience in the IT industry of nearly two decades and he has taken significant financial decisions in the company, TCS. Before this, he was in charge of the Business Finance function for TCS, where was responsible for the financial management of the company’s individual operating units and was also responsible for the corporate financial analytics and planning of the company.Samir began his career in TCS in the year 1999 and spent his initial years in consulting assignments involving regulatory compliance, M&A spin offs, amongst others. In his earlier responsibilities, he has played a key role in the Initial Public Offering of TCS in 2004 and subsequently in various other financial transformation journeys such as simplification, straight through processes, early closures, and improved cash management. Mr Seksaria is an NMIMS, Mumbai graduate and he also finished his Chartered Accountancy from ICAI, Mumbai. Samir takes pride in having learnt from premiere TCS leaders including N Chandrasekaran, Rajesh Gopinathan, V Ramakrishnan and S Mahalingam. Mr Seksaria is an extremely loving and caring family man. When not working, he often travels with his family. 

3) C.S Muralidharan

Mr C.S Muralidharan is the chief financial officer of Sun Pharmaceuticals Industries pvt ltd. Mr Muralidharan is well-known for his excellent service in providing operational and financial leadership. After finishing his higher secondary in Commerce at DTEA Secondary School, he graduated from ICAI. He also attended an executive development program from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business. Mr Muralidharan expertises in Global Compliance, Capital restructuring and merging and acquisitions. After remaining the country head of the company named Allergan in Mumbai for nearly nine years, he joined Teva Pharmaceuticals where he remained the Group chief financial officer for a year. After that, he joined Sun Pharma in the year 2017, and is still the group chief financial officer there. 

4)Nilanjan Roy (Infosys) 

Nilanjan Roy is currently the Chief Financial Officer. Before this, he was the Global Chief Financial Officer of Bharti Airtel Ltd. and was responsible for the financial operations across India and Africa. He has held different leadership positions at Bharti Airtel for the last thirteen years. Before this, he worked with Unilever for nearly 15 years in their global operations across India, Europe, and the US. Mr Roy is undoubtedly an established financial officer, who has extensive and rich global experience including shareholder value creation, ESG and corporate governance, business partnering, mergers and acquisitions, treasury and funding, investor relations, cost management, taxation, financial accounting and reporting. Nilanjan Roy is a student of Commerce from Delhi University, and he also is a chartered accountant. He has extensive and rich Global experience and has an amazing record in work. As the CFO at Infosys, Roy’s total compensation is approximately $53,600,000. There are only three executives in the company who get paid more than him. 

5)Ritesh Tiwari (Hindustan Unilever)

Mr. Ritesh Tiwari is the Executive Director, Finance & IT, and Chief Financial Officer of Hindustan Unilever Limited. He is also the Vice President, Finance for Unilever, South Asia.  At present, Mr. Tiwari is the VP of Finance – Global Performance management. He’s based out of the UK. He finished his Chart Accountancy from ICAI, and thereafter joined HUL in the year 1999 as a management trainee. Sanjeev Mehta, the Chief managing director of HUL said that Tiwari’s purpose-driven leadership has taken HUL’s business to new heights. Some significant implications by Tiwari such as GST and GSK consumer healthcare have brought transformational changes in the company’s business, he added. For the past two decades, he has led teams both within and outside India at Unilever in the core finance sector and as a business partner to front-end sales, categories and supply chain. His most recent and commendable role has been in the UK as the Vice President, Finance, Global Performance Management for Unilever and CFO for Unilever International, where he is credited with bringing digital transformation, simplification and leading projects with high business impact. Despite the attack of the second wave of Covid, HUL reported profit growth of 12% and underlying growth of 9% in the first quarter of the Financial Year 2022. 

6) Parag Parekh

Mr Parag Parekh is the Chief Financial officer of Adani gas. He has been responsible for Business Development, Strategy, Bidding, Project Finance, Corporate Finance,Public & Private Equity, IPO, Investor Relations, Head of Roads Business, Operations to interim Chief Executive Officer over the years. He did his Bachelors in commerce from University of Mumbai and then went on to pursue his MBA from MET League of Colleges, Mumbai. Mr Parekh is extremely skilled at handling project finance, infrastructure and restructuring. Before joining Adani Gas, he remained the group head of finance at GMR Group, Mumbai. He has been the chief financial officer at Adani Gas since 2019.

7) Shobinder Duggal

Mr Shobinder Duggal is the Director of Finance and Control and the CFO of Nestle, India. He has a working experience of nearly 35 years with Nestle, both in India and Switzerland. Before becoming the CFO and a board member of Nestle in 2004, he handled various corporate responsibilities such as VP corporate control, heading the internal audit, consolidation & Reporting to the Group and for India entity  handling important assignments at the Nestle group headquarters in Switzerland, Assisting on Investor Relations; Insurance; Controlling; Costing; Overseeing the Treasury function; Payroll; Fixed Assets Management; Operational & Financial audits. Between May 2004 and February 2020, he was the CFO of the South Asian region of Nestle and has also handled various IS and IT responsibilities. Mr Duggal is the Chairman of the Risk Management Committee and also member of the Stakeholders Relationship Committee of Nestlé India Limited. Besides, he is also on the Board of Nestlé Lanka PLC since January 2014. He is a student of Economics from St Stephen’s College, University of Delhi and a student of ICAI, Mumbai. He also attended a programme for Executive Development from IMD Lausanne, Switzerland. Other than that, he has also been a part of several international courses from Nestle training Centre, Lausanne and Switzerland and London Business School, UK. He really is one of the best we have in the industry. 

8) Manish Saxena

Mr Manish Saxena is the current CFO of Adani Group’s India Mining Business. He is a highly qualified Chartered accountant having an experience of close to thirty years. He has attended various leadership and focused training programs in the fields Risk Management, Coaching, Analytical Skills, Train the Trainer on ISO 9000 Certification and Economic Value Add. Business World and YES Bank had recognized him with the “Most Promising CFO” award in 2016. He has an experience in the manufacturing and service sector in various large companies in India like ICI India Limited, Bharti Airtel, Ballarpur Industries Limited, Reliance Communications and even abroad.He is an extremely skilled professional with a perfect balance of strategic and operational skills. He has come across various types of crisis in his professional journey that is really inspirational and quite commendable. 

9) Soumen Ray

Soumen Ray is the new CFO of Bharti Airtel. He is an extremely efficient Chartered Accountant with an experience of more than twenty three years in in financial planning, management accounting, factory commercial, treasury and corporate accounts. Before joining Bharti Airtel, he was the CFO of Bajaj Auto Ltd. He has been associated with the company since 2018, and has worked in the taxation, finance and treasury sectors. He has also worked for Viacom, Hindustan Unilever, ITC, Eveready Industries and Airtel etc where he has held senior positions. Gopal Vittal, the CEO of Bharti Airtel said that “He brings in the right mix of domain expertise, commercial acumen, strategy and business partnering,”

10) Jaimin Bhatt

Jaimin Bhatt is the Chief financial officer as well as the president of Kotak Mahindra Bank. He is the head of the Centre division as well as the Support Division at Kotak Mahindra Bank. His work involves finance, tax, strategy, secretarial, Internal Audit, Management Accounts, legal and compliance. Mr Bhatt joined Kotak Mahindra finance in the year 1995 in the proprietary investment section. 

11. Prateek Aggarwal

12. Ramakant Baheti

Ramakant Baheti is the Chief Financial officer of Avenue Supermarts. He is a graduate from ICAI-Institute of Chartered Accountants in India. His skills include management, team management, forecasting, budgets, management, budgets, strategic planning, financial analysis and retail. He has been the CFO of Avenue Supermarts since 2000.

13. S.Srinivasan 

S.Srinivasan has been the CFO of Bajaj Finserv since September 2011. His tasks include overseeing the insurance business, having interactions with management on strategic and government issues, annual operating plans and long-range planning, insurance operation result reviews, managing Bajaj Allianz Financial Distributors Limited operations, maintaining investor relations and being a member of the Investment Committee and Risk Committee. 

14. Supratim Dutta

Supratim Dutta is the Chief Financial Officer of the Company with effect from 5th September, 2020. Before this, he held the position of Corporate Financial Controller of the Company responsible for Accounts, Taxation and finance operations and prior to that, he was Executive Vice President – Corporate Finance in charge of the Corporate Treasury, Strategic Planning and Corporate Planning functions of the Company.

Dutta joined the Company in November 1990 soon after qualifying as a Chartered Accountant and Cost Accountant. He has wide ranging experience in the Company for nearly 30 years, spanning various senior roles in business finance operations and corporate. He has handled all aspects of finance including Planning, Treasury, M&A, Accounting, Taxation, IT, Investor Relations and business strategy. He has also held important positions in various industry bodies including Chairperson – Finance and Banking Committee of the Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

15. S.N Subramanyam 

S N Subrahmanyan is the CEO & MD of Larsen & Toubro and serves on the board of directors of this multi billion dollar conglomerate.SNS, as he is popularly known, is also Vice Chairman on the boards of LTI, L&T Technology Services & Mindtree, Chairman of L&T Metro Rail (Hyderabad) Limited, and Director and Chairperson of L&T Finance Holdings Ltd. Prior to taking over the reins as CEO & MD in July 2017, SNS in his capacity as Deputy MD & President led L&T’s infrastructure business to its position as the country’s largest construction organisation and 14th in the world. He is now responsible for leading the breadth and width of L&T’s considerable business interests to new growth levels, riding on the enormous benefits of digitalisation, big data, and predictive analysis that he drives internally with exceptional zeal. He places a premium on innovation, project management and talent development, particularly in leadership roles.

16. Ajay Seth-Maruti Suzuki 

Ajay Seth, is the Chief financial officer of Maruti Suzuki. Mr Ajay Seth is a graduate from Institute of Chartered Accountants in India. He is an experienced professional whose work is appreciated by all, in the financial sector. 

17. Ashok Santhalia Titan Company Limited 

AshokSonthalia is the Chief financial officer of Titan Company Limited. He has nearly 30 years of experience in areas of strategic financial planning, business development, M&A, treasury, finance & accounts in diverse industry verticals in a multicultural multinational environment. He specialises in Strategic Financial Planning, Structuring, M&A, Treasury – Fund raising, Financial Risk management, Project evaluation & Financing, Performance analysis and review, Driving major improvement initiatives, negotiation and strategic tie-ups. He has held managerial positions for companies such as LTI, L&T, Tata chemicals etc. He is an ICAI graduate as well as an XLRI graduate. He did his Master’s in Business Management from European Centre of Executive Development (CEDEP), France. 

18. Puneet Sharma

Puneet Sharma is the Chief Financial officer of Axis bank. He has more than two decades of experience in banks, financial sector and consulting. In his previous stint, he was with Tata Capital Limited for 12 years, as a senior management functionary interacting extensively with the Board. He served as the Chief Financial Officer of Tata Capital Limited and Tata Capital Financial Services Limited since 2014 and was accountable for financial control, financial planning, procurement and taxation. Prior to that, at Citibank N.A. his roles covered structured cash solutions, treasury operations, risk monitoring and reporting on fixed income securities. He started his career at Bharat S Raut & Co. and has also worked as a consultant with the Boston Consulting Group working with clients in financial services across many topics encompassing strategy, transformation and process improvement. 

19.Deepak Maheshwari Adani Ports and SEZ limited 

Currently, Deepak Maheshwari holds the position of Chief Financial Officer of Adani Ports Special Economic Zone Ltd. and Chief Financial Officer of Essar Energy Ltd. He is also on the board of Essar Oil (UK) Ltd. He previously was the CFO of Reliance power Ltd. He received an MBA from Xavier Labour relations Institute India and an MBA from London Business School.

20. Koushik Chatterjee

Mr Koushik chatterjee is the Chief financial Officer, executive officer and Board member at Tata Steel. His skills include application and of effective business strategies, business development and planning. He has volunteer at various esteemed places such as International Integrated Reporting Council, International Accounting Standard Board and TCFD. 

21. Niraj Shah-HDFC Life 

Niraj Shah is the CEO of HDFC life. Prior to this, he was the CFO at HDFC Life from february 2019. He was the chief financial officer and director of PNB Metlife India Insurance for nearly three years. Prior to this, he was the Senior Vice president at ICICI Prudential Life insurance Company Limited. He was also a manager at BNP Paribas Investment Banking. He studied his batchelor’s at H.R College of commerce, Bombay and he also graduated from ICAI. He did a PGDBM from IIM, Bangalore. 

22. Anil rander-Larson and Toubro Infotech 

Anil Rander is the Chief Financial Officer of Larson and Toubro Infotech. He is an established and experienced finance professional having experiences in the fields of business strategy, corporate accounting, development of financial accounting system, fiscal management, financial reporting, risk management, business transfer, taxation and more. He has held managerial positions at various prestigious companies such as tech Mahindra business services, Hutchison max telecom and Alpic finance. He is a graduate from ICAI, Institute of cost Accountants in India, and also Institute of Company Secretaries in India. 

23. Ajay Goel-Vedanta 

Ajay Goel is the CFO of Vedanta. He did his Bachelors of Commerce from St xavier’s College after which he enrolled himself in the Institute of Company secretaries in India. Then he graduated from the Institute of Chartered Accountants in India. Prior to being the CFO at Vedanta, he was the Executive VP at Diageo. He has also remained the CFO and VP of a company called GE. Also, he has been the lead finance manager at Coca Cola. His skills include- financial analysis, business strategy, managerial finance, financial audits, financial modeling, strategic financial planning, working capital management, financial reporting and internal controls. 

24.  Sushil Agarwal-Aditya Birla Group 

Mr. Sushil Agarwal is currently the Group Chief Financial Officer. He serves as a Director on the Board of several Group companies including Aditya Birla Capital Ltd. and Aditya Birla Fashion and Retail Ltd. and is also a member of the Business Review Council of the Group.He has remained with the Group for nearly 30 years and has a distinction of working closely with the former Chairman Late Mr. Aditya Vikram Birla and current Chairman Mr. Kumar Mangalam Birla. He has highly contributed in many Restructurings and Mergers and Acquisitions of the Group with his widely acknowledged financial acumen and analytical skills.

25. Sandeep Kumar Gupta-Indian Oil Corporation

Mr Sandeep Kumar Gupta is the CFO of Indian Oil Corporation. He has remained the CFO of the company since 2019. Prior to this, he was the Chief Risk Officer of the company and the Chief Risk Officer. He is also the Chairman of IOC Middle East FZE. He is a graduate from ICAI. he did his Batchelor’s from christ Churche College, Kanpur and schooling from Kendriya Vidyalaya in Bokaro Steel city. 

26. Praveen Kumar-Hindalco Ind( Aditya Birla Group) 

Mr Praveen Kumar is the CFO and Director of Hindalco Industries. Mr Maheshwari did his Engineering from IIT, Benaras Hindu University. He also earned a certificate of training in Bacancy Training Institute. Later, he did his executive course in Leadership training at the Wharton School. He hails from Uttar Pradesh and speaks three languages- English, Hindi and Punjabi.

27. (Dabur) 

Mr. Mohit Malhotra is a Management Graduate from Pune University and holds Executive Masters in International Business from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi. He joined Dabur in 1994 and handled key assignments in Marketing and Sales. In 2001 he took over as the Business Head of European Union. In 2004 he moved into Dabur’s International Business as Head of Marketing, based in Dubai, and took over the reins as Chief Executive Officer of Dabur International in 2008. Mr. Mohit Malhotra is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the $1.2 Billion Dabur India Ltd. and is driving the Company’s agenda to popularise and contemporise Ayurveda while focusing on Dabur’s motto of being “Dedicated to the Health & Well-Being of every household”. Mr. Malhotra possesses a strong leadership record and has a deep understanding of the consumer and business landscape across geographies. His achievements in business have earned recognition at the global level. He has been ranked in Forbes Middle East’s list of Arab World’s leading Indian Executives, consecutively for 4 years in a row from 2014, besides being named the NRI Professional of the Year 2016.

28. Manoj Bhat-Mahindra and Mahindra ltd

Manoj Bhat, is the current Chief financial officer of Mahindra and Mahindra ltd which nearly has 260K employees altogether. Mahindra is a company that specializes in vehicle manufacturing. Prior to this, Manoj was the Board member of Volva car centre, uddevalla. Manoj is an IIM Mumbai graduate. He did his Engineering and technology from Pune University. Before becoming the CFO at Tech Mahindra, he was Deputy CFO for five years. Before that, he was the Head, M@A, Corporate Planning from the year 2013. He is an extremely efficient person, and undoubtedly one of the best CFOs.

29. Akshant Goyal

Akshant Goyal is the current Chief financial officer of Zomato. He finished his Bachelors in engineering from Delhi College of Engineering and finished his MBA from IIM Bangalore. He has remained with Zomato for nearly five years and in a short span of time has become the CFO. Prior to this, he has remained the Vice President of Kotak Investment Banking between 2007 and 2015. In October 2015, he launched his Fintech startup. His skills include investment banking, corporate finance, valuation, private equity, business development, business strategy and more. He is an extremely talented personality. 

30Vivek Anand 

Mr Vivek Anand is the current CFO of DLF limited. He is an extremely talented professional, having an experience of nearly 24 years in the field. He has worked in the FMCG industry in India, Singapore and Bangladesh. Though primarily an FMCG person, he has also worked in the telecommunications industry. He is the perfect leader who is a master at managing multiple tasks at the same time. He has taken every company that he has worked with, to new heights. He focused, ambitious and goal oriented, yielding successful results forever. 

Also, Vivek perfectly maintains the work and personal life balance by giving adequate time to family. He also pursues various fitness programs and likes maintaining a healthy life. He is settled in Gurgaon, with his wife and two kids. 

Sameer Shah

Sameer Shah is the current CFO of Godrej. He has been leading the largest MNCs and FMCG companies for nearly two decades. Since 205, he has been leading multiple business growth initiatives, external stakeholder management and ensuring best in class finance and accounting practices all over. He has been a part of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in India, for five years between 1997 and 2002. His skills include analytics, people management and communications. He has worked with Pepsico as the finance executive between February 2001 and 2002. After this, he worked with India Mills between 2003 and 2006 as the Finance Manager. 

Sanjiv Soni

Mr Sanjiv Soni is the director of finance at Coal India, currently. Mr Soni has been working for Coal India throughout his career, holding various designations at various locations. He did his Bachelors in Commerce from St Xavier’s College, Kolkata in 1985 and then went onto ICAI. He graduated from there in 1987. He also pursued his diploma in management from IGNOU. Shri Soni joined CMPDI on 27.05.1986. Before joining as Director (Finance) of Eastern Coalfields Limited, he worked as General Manager, IAD at WCL HQ, Nagpur. During his professional career, Shri Soni worked in different capacities at CMPDI. He was in charge of the finance function for the UNDP/GEF/GOI- Coal Bed Methane Recovery & Utilization project implemented jointly by CMPDI/BCCL/GOI/UNDP. Shri Soni, while head of the Internal Audit Deptt., at WCL, took various initiatives towards building-up robust internal controls.

Venkataraman N 

Mr Venkataraman is the current CFO and executive director of Britannia. He was declared for the post in 2021. Before this, he was the director of finance in the company for nearly nine years. He has also worked for Eicher motors limited, being the general manager of finance there, for nearly five years. He has worked for Royal Enfield motors as well where he has been the general manager of finance for six years. He has also worked for Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd for eight years and seven months. His skills include ERP, corporate finance, joint ventures, SAP, Change management, and business strategy. 

Daniel Spindler 

Mr Spindler is the current CFO of Siemens. He has been the CFO of the company for three years now, starting from September 2019. Before this, he was the CFO of Siemens Pte Singapore between 2018 and 2019. He was also in charge of corporate finance in the company. He has also worked as a financial consultant at AUDI AG between December 2007 and April 2009. He has amazing skills, some of which include management, finance, analysis, accounting and process improvement. He is a strong believer in causes regarding animal welfare, art and culture, environment, health etc. 

Madhur Deora

The very talented Mr Madhur Deora, is the current president and group CFO of Paytm. He was the president of the company for one year and three months. He was also the CFO and SVP of this company between 2016 and 2019. He has also been the managing director, investment banking at Citi, for seventeen years from 1993 and 2016. He did his schooling from Campion school of Mumbai, and did his BSC in Economics from Wharton school. His skills involve private equity, capital markets, investment banking, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, corporate finance and investment. 

Rajani Kesari 

Rajani Kesari is the current CFO of Ambuja Cements. She has a rich experience in this field, having global experience. Prior to Ambuja Cements, she was a part of Thermax where she was a Board member. She worked in the company for nearly four years. Before this, she was the CFO of ACC limited. She has held esteemed positions at various other renowned companies. Rajani did her Bachelor’s in B.com from Osmania University. Between 1991 and 1995, he was a part of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in India. She also holds a degree from American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.  

Kaleeswaran A 

Kaleeswaran A is the global CFO of Eicher Motors. He has a rich experience of 17+ years where he has mainly worked in the field of FMCG, retail and automotive industries, both in India and abroad. He mostly specialises in sectors such as long-term business planning, operational excellence, risk management, fundraising, stakeholder management, and more. He has worked with Future Group, India for four years and has remained the CFO and Vice President there. He has worked at Mondelez for six years holding various esteemed positions there. Between June 2005 and 2010, he remained the director of Finance in Aditya Birla Group. He’s also an ICAI graduate. Kaleeswaran is one of the youngest talents in the country. 

Vinit Teredesai

Vinit Teredesai is the current CFO of Mindtree. He is a seasoned professional with 27 years of experience. He has experience in financial planning, treasury, corporate finance, accounting, auditing, international and domestic taxation, building & scaling shared services, corporate restructuring, M & A, compliance, capacity building and administration. He is also an ICAI graduate. He also holds a degree from CPA. He holds a degree of management from MIT. He has worked for companies such as Cognizant, KPIT, HSBC and SunGuard. 

Rajesh Srivastava

Rajesh Srivastava is the current CFO of MothersonSumi Infotech and design Ltd. He has 30+ years of experience of working in big MNCs including IT and ITes. He is also an ICAI graduate from New Delhi. His skills include mergers and acquisitions, management, team management, strategic planning, business strategy, corporate finance, accounting, negotiation, financial analysis, supply chain management, auditing, supply chain management, team building. Prior to this, he worked for Samvardhana Motherson group and Balda motherson solution. He’s an extremely talented professional. 

Rahul Jain

Rahul Jain is the CFO of SRF Limited. Previously, he was the VP- Corporate Controller & Treasurer. He finished his schooling from Manav Sthali school. His skills include team management, corporate finance, financial analysis, financial modeling, business development, management information systems (MIS), etc. He had also worked for Jubilant Life Sciences for ten years. He is a man of handwork who has shaped his own path.

CHINTAN THAKKAR

CHINTAN THAKKAR is the CFO of Info Edge. His experiences over the last two decades in Finance, Consulting and Operations have been diverse and multi dimensional. It has a grounding of entrepreneurship and a finesse of professional management with an all round exposure to operational excellence and strategic thinking. On one hand it presented an opportunity to learn the nuances of mid-size and family owned enterprises. On the other, to navigate a US based multinational organization in India through its lifecycle of Start Up to Take Off to Peak.

Gopal Balachandran

Gopal Balachandran joined ICICI Lombard in 2002, India’s number one private general insurance company and the first general insurance company in India to be ISO 9001:2000 certified. ICICI Lombard General Insurance Company Limited is a joint venture between ICICI Bank Ltd. and Canada based Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. Gopal Balachandran completed his Chartered accountancy (CA) course in Year 1998 and Company Secretary (CS) course in year 1999. After completing his CA course, Gopal Balachandran worked with ICICI Bank in the Corporate Accounts and Taxation department for 2 years.

Krishnakumar Lakshmanan

Mr. L. Krishnakumar is the Executive Director and Group CFO of Tata Consumer Products. He started his career as a management consultant with A. F. Ferguson and Co. in India and the Middle East. He subsequently worked with Larsen and Toubro Ltd. across multiple functions as General Manager, Finance where he gained exposure to the fields of engineering, information technology, shipping and more. In 2000, Krishnakumar joined Tata Group in the hotels business as Vice President – Finance and was appointed Senior Vice President – Finance of the erstwhile Tata Tea in India in 2004. During his tenure he has handled different roles for the Company in India and the UK. Krishnakumar is a Director on the Board of NourishCo Beverages, Tata Starbucks and several of the Company’s overseas subsidiaries in addition to Infiniti Retail. He has also been a member of finance forums of CII and Bombay Chamber.
Krishnakumar is qualified in Chartered Accountancy, Cost Accountancy and Company Secretarial. 

Pawan Agrawal

Pawan Agrawal is the CFO of Azure Power. Over 20 years of experience. Worked as Chief Investment Officer, Global Head – Renewable Energy, Credit Rating Analyst. Expertise in Corporate/Project/Structured Finance, Business Development/Relationship Management, Portfolio Monitoring/Risk Management, Financial Analysis/Credit Rating.

Lavanya Chandrashekar

Lavanya Chandrashekar is the CFO of Diageo. Strong track record of delivering outstanding results. Global experience spanning Asia, North America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa.

RAVI SHEKHAR MITRA

Mr Mitra joined Gland Pharma as CFO in 2019. He is a Qualified Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary with Associate Membership of the respective institutes. He has over 20 years’ experience in leading Financial Management, FP&A, Strategic Planning, Investor Relations in Pharmaceutical and other industries.

Anjani Tiwari

Anjani Tiwari is the CFO of BCPL.

Vikas Srivastava

Vikas Srivastava is the CFO of Muthoot Housing Finance Co. Ltd. A Chartered Accountant with experience in Finance of around 20 years mainly into Treasury related activities – Fund Raising, Liquidity Management etc. Presently working with a Housing Finance Company.

Rajeev Gupta

Rajeev Gupta is the CFO of L&T Technology Services Limited. Commercially focused ambitious finance executive, with 24 years of post qualification experience, poised to deliver results. Rich experience in building business from start up to scale and adept mix of technical, operations and leadership skills acquired globally (United States of America, Asia Pacific and India.

Manish Dugar

Manish Dugar is the CFO of Janani.Life (YC W22). Experienced Investor/Advisor/Operator for building sustaianable, scaled profitable business with a demonstrated history of working in variety of industries like healthcare, digital advertising, fintech, technology, manufacturing, the information technology and services industry. Skilled in strategy, Business Process, Business Planning, Internal Audit, Operations Management, and Customer Relationship Management (CRM). Strong professional with a MBA focused in Finance from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.

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