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Top 70 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 60 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)Pankaj Sachdev

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. Sandeep Jain

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. Piyush Surana

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. B.Ravi

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. 

31. 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. 

32. Ramawtar Taparia

33.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. 

34. 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. 

35. 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. 

36. 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.  

37.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. 

38.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. 

39.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. 

40.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.

41. 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.

42.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.

43. 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. 

44. 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.

45. 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.

46. 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.

47. ANJANI TIWARI

Anjani Tiwari is the CFO of BCPL.

48.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.

49.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.

50. Anand Vora 

Anand Vora is the current CFO of United Phosphorus. He is a global finance executive with a broad and deep background in strategic finance & operational finance across manufacturing and services sectors. His main experiences spanning across India, Europe, and the Americas include CFO/Regional Controller roles in India & Latam with leading Indian & Global MNCs in pharma, chemical, and agricultural commodities sectors. His global CFO role in a listed Indian company in the remote services business. His key responsibilities include-  corporate development, M&A and global implementation, enterprise business transformation/restructuring, Fundraising – Equity, Debt, and Structured Finance instruments, both domestic and international. He is an ICAI graduate and also a student of NMIMS Mumbai. Prior to working with United Phosphorus, he was the CFO of Bunge India for three years. He has also worked with companies such as GTMT Global solutions, Ranbaxy Brazil, Loctite India, etc. 

51. Ashish Deshpande 

Ashish Deshpande is the current CFO of Tata Trust. He is a senior executive holding an experience of 26+ years. He has been the secretary and CFO of Tata Trust for four years now. Prior to this, he was the head of finance at Tata trusts Lanka for nine years and five months. His skills include MIS, business strategy, telecommunications, team management, vendor management, business development, business analysis, strategic planning, change management, financial analysis and more. He also has the experience to work with cross-cultural teams. 

52. Yatin Malhotra

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Yatin Malhotra is the current CFO of ACC limited. He is from Faridabad, Haryana. Prior to this, he was the CFO of Whirlpool of India for five years and three months. Before becoming the CFO, he was the director- of financial planning and Analysis. He has also worked with LG Electronics where he was the D.G.M- Head of Internal Audit. He was also the Manager of costing at Samtel Color for a year and ten months. He was also in the Asst Manager systems division at Apollo International Ltd. He is an ICAI graduate of CA, CS, CWA, Accounting, and Finance. His skills include forecasting, team management, MIS, and more.

53. Ravi Kejriwal

Ravi Kejriwal is the current CFO at Future Retail Limited. He was a student of ICAI and also NMIMS. His skills include team management, training, coaching, leadership development, strategic planning, management, performance management, leadership, and business strategy. He currently lives in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He is a well-known name in the industry and is an inspiration for me. He has efficiently worked for all companies he has ever worked with.

Vidhya Srinivasan

Vidhya Srinivasan is the current CFO of Bata. She has over 17 years of post-qualification experience in the areas of Strategy, Business Planning, Commercial, Finance & Accounting Management. She was the executive director and CFO of Puma India for six years and eight months. She was the CFO of Sentiss Pharma Pvt Ltd for seven months. She has also worked with companies such as Glenmark pharmaceuticals, A.T Kearney, A.F Ferguson & Co. Her skills include business strategy, business planning, strategy, management, retail, competitive analysis, leadership, analytics, CRM, risk management, and more. She finished her B.com from the University of Madras and then finished her C.A from ICAI. She also finished Post Graduation from IIM, Ahmedabad.

Ved Goel

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Ved Goel is a finance professional with more than 26 years of professional experience in different industries including Manufacturing, Mines, Engineering, Infrastructure, and Healthcare Services. As a Chartered Accountant, he has strong expertise in Financial & Strategic Planning and execution, Fund Raising, Legal & Corporate Affairs, Merger & Acquisition, Direct & Indirect Taxes, and various other areas related to finance. Ved Goel is currently working as Group CFO of Dr. Lal PathLabs Ltd. He was instrumental in bringing the IPO of Dr. Lal PathLabs in 2015 and led many small and mid-size M&A including Suburban Diagnostics in Mumbai in 2021. He finished his LLB from ICAI between 1996-2001. 

Viral Shah

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Viral Shah is the CFO of Adani Capital. Before becoming the CFO of the company, he was the head of finance and accounts for 4 years and 6 months. He was the consultant of ADM Capital for seven months. He was the partner of Kanu Doshi Associates CAs. He also provided tax and audit services to the company for two years. After finishing his Batchelor’s from Kishinchand Chellaram College of Arts and Commerce. He remained in ICAI between 1996 and 2000. He finished his Masters’s in Business Finance from the same institution in 2013.

Arpit Chug

Arpit Chug is the current CFO at Razorpay. He is responsible for the Finance, Credit Risk, and Legal function at Razorpay. Previously he led the finance function for all lines of business at American Express in India; Head of Treasury for the Asia Pacific, Japan, and Australia at Amex. He has worked with American Express for seventeen years as the CFO and with CLSA as Associate Investment banking for nearly two years. 

Jacob MS

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Jacob MS is the current director & CFO at Colgate Palmolive Ltd. He lives in Mumbai, Maharashtra. He finished his Batchelor of Commerce from the University of Mumbai. He also did a course on organization development at Stanford Graduate School of business executive education. He also was a part of ICAI for some time. He has multiple skills such as business strategy, financial analysis, FMCG, forecasting, and SAP. He has worked with Colgate Palmolive since 1995 and has held different positions in the film. Prior to this, he was a part of Glaxo.

Deepesh Baxi, Castrol India

Deepesh Baxi is a Finance and Strategy leader with two decades of industry and Big 4 experience in the UK and Asia. He has industry and domain knowledge of Oil and Energy, FMCG, Infrastructure, and Biotechnology. He has a track record to operate at the senior management level, providing input, challenges, and recommendations to executive team decision-making processes (including the Board/Audit Committee of the listed entity and in Global Headquarters). He has worked in Operational roles in country/markets, Regional office, Global office of a Business Unit, and Global Headquarters of the Downstream segment. Before joining Castrol, he had worked with BP for eight years. He is an IIM Ahmedabad graduate.

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Rajeev K. Dalmia

Rajeev K. Dalmia, Chief Financial Officer, joined DishTV on January 5, 2007. He is responsible for managing the financial risks of the Company, financial planning and maintaining Financial Records of the Company. He is a qualified fellow chartered accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a commerce graduate from St. Xavier’s College, Calcutta. Rajeev has a vast experience of over 28 years in diverse organisations including Petrochemicals, capital markets and Textile industries. Prior to joining DishTV, he was senior vice-president – finance of South Asian Petrochem Limited from September 2000 to December 2006.

Sanjay Baweja

Sanjay Baweja is the Global Group Chief Financial Officer of OnMobile. management, financial planning and analysis, management assurance, taxation, and procurement, etc.

Subodh Kumar Ghosh

Subodh Kumar Ghosh is the CFO at Netfotech Solutions.

Hariwansh Kumawat

Hariwansh is currently working with OTO Capital as its CFO. Hariwansh also heads the entire risk operations at OTO. An experienced finance professional, he has earlier served in the role of CFO to other companies such as FortPoint Leasing Solutions and R Square Group. He started his career with Motilal Oswal Securities and ICICI Lombard, before moving on to gain experience in the banking sector with Kotak Mahindra Bank. Hariwansh is an alum of IIM Calcutta. Hariwansh has a wide and rich experience in automobile and financial services fields with expertise in credit and risk
assessment, financing controlling and corporate finance and product management. He has a total of 14+ years of professional experience and is a founding member of OTO Capital.

Abhishek Gupta

Abhishek Gupta is the CFO at OYO.

Vikas Bhasin

Vikas Bhasin is working as Chief Financial Officer at Snapdeal. He is finance professional with experience of 20 years with a brief stint into entrepreneurship. Prior to joining Snapdeal, he has worked as a CFO at Pine Labs and was the Vice President and Head of Finance at MakeMyTrip.

Ramawtar Taparia

Chartered accountant with over 15 years of professional experience of running multiple functions of finance and accounts of an internet company, which delivers digital content, enterprise email solutions and ecommerce marketplace services. Specialties: Controllership, funds and working capital management, corporate compliances, system and processes, business planning, and reporting under Indian GAAP and US GAAP.

Jagannath Chakravarthy

Mr Jagannath is the current CFO of Sonata software. Strategically focused finance professional enabling Profitable Business growth and Shareholder value. He is a true expert in Strategic Finance, Accomplished skills in handling end to end M&A, Experienced in Planning Efficient Capital and Corporate Structure and re-structuring, Automation champion, Specialist in Governance, Processes and controls. He is a specialist in Corporate laws, Taxation, FP&A and Accounting. Proven master in efficient cash flow management. Patterning with business to identify the solutions for all business requirements with clear understanding and deep knowledge in all areas of Business and Technology.He has remained the DGM of Bharti airtel and the CFO of Mindtree. He is an IIM, Ahmedabad graduate and also a CA from ICAI.

P.K Samal

P.K Samal is the current CFO of Union Bank. He is a C.A and M.com and has an experience of 17 years. His areas of expertise are branch managing, credit appraisal, monitoring, priority sector lending, credit policy and planning, audit and accounts and risk management.

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