Mr. C. Parthasarathy
Chairman, Karvy Group
Mr. C. Parthasarathy is the Chairman and Managing Director of the diversified financial services Karvy group. C Parthasarathy (CP as he is better known in the Industry), has the uncanny knack of staying ahead of the curve and the foresight to spot opportunities that seem invisible on the horizon for the others. Karvy’s entire history is a case study of turning adversity into opportunity. CP is a chartered accountant by qualification, whose entrepreneurial energy drove him to co-found Karvy in 1983 with a less-than-modest capital of Rs 150,000.
Over the years CP’s vision and leadership skills have helped the group navigate through the turbulent times with a strong sense of purpose and clarity of thought.
CP is one of the pioneers of financial inclusion. Under his leadership Karvy has won numerous industry awards and accolades. He also is an independent Director in many listed companies.
Mr. M. Yugandhar
Mr. M Yugandhar, Managing Director is a founder member of the KARVY Group. He is a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and has varied experience in the field of financial services spanning over 30 odd years.
Yugandhar has helped position and build a strong brand for the group in the registry and other financial services businesses. The registry business of Karvy is one of its flagship businesses and with the collaboration with Computershare has grown to become the largest registrar in India for over two decades. Yugandhar has played a key role in building strong relationships with public sector banks and other PSUs which has helped Karvy win some important mandates from some of India’s renowned companies.
Karvy under his guidance has helped create the equity cult and substantially built retail investor wealth. He is an Independent Director on the board of several reputed companies.
Mr. M. S. Ramakrishna
Mr. M S Ramakrishna, Director, founder member of KARVY GROUP, he is the orchestrator of technology initiatives such as the call center in the service of the customer.
Mr. Ramakrishna was a member of the Hyderabad Stock Exchange and has more than 30 years of experience in the financial services arena. He has helped KARVY diversify into the field of medical transcription leveraging on the company’s core competency of transaction processing.
He is an Independent Director on the board of several reputed companies.
Managing Director, Karvy Data Management
Mr. V Mahesh, is the Managing Director of Karvy Data Management and has work experience spanning over 2 decades with in depth exposure to operations on most financial services businesses. Commencing his professional stint with the Registry business where he has to his credit managing over 300 IPOs and other forms of offerings, he was amongst the first few to work closely on the Book Building process initiated by SEBI in 1995. After initially working with MCS as an Assistant Vice President, he moved to Karvy. He was also responsible to initiate the process of setting up the Depository participant business in Karvy and was responsible for both the operations and the marketing of the business. He has been nominated by the NSDL to various committees which addressed key changes to the overall processes and policies for the Demat business.
Nurturing the passion for understanding and interpreting technology and processes, he was responsible to create and set up the centralized broking platform, centralized back office operations for all financial products and creating a network of over 500 branches covering over 300 locations for Karvy. He is also instrumental in creating and launching the Online platform of Karvy Stock Broking Limited.
He is a Post Graduate in Commerce from University of Madras (M.Com). and also completed Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications.
Mr. V. Ganesh
CEO, Karvy Computershare
Mr. V Ganesh is a Chartered and Cost Accountant by profession and has over 2.5 decades of experience in the financial services space and is part of Karvy Group’s leadership team. Before joining KARVY, he was associated with ITC’s risk management and financial audit services department. Earlier he was associated with Proctor and Gamble and was responsible for product pricing and financial support functions for P&G’s soaps and health care businesses.
He was instrumental in setting up the Mutual Fund registry business for Karvy. At KARVY, for over 2 decades, Ganesh has been instrumental in building a strong techno-commercial base with emphasis on establishing a pan India branch network, back office processing, call center, web initiatives, online trading, B2B interfaces etc., in the transfer agency and BPO businesses.
Mr. Sushil Sinha
Wholetime Director, Karvy Comtrade
Mr. Sushil Sinha, the Country Head of Karvy Comtrade Ltd, has successfully made Karvy Comtrade a force to reckon with in the marketplace. With over 10 years of expertise in the broking sector, he is a well-known face today in the electronic and print media. Under his aegis, the company has won numerous honours and awards nationwide, including the UTV Bloomberg Leadership Award 2011 and India’s Best Market Analyst Award—for two consecutive years—by Zee Business.
Having joined Karvy Comtrade in December 2005 as Senior Manager (Business Development), he has steadily climbed up the organizational ladder to head the business now. Before joining KCTL, he worked in Geojit Financial Securities for two years. Prior to that, he had worked with the Agriculture department in the Government of Jharkhand under various capacities for four years.
A science graduate, Mr. Sinha has completed two MBAs, one majoring in Personnel Management & Industrial Relations from Patna University and the other in Agri Business Management from IIPM, Bangalore, a Ministry of Commerce, Government of India institution.
Mr. P. B. Ramapriyan
CEO, Distribution & Allied Businesses
Mr. Ramapriyan is working with Karvy for over 2 decades, He has strength of sorts in the distribution of Financial products including Equity, Bonds, Fixed Deposits and Auto Finance. He has successfully marketed several financial products for large number of corporate of various sizes. He is also responsible for managing the Pan India Network of brokers and sub-brokers. He has been instrumental in Karvy’s success in distribution of debt products.
Mr. Rajiv R. Singh
CEO, Stock Broking
Mr. Rajiv R. Singh has been associated with Karvy for more than a decade. He joined Karvy in 2001 and moved up the corporate ladder with his sheer dedication, commitment and hard work.
Rajiv, with an enormous experience in finance industry leads the responsibility of all aspects of Karvy’s equity broking business which includes strategy, revenue generation, business development and overall customer satisfaction. Rajiv is widely regarded as a results-driven leader who plays a key role in building the stock broking business of KSBL and make it one of the largest stock broking houses in the country. Rajiv also plays a key role in identifying skills and motivating staff in providing outstanding client service.
Rajiv is a Certified Management Accountant–CMA.
Mr. J. Ramaswamy
Group Head, Corporate Affairs
Mr. Ramaswamy, the Group Head for Corporate Affairs, is the official spokesperson for the Karvy Group. Mr. Ramaswamy has more than 25 years of experience in various spheres of the financial services industry, of which 10 years has been in the Legal and Secretarial division of Reliance, handling various public issues, mergers, monitoring performance of various departments, liaising with regulatory bodies and outside agencies (viz., the stock exchange, SEBI, DCA and others), and coordinating all the board meetings.
The Corporate Affairs Division is involved in integration and strategic planning of all the business divisions of Karvy. Mr. Ramaswamy’s job responsibility encompasses monitoring the performance of all divisions through regular reviews, initiating and implementing new business initiatives, corporate communication and media relations, acting as official spokesperson for the entire Group, conceptualizing various policies and procedures to improve the internal work environment, and working on a parallel platform with the HR department to develop models for raising productivity and cost-effectiveness. He oversees the international business of Karvy Global Services.
Mr. Deepak Gupta
Group Head, HR
Mr. Deepak Gupta brings with him over 20 years of experience in HR, spanning financial services, ITes and manufacturing. Prior to joining Karvy, he was Chief People Officer, Human Resources, with Bajaj Finance Limited, a Rahul Bajaj Group Company, based at Pune. He has also had a successful career with a few prominent corporate, including SREI, Enam, CRISIL, CEAT Financial Services and Reliance Industries.
Deepak holds a Master’s degree in Human Resources Development from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management and a diploma in Business Management and Industrial Relations.
Mr. G. Krishna Hari
Group Head, Finance
Mr. G. Krishna Hari holds a Bachelors degree in Commerce and is associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). He has over 27 years of experience in the areas of finance and accounts functions encompassing fund raising, financial reporting, management accounting, working capital management, taxation, budgeting and forecasting and financial due diligence reviews for mergers & acquisitions and investment proposals.
He has been associated with the Karvy Group for the past 15 years and is currently designated as the Vice President- Finance & Accounts at Karvy Stock Broking Limited. Prior to joining Karvy, he was the head of finance & accounts division in Asia Pacific Investment Trust Limited, Hyderabad (Formerly Nagarjuna Investment Trust Limited) an NBFC Company.