About Us
Management

V. Ganesh
Chief Executive Officer
V. Ganesh is a Chartered and Cost Accountant by profession with 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 & 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 two decades now, Ganesh has been instrumental in building a strong techno-commercial base with an 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.

Avneesh Mishra
CEO - Middle East
A Management Graduate and an Engineer, Avneesh has over 2.5 decades of experience in Financial Services Sector in India and Middle East. He brings with him significant competencies in investment banking, equity analysis and setting up new businesses. Before joining Karvy, Avneesh was working with Mashreq Bank PSC, in Dubai for 13 years and his last assignment was as Director - Investment Banking and Head of Facility Agency & Investment Services. Prior to that, he worked with CitiCorp Securities & Investments Ltd., Apple Mutual Fund, Kilachand Group & Business Consulting Group.

Quah Meng Kee (MK)
Country Head - Malaysia and Philippines
Quah Meng Kee (MK) is the Country Head for KCPL in Malaysia and the Philippines. MK has done his Diploma in Business Administration from Stamford College in Kuala Lumpur and has over a decade-and-a-half years of experience in the financial services industry. In his last assignment, he was with AIA Pension & Asset Management Sdn Bhd, Kuala Lumpur. Prior to that, he worked at Deutsche Bank Bhd, 3i-Infotech Sdh Bhd and Public Mutual Bhd.

Rakesh Santhalia
Chief Finance Officer & Company Secretary
A Chartered Accountant and Company Secretary by profession, Rakesh has over 16 years of professional experience in diversified sectors such as IT, BPO, Telecom and Oil & Gas, where he handled finance and accounts as well as other allied functions. He brings on board significant competencies in business decision support, financial modelling, process control, cost optimization and financial risk assessment. Prior to joining Karvy, he worked with Nokia Siemens Networks.

G. Giridhar
Chief Business Development Officer
G. Giridhar is a graduate in Economics. He comes with an experience of over 25 years in the financial sector – including mutual funds, banking and insurance. His last 15 years have been in the area of mutual funds. He has been with Karvy for the past eight years handling registry/TA operations, business development and client relationship. Prior to that, he was with GIC Asset Management Co. Ltd., for over seven years, handling various portfolios including operations, investor services & legal.

Ganesh Ram (Ram G)
General Manager & Head Operations– UTI MF
Ram G has done his PGDBA from Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies and is a Six Sigma Green Belt certified professional. He comes with an experience of more than 18 years across functions in finance & accounting services, BFSI and commercial lending. He has an extensive experience in multicultural operations, business development and Six Sigma implementation. Prior to joining KCPL, he was associated with Bank of America Continuum India and GE Capital, across various business units.

Rajeev Singh
Chief Operating Officer - Global Business Services
Rajeev is a graduate from Wharton Advanced Management Program, University of Pennsylvania, has done MBA from M.J.P. Rohilkhand University, and Executive Masters in International Trade (EMIT) from Indian Institute of Foreign Trade. He is also Six Sigma Black Belt certified by the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI, Chennai). He has approximately 24 years of experience across US Finance & Accounting Services, BFSI and Healthcare - third party players, global captive centers. As a leader he had been handling P&L responsibility and comes with extensive experience in handling multicultural workforce across different geographies, business development & Mergers & Acquisitions keeping US and Europe as the focus market. Prior to joining us he was associated with Wells Fargo as VP & India Head - Mortgage Operations. He has also worked with Accenture (erstwhile Zenta) and Nydox Services Limited.

Muthuraman M.
Chief Operating Officer - MFS (RMF, BCP, Asia projects)
Muthuraman brings over 19 years of experience in the mutual fund industry, where he has handled the entire spectrum of activities spanning operations, accounts, sales and marketing and client relationship management. He joins us from L&T Mutual Fund, where he was AVP - Regional Head - South (Retail & Banking) based at Hyderabad. Prior to this, he was with Religare Securities Limited (PMS Division) as Vice President (Regional Head - South). He started his career with UTI Asset Management Company Pvt. Ltd., in 1992 and served in various capacities during his 16-year stint with UTI AMC; the last being as Regional Sales Head (North) for Postal Channel.

Rajeev Kumar Arya
Vice President & Head – IT
Rajeev brings over 16 years of IT experience of working in companies like Capgemini, Principal Finance Group, Attra Infotech and Barclays Technology Centre. In his rich and varied IT experience, he has played technology leadership roles delivering projects around credit risk management, credit cards, cash management, banking channels, payment gateways, payment solutions and digital dervices including web portals, e-wallets and mobile payments. Rajeev has significant exposure to vendor and supplier management with experience of directly managing ODCs / incubation centers at vendor sites for the banks. He has led and managed large size teams in the areas of application development, IT infrastructure management, information security, technology transformation i.e. Agile testing and DevOps implementation.
He joined us from Barclays where he played a key leadership role in technology re-platforming to bring disruptive innovation in the way customers use channels for their banking transactions in Africa. He was accountable for delivering channel solutions for bank statements, payments (domestic and international), non-financial transactions, e-wallets, mobile money and online tax payments etc.
Rajeev is a B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, as well as MBA in Finance & Strategy from Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Kozhikode.

Pradipta Sahoo
Chief Human Resources Officer
Pradipta possesses rich and varied experience of over two decades in the Human Resources (HR) functions spanning across all aspects of HR from talent acquisition, performance management, talent management, IR and cultural realignment. He has been heading the HR function in BFSI and Retail Industries for the last six years. He had joined the previous three companies in Insurance and Retail industry during their start-up phase and has successfully set up their HR policies, processes and philosophy while building their manpower base including the leadership team. At Karvy Computershare, he is heading the HR function and is responsible for bringing in the industry's best practices and new HR initiatives. Prior to Karvy Computershare, he worked as VP - HR for Bharti AXA General Insurance Co. Ltd.

B Prabhakar
VP & Head - Audit & Surveillance
Prabhakar is a Chartered Accountant with over 25 years' experience in audit profession, during which he worked with domestic corporate houses as well as with MNC audit firms. In his present stint with Karvy Computershare, he is responsible for audit, surveillance and allied functions. His responsibilities are targeted towards making Karvy Computershare a fully regulatory-compliant organization. Prior to joining Karvy Computershare, Prabhakar was with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

Uday Shankar.V
VP - Branch Operation
Udayshankar is an Honors Graduate in Mathematics and has over 3 decades of experience in Insurance and Mutual Fund industries. He has experience in branch administration and has worked in various parts of the country in the areas of accounting, marketing and fund management. He is currently responsible for branch operations for both mutual fund and corporate registry services.

Jagdish Sikchi
General Manager & Head - Operations, MFS
Jagdish is a Commerce Graduate from Osmania University and has completed his PGDBA from Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan. He also holds a Six Sigma Black Belt Certification from GAQM (Global Association for Quality Management).He is a seasoned professional with an overall experience of more than a decade across Banking and Healthcare services. Prior to joining us, he was associated with HSBC bank & C3i Support Services.

Pritiman Sarkar
Vice President & Head – Corporate Registry
Pritiman has over 19 years of experience spread across Banking, Insurance and Financial sectors with CRM experience across industry domain in the Contact Center industry. He has been successfully managing large-scale delivery, operational expertise, presales and transition over the years. In his last assignment at Concentrix, he was responsible for account management and sales. Prior to that he was heading a center of 1,500+ people for Concentrix. In his earlier assignment, he was with Deutsche Bank as Vice President - Investment Banking across various product lines.
Pritiman has done his MBA from Fortune Institute of International Business, Delhi, and has completed the Accelerated Management Program from Wharton and is also COPC certified.