About Us

V. Ganesh
Managing Director & CEO

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.

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.

Sreekanth Nadella
Chief Operating Officer - India Businesses

Sreekanth, a Chartered Accountant by profession, brings over 20 years of experience in leadership capacity across functions of Finance, Operations, IT & ITES, Strategy / Consulting, transformation and delivery across diverse industries - Energy, Utilities, Metals, Mining & Natural Resources, Finance, Health Care, Government, etc.

He started his career as a Finance Manager in Indian School of Business and comes with ground up experience in business Operations, financial management, technology & Digital services amongst others. His past leadership roles were for organizations such as IBM Global Services, Capita and Accenture.

Srinivas Paruchuri
Vice President & Head IT

Srinivas brings over 25 years’ experience in the IT industry including working for blue-chip companies like IBM & eBay. He has worked across disparate industries viz. Banking, Payments, e-Commerce, Media & Entertainment. Starting his career with IBM as a systems engineer, he supported large clients in the Automobile Industry. Subsequently, at eBay, he was responsible for the development of Global Payments & Billing systems.

He brings immense domain expertise in Server Technologies, Data Security, Performance Optimisation, IT Service Delivery, Big Data & Machine Learning. He has held leadership roles in multiple companies in India & USA like Netsurf Media, Exxova, Knowience Insights.

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 KFPL 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.

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 KFPL, 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 (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.

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.

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 Fintech, he is heading the HR function and is responsible for bringing in the industry's best practices and new HR initiatives. Prior to Karvy Fintech, 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 Fintech, he is responsible for audit, surveillance and allied functions. His responsibilities are targeted towards making Karvy Fintech a fully regulatory-compliant organization. Prior to joining Karvy Fintech, Prabhakar was with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

Mario Sylvester Roche
VP & Head - Branch Operations

Mr. Mario S. Roche comes with an experience of over 18 years in the Banking and Financial services industry having worked across organizations ranging from startups to established conglomerates. He has specialist knowledge and expertise in managing large-scale field operations for financial inclusion projects, business operations, relationship management, business strategy, process design and reengineering.

These credentials have seen him contribute significantly in his previous assignments at Geosansar Advisors Pvt. Ltd., FinoPaytech, HDFC Bank, Citi Financial Consumer Finance, Standard Chartered Finance and GE Countrywide.

Mario has done his MBA from Indian School of Business Management & Administration.

Bhushan Maideo
Vice President & Head – CRA Business Unit

Mr. Bhushan Maideo heads the Central Recordkeeping Agency (CRA) business unit at Karvy Fintech. Karvy Fintech is the second organization in India to win license from Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) to operate as CRA for the National Pension System.

A Cost Accountant by profession, Mr. Bhushan has more than 2 decades of experience in capital markets and Government projects related to e-Governance.

Before joining Karvy Fintech, Mr. Bhushan was associated with NSDL e-Governance Infrastructure Ltd. for nearly 2 decades where he played a stellar role in various capacities. In his last assignment as Senior Vice President at NSDL, he handled the Income Tax project of ‘Tax Information Network’ apart from sharing CRA responsibilities. He was also Chief Risk Officer of NSDL e-Gov.

Jagdish Sikchi
General Manager & Head - Operations, PWM, PMS & AIF

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.

M.R.V. Subrahmanyam
General Manager & Head of Operations - Corporate Registry

He possesses over 30 years of experience in the Legal, Registry Services& Financial Service sectors.

In his long career spanning more than a decade at Karvy Fintech, he has overseen Registry operations in various capacities. He also headed the back office operations of UTI Mutual Fund for over 6 years.

Before joining Karvy Group, he was associated with Legal, Secretarial and Registry Services for 15 years. He hadbeen associated with registry operations of ITC group, TATA Group and Nagarjuna Group companies apart from working in Secretarial and Legal operations at DCL Polyesters Limited.

M.R.V. Subrahmanyam is a Lawyer by profession and a Post Graduate in Commerce

Tammara Murali Krishna
Head – Program Management & Pre sales

Mr.Murali Krishna Tammara is a Graduate in commerce from Osmania University and has done Diploma in Computer& Business Computing Applications. He has over 22 years of experience in the fields of Finance, Operations, Investor Service, Sales, Projects and Transitions. He is a certified “Green Belt” holder in Six Sigma, from Omnex International, USA.

He has been associated with Karvy Fintech since June 2000, handling Mutual Fund Registry & Transfer Agency Operations, Client Relations, Projects and Transitions, in various capacities. Currently he is heading Program Management Office and Pre-sales functions covering, new domains, products, client acquisitions and transitions for both domestic and overseas markets.

Before joining Karvy Fintech, he was associated with TCI’s (Transport Corporation of India, New Delhi) finance and accounts department for four years.