Alumni

Ms. D. Shirley

Shirley is an MBA in Finance and a gold medalist from Bharathidasan Institute of Management (BIM). She is presently heading operations of GVMFL. Under her vibrant leadership, GVMFL had recorded several significant advancements in the last 5 years. Under her leadership, GVMFL had expanded its operations to 37 districts in 5 states in the last couple of years, in particular to cover urban and slum population in the operational area. More significantly, GVMFL tripled the membership and quadrupled the loan portfolio in the last few years. Her contributions to research and product development are noteworthy as she championed the launching of the individual loan product (Business Loan). She introduced the decentralized monitoring methodology through divisional and regional structures which have placed GVMFL in a highly commendable position in the industry. Earlier, she worked in GE Capital for US equipment finance.

Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Grama Vidiyal Micro Finance (P) Ltd,

2017-05-10T16:43:39+00:00

Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Grama Vidiyal Micro Finance (P) Ltd,

Shirley is an MBA in Finance and a gold medalist from Bharathidasan Institute of Management (BIM). She is presently heading operations of GVMFL. Under her vibrant leadership, GVMFL had recorded several significant advancements in the last 5 years. Under her leadership, GVMFL had expanded its operations to 37 districts in 5 states in the last couple of years, in particular to cover urban and slum population in the operational area. More significantly, GVMFL tripled the membership and quadrupled the loan portfolio in the last few years. Her contributions to research and product development are noteworthy as she championed the launching of the individual loan product (Business Loan). She introduced the decentralized monitoring methodology through divisional and regional structures which have placed GVMFL in a highly commendable position in the industry. Earlier, she worked in GE Capital for US equipment finance.

Mr. Kabir Ahmed Shakir

Mr. Kabir is finance professional with over 19 years of experience equally spread between developed and D&E markets.  He worked in various positions at Unilever, India before he became the Director - International Funding (Treasury) at Unilever N.V and Finance Director - Global Supply Chain at Unilever.  At present, he is the Vice-President (Finance) at Hindustan Unilever Ltd.

Vice President - Finance
Hindustan Unilever Ltd
https://www.linkedin.com/in/kabir-ahmed-shakir-1a27891/

2017-05-10T13:31:34+00:00

Vice President - Finance
Hindustan Unilever Ltd
https://www.linkedin.com/in/kabir-ahmed-shakir-1a27891/

Mr. Kabir is finance professional with over 19 years of experience equally spread between developed and D&E markets.  He worked in various positions at Unilever, India before he became the Director - International Funding (Treasury) at Unilever N.V and Finance Director - Global Supply Chain at Unilever.  At present, he is the Vice-President (Finance) at Hindustan Unilever Ltd.

Mr. T. R. Ramachandran

Mr. Ramachandran joined as Business Head - Mortgages & Business Banking at Citibank in 1998 and held various senior positions like Product & Marketing Director, Business Head – Cards & Personal Loans and Retail Bank Head at Citibank, India before he has taken over charge as Managing Director and CEO of Aviva Life Insurance.

MD & CEO,
Aviva Life Insurance
https://www.linkedin.com/in/trramachandran/

2017-05-09T08:10:37+00:00

MD & CEO,
Aviva Life Insurance
https://www.linkedin.com/in/trramachandran/

Mr. Ramachandran joined as Business Head - Mortgages & Business Banking at Citibank in 1998 and held various senior positions like Product & Marketing Director, Business Head – Cards & Personal Loans and Retail Bank Head at Citibank, India before he has taken over charge as Managing Director and CEO of Aviva Life Insurance.

Mr. Abhishek Gupta

Abhishek is one of the founding Managing Directors of a global consulting firm, i3 Consulting. Before this he worked with McKinsey where he was responsible for setting up the analytics team. He is the founder member of the Analytics Centre of Competence for McKinsey. He has worked for one year with GE, where he has extensively worked on account management, customer acquisition and debt consolidation for their credit card portfolio. He also developed MIS for the credit card portfolios. Abhishek also holds the position of Chief Marketing Officer at Nurturing Green. He is responsible for turning effort of contributing to environment conservation into a force to reckon with at Nurturing Green.

Co-Founder and Managing Director
i3 Consulting Pvt Ltd.

2017-05-10T13:33:42+00:00

Co-Founder and Managing Director
i3 Consulting Pvt Ltd.

Abhishek is one of the founding Managing Directors of a global consulting firm, i3 Consulting. Before this he worked with McKinsey where he was responsible for setting up the analytics team. He is the founder member of the Analytics Centre of Competence for McKinsey. He has worked for one year with GE, where he has extensively worked on account management, customer acquisition and debt consolidation for their credit card portfolio. He also developed MIS for the credit card portfolios. Abhishek also holds the position of Chief Marketing Officer at Nurturing Green. He is responsible for turning effort of contributing to environment conservation into a force to reckon with at Nurturing Green.

Mr. Arvind Ranganathan

Arvind joined Real Image in 2005 to head strategy and business implementation across divisions. Arvind brings deep insight of the cinema industry, across the business value chain. A Chemical Engineer and a Post Graduate in Management, Arvind moved to the Investment Banking domain after spending his early years in manufacturing and marketing with the industrial sector. Arvind has been involved in most facets of the financial markets, from equity research to Investment Banking & Corporate Finance, which included an association with KPMG Corporate Finance in India and the Middle East. His experience includes significant business advisory roles apart from transactional roles. The ability to quickly grasp the key business drivers across industry sectors and driving the management imperatives and actions required to deliver on strategic goals are his forte.

Chief Executive Officer
Real Image

2017-05-09T08:29:01+00:00

Chief Executive Officer
Real Image

Arvind joined Real Image in 2005 to head strategy and business implementation across divisions. Arvind brings deep insight of the cinema industry, across the business value chain. A Chemical Engineer and a Post Graduate in Management, Arvind moved to the Investment Banking domain after spending his early years in manufacturing and marketing with the industrial sector. Arvind has been involved in most facets of the financial markets, from equity research to Investment Banking & Corporate Finance, which included an association with KPMG Corporate Finance in India and the Middle East. His experience includes significant business advisory roles apart from transactional roles. The ability to quickly grasp the key business drivers across industry sectors and driving the management imperatives and actions required to deliver on strategic goals are his forte.