Mr. V. Srinivasan is a qualified engineer from the College of Engineering, Anna University, Chennai who has also completed his PGDBM from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta in 1990. He began his career in the financial services industry with ICICI Ltd., in its Merchant Banking Division, in 1990. He was a part of the start-up team of ICICI Securities and Finance Co. Ltd (I-Sec), the joint venture between ICICI and J.P. Morgan and headed the Fixed Income business there. Since 1999, Shri V. Srinivasan was working with J.P. Morgan, India and in his last assignment he was the Managing Director and the Head of Markets. He was the CEO of J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, Mumbai Branch as well as Chairman, J.P. Morgan Securities (I) Pvt. Ltd. at the time he left J.P. Morgan. He has served on various RBI Committees such as the Technical Advisory Committee of RBI, Committee of Repos, STRIPS etc. He has also served as a Chairman of FIMMDA, the key self-regulatory body for bond and money markets and PDAI, the self-regulatory organization for Primary Dealers. Mr.V. Srinivasan, joined Axis Bank as the Executive Director - Corporate Banking in 2009 and was promoted as a Director on the Board of Axis Bank in October 2012. Currently is the Deputy Managing Director of Axis Bank and also serves as the Chairman of Axis Finance Ltd.
Mr. Bipin Saraf (MD & CEO, AFL) aged 44 years, is a Rank Holder Chartered Accountant and Cost Accountant and holds a Bachelor's degree in Commerce. He has more than 20 years of experience in the areas of Finance and Banking. Before joining Axis Bank Limited, Mr. Saraf was with IFCI Limited from 1995 to 2003. He commenced his career with IFCI Limited and was responsible for handling the portfolio of large and medium corporates belonging to various sectors including Steel, Power, Textile, Petrochemicals, etc. He joined the Capital Market Department of Axis Bank Limited in 2003 and was in-charge of the Corporate & Financial Advisory Portfolio in the Eastern Zone with the primary responsibility of undertaking project advisory & appraisal assignments, corporate restructuring and syndication of funds for various corporate clients. Subsequent to that he was responsible for the Structured Products business under the Capital Markets Department of Axis Bank Limited. During his last stint with Axis Bank he was Head of the Global Debt Syndication Business (International & Domestic). He has been heading Axis Finance Ltd as the MD & CEO for the last three years and has been instrumental in setting up this wholly owned subsidiary NBFC under Axis Bank. To his credit, Axis Finance Limited (AFL) in the span of three years has evolved as one of the fastest growing NBFCs with a balance sheet size of above Rs. 3,000 crores and a prime focus on Wholesale and Retail Lending. AFL under his tenure has secured the Highest Credit Rating (ICRA & India Ratings), exhibited robust operating parameters and is well poised to grow in future years.
Mr. Cyril Anand holds a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce, and a Master's Degree in Business Administration. He brings with him more than 25 years of experience in the banking industry. He joined Axis Bank in April 1995. In the last 20 years, he has held several roles in various departments of the Bank, like Branch banking, Corporate and International banking. Cyril’s last role was CEO for Axis Bank UK Limited, an International subsidiary of Axis Bank. He has since moved back to India and is currently the Chief Risk Officer of Axis Bank.
Ms. Madhu Dubhashi is an Economics (Honours) graduate from Delhi University and a post graduate in Business Administration from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (1971-73). She has been associated with the financial markets for over 41 years with wide experience, including assessment of viability of projects at ICICI Ltd., and managing of IPOs and FOOs during her tenures with Standard Chartered Bank, Investment Banking Division and J M financial & Investment Consultancy Services Ltd. She has also been instrumental in setting up a dedicated centre for financial analysis of companies rated by CRISIL in her capacity as CEO of Global Data Services of India, erstwhile subsidiary of CRISIL. She is currently the Principal Partner at INNOVEN Business Consultancy. Mrs. Dubhashi is on the Boards of SBI Funds Management Private Limited and Tube Investments of India Ltd. as an Independent Director.
Mr. K.N. Prithviraj is a first rank holder in M.A. (Economics) from Madras University and a Research Fellow, Department of Economics, Madras University. At present, he is the Chairman of Can Fin Homes Ltd. He is also the Administrator of the Specified Undertaking of the Unit Trust of India (SUUTI). He has more than 38 years of experience in the banking industry: Chairman and MD for Oriental Bank of Commerce; Executive Director, United Bank of India; General Manager, Punjab National Bank Corporate Credit & Human Resource Department; General Manager, Punjab National Bank - Western Zone. He was a Government Nominee Director for Oriental Insurance Company for two years. .
Mr. V. R. Kaundinya is a Graduate in Agriculture from AP Agricultural University, Hyderabad. He holds an MBA degree with specialization in Agriculture from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. Mr. Kaundinya has worked extensively in the areas of productivity enhancement of farmers and improvement of their profitability through the use of high quality inputs. He has also worked on the development of seed production areas, contract farming systems in the seed / crop production areas in India and abroad. He was involved in a project that was aimed at the elimination of child labour in cotton seed farmers' fields in Andhra Pradesh. Mr. Kaundinya was a member of the Dr. Swaminathan Committee to develop the Biotech Policy in India. He held various leadership positions in industry associations like the Indian Crop Protection Association, Association of Seed Industry and Crop Biotech Association. He has developed case studies and taught Agricultural Marketing and Rural Development classes at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.