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This list showcases the top Tamil Nadu based CFO’ operating in the Financial Services space. If you think a CFO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
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President & Chief Financial Officer of Grama Vidiyal Micro Finance
Mr. Pattabiraman is the team leader for GVMFL and is responsible for the administration and management of the entire organization. Formerly, he worked as president of Shriram group of companies and has vast experience in Domestic and International Banking including BNP Paribas-Singapore, Indian Overseas Bank in India & Hong Kong and served in leading Japan & USA based MNCs. He holds a Post graduate Degree in commerce (M.Com.) and is a an associate member of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India & Indian institute of bankers apart from NCFM (derivatives) from NSE India
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About Grama Vidiyal Micro Finance: To empower women of the poorest families socially, economically and politically through networking them into community institutions.
Chief Financial Officer of Intellect Design Arena
S Swaminathan (Swami) is the Chief Financial Officer of Intellect Design Arena Limited. Earlier, he served as the CFO and Deputy CFO of Polaris Financial Technology Limited where he was instrumental in handling the business finance function and keying strategic initiatives. He has over 30 years experience in varied business environments and brings with him rich experience in Finance, Cost Management, Business Planning and Process orientation. Before joining Polaris, Swami was with the TVS Group earlier, where he was President – Strategic Initiatives & CFO of TVS Electronics Ltd for over 8 years. Before his tenure at TVS, he was VP & CFO of Carrier India, the Air conditioning & Commercial Refrigeration Company of the UTC group for over 11 years. He also has experience as Works Accountant in for the Greaves Cotton Group in one of their factories for 6 years.
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About Intellect Design Arena: Intellect Design Arena Ltd, is a global leader in Financial Technology for Banking, Insurance and other Financial Services.
CFO of Aptus Value Housing Finance India
Balaji has more than 17 years of experience in the areas of treasury operations, finance and accounting. He possesses a demonstrated record of success in strategic planning and execution, business finance and monitoring, financial risk management, audit and control. Balaji has had successful career growth and has worked in companies like SKS Microfinance and Cholamandalam MS General Insurance. Before joining Aptus, Balaji was working as the Vice President – Finance in SKS Microfinance – Asia’s No.1 Microfinance company wherein he was instrumental in putting in place processes and controls. Prior to this, he had a long career at Cholamandalam MS General Insurance handling Treasury Operations, Banking relationships, Business Finance and accounting. He has also worked for Hutchison Max Telecom Limited, Mumbai and The Bombay Dyeing and Manufacturing Company wherein he was responsible for managing forex exposures and raising funds from Banks and Financial Institutions. Balaji is a member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and was also part of the Business Leadership Program organized by the Murugappa Group. He has also undergone Executive Education Program in IIM-Bangalore.
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About Aptus Value Housing Finance India: Aptus is a company engaged in Affordable housing finance
Co-Founder, CFO & CIO of Svasti Microfinance
Narayanan is responsible for operations process design and supporting it with technology initiatives. He also handles the Finance, Accounts, Operations Audit and Training Design. Narayanan is a Chartered Accountant and a Certified Information Systems Auditor. As an auditor, he has been involved in conducting central audits of Oriental Bank of Commerce and Andhra Bank. As a banking technology consultant he has been involved in projects for providing technology solutions to banking operations of ICICI Bank, ING Vysya Bank and Lord Krishna Bank. He also was a key member of the startup team of myTiger.com, a business intelligence venture, where his contribution lay primarily in heading the technology team.
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About Svasti Microfinance: Svasti works with urban slum dwellers women microentrepreneurs.
Chief Financial Officer of Vivifi India
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About BankBazaar.com, Vivifi India: VIVIFI India Finance Private Limited is a non-banking finance company (NBFC), which provides financial solutions.