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Mr. Ramanathan Bupathy
Chairman
Mr. R Bupathy is the founding partner of Chennai based Chartered Accountants firm R. Bupathy & Co. Mr. Bupathy graduated in Commerce and is a Fellow Member and Former President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). He holds directorship in Geojit Technologies Private Limited and Geojit Credits Private Limited. He has been on Geojit’s Board since 2006.
Mr. C. J. George
Managing Director and Promoter
Mr. C. J. George, a financial services industry entrepreneur, is the founder and Managing Director of Geojit Financial Services Ltd. He has over 30 years of professional experience in the securities market. He has a Master’s Degree in Commerce and is a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) from Financial Planning Standards Board, India.
His directorships other than in Geojit group companies include Aster DM Healthcare Limited, V-Guard Industries Ltd and Kerala Infrastructure Fund Management Limited. Mr. George has memberships in many professional bodies and is at present the Managing Committee Member of the Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), New Delhi; the Advisory Committee Member of Indian Clearing Corporation Limited (ICCL) and a Member of the Syndicate of Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT).
In the past, Mr. George was a member of the Executive Committee of National Stock Exchange (NSE), Mumbai and National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL), Mumbai. He is the past Chairman of Kerala State Council of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and was a member of Executive Committee of Kerala Management Association (KMA) and Cochin Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Mr. George is a recipient of Management Leadership Award of Kerala Management Association.
Mr. Mahesh Vyas
Non Executive Independent Director
Mr. Mahesh Vyas has been associated with the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy (CMIE) for over 39 years and is presently its Managing Director and CEO. CMIE is India’s leading independent business information company in the private sector which provides economic and business information, analysis and forecasts. Mr. Vyas steered the Company through multiple transitions and is the chief architect of its databases, database-products and services. He currently engages in integrating CMIE’s database services with clients’ business processes and conducting large complex household surveys to generate fast frequency socio-economic indicators. Mr. Mahesh Vyas has been on the Board of Geojit since July 2003.
Mr. Radhakrishnan Nair
Non Executive Independent Director
Mr. Radhakrishnan Nair was the General Manager of Corporation Bank and has four decades of rich experience in the financial sector. He was the Executive Director at Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) during 2005-10 and a member of the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) during 2010-15. He serves as an Independent Director on the Board of ICICI Bank Ltd, ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company Ltd, ICICI Securities Primary Dealership Ltd and Inditrade Capital Limited among other companies.
Mr. Punnoose George
Non Executive Director
Mr. Punnoose George is a reputed industrialist with interests in manufacturing, plantations and educational institutions. He is the Executive Director of Kottukulam Group - Kottayam, and holds directorship in Unity Realtors Private Limited, Yulfono Estates Private Limited, Geojit Technologies Private Limited and Youth Empowerment Skills Foundation. He is also the Executive Chairman of SAINTGITS Group of Institutions .Mr. Punnoose George is a graduate in engineering and a Master of Law. He has been on Geojit’s Board since April 1995.
Mr. M G Rajamanickam IAS.
Non-Executive Director (Nominee)
Mr. M G Rajamanickam is the Managing Director of Kerala State Industrial Development Corporation Limited. He is a Master of Engineering by Academics. He got into Indian Administrative Services from Kerala Cadre in the year 2008. Mr. Rajamanickam served as the District Collector of Kannur & Ernakulam , Project Director Kerala State Transport Project, CMD of Kerala State Road Transport Corporation , Managing Director of Kerala Financial Corporation Ltd, Kerala Books & Publication Society and Kerala State IT Infrastructure Ltd etc.
Mr A Balakrishnan
Executive Director
Mr. A Balakrishnan was the Managing Director of Geojit Technologies (P) Ltd. He joined our Company in 1998 and spearheaded its transformation into a technology-driven retail financial services intermediary with several pioneering innovations to enhance client’s trading experience. In 2009, he was awarded the Kerala Management Association’s “Manager of the Year” Award and in 2011 and 2013, was conferred theCIO100 Award by IDG India’s CIO Magazine. Mr. Balakrishnan holds Directorship in Geojit Technologies Private Limited, Geojit Investment Services Ltd, GeojitTechloan Private Limited and BarjeelGeojit Financial Services LLC, Dubai. He was appointed as Geojit’s Executive Director in 2018.
Mr Satish Menon
Whole Time Director
Mr. Satish Menon is a graduate in Commerce from Bombay University, a qualified Associate Cost and Works Accountant (AICWA) and a CFP. He joined Geojit in 1999 and has been instrumental in driving its business and spearheading several initiatives. He holds Directorship in BBK Geojit Securities, Kuwait. In 2016, Mr. Satish was awarded “Manager of the Year” by Kerala Management Association (KMA). He was appointed on Geojit’s Board as Executive Director in 2018.
Ms. Alice Geevarghese Vaidyan
Non Executive Independent Director
Ms. Alice Geevarghese Vaidyan joined New India Assurance Co. Limited in 1983 as direct recruit officer and rose to the level of Deputy General Manager in 2008. She then joined as Deputy General Manager of General Insurance Corporation and was promoted to Chairman & Managing Director in 2016. She retired from General Insurance Corporation on July 31, 2019.
Ms. Vaidyan is the first lady officer to assume the post of Chairman-cum-Managing Director (CMD) of General Insurance Corporation of India and the first lady CMD in the Indian General Insurance industry. She has over 36 years of experience and is considered among the foremost insurance experts not just in Indian insurance and reinsurance industry, but also across the globe.
Ms. Vaidyan was the only Indian featured in Fortune’s Global List of 50 Most Powerful Women in Business in the year 2018.