Board of Directors  
 

C Parthasarathy | Chairman

Mr. C Parthasarathy, a leader in the financial services industry in India is responsible for building Karvy as one of India's truly integrated Financial Services Provider; he is a fellow member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India, a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a graduate in law.

As Chairman, he oversees the group's operations and renders vision and business direction. His passion and vision for achieving leadership in the business made KARVY a leading financial intermediary ranking them as number one in the registrar, Share Transfer and IPO Distribution businesses.

He also holds directorship in Karvy Securities Limited, Karvy Stock Broking Limited, Karvy Investor Services Limited, Karvy Computershare Private Limited, Karvy Comtrade Limited, EPR Pharmaceuticals Private Limited and Ocean Sparkles Limited.

V Mahesh | Managing Director

V Mahesh is a graduate in BA - Corporate Secretaryship from University of Madras. He also holds a Post Graduate degree in Commerce from University of Madras (M.Com) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications. He has work experience spanning over 2 decades and has in depth exposure to operations on most financial services businesses. Commencing his professional stint with the Registry business where he has to his credit managing over 300 IPOs and other forms of offerings, he was amongst the first few to work closely on the Book Building process initiated by SEBI in 1995. After initially working with MCS as an Assistant Vice President, he moved to Karvy and is presently designated as the Managing Director of Karvy Data Management Services Ltd.

At Karvy, after an in depth exposure in registry operations he was made responsible to initiate the process of setting up the Depository participant business. Mr. V. Mahesh has been nominated by the NSDL to various committees which addressed key changes to the overall processes and policies for the Demat business. Mr. Mahesh has also been responsible for the setting up of the centralized broking platform, centralized back office operations for all financial products and creating a network of over 500 branches covering over 300 locations for Karvy. He has also been instrumental in creating and launching the Online platform of Karvy Stock Broking Limited.

V Ganesh | Director

V Ganesh has over 22 years of experience in the financial services industry and is part of the Karvy Group leadership team. Ganesh is a Chartered and Cost Accountant by profession and has rich experience in the KPO / BPO domain. Ganesh started his distinguished career with Proctor and Gamble providing product pricing and financial support before moving on to a challenging stint with ITC Group working in its risk management services arm.

At Karvy, since the last 19 years, 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. His engagements with leading domestic and global financial services firms has provided him with a rare mix of business management, strategic management, people management and financial management skills.

He is the CEO of Karvy Computershare Pvt. Ltd, India’s largest registrar, which is a JV with Computershare Limited of Australia. His passion for technology coupled with strong communication and leadership skills has helped transform businesses to attain their leadership positions.

Rajat Parthasarathy | Director

Rajat is a commerce graduate with over 7 years of experience in financial services industry. He is presently the Director of Karvy Data Management Services, Forde Search (India) Pvt Ltd, Forde Consultants Pvt Ltd. and Compar Estates and Agencies Pvt Ltd. He started his career in Karvy Comtrade Ltd as a Regional Head – Sales and Marketing of Commodity Broking and moved to Karvy Stock Broking Limited as Regional Head – Retail stock broking. Presently he is assigned to co-ordinate and head the new initiatives in power, infrastructure and real estate.

Adhiraj Parthasarathy | Additional Director

Adhiraj is an MBA with over 10 years of experience of associating with public sector, state and central governments, consumer behaviour and managing human resources of massive scale in field surveys. Executed multi state projects involving data analysis and innovation design standardized ethnographic analysis reducing the cost by 20%. During his career, he has generated and executed key projects and identified innovative opportunities for many telephone, media and technology companies using ethnographic qualitative and quantitative data analysis. He has also designed research tools and established data collection built design scenario modules for external clients.

T Vijay Kumar | Independent Director

Vijay Kumar is Independent Director of the company. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for a period of 30 years. He has a vast experience in Audit & Taxation. He has conducted Statutory Audit of various companies which include manufacturing, construction, real estate, stock broking etc. He is Statutory Branch Auditor for Various Public sector Banks. He has conducted audit of various Partnership and Proprietary firms for tax audit which include wholesale traders, fuel stations etc.

Divakar Atluri | Independent Director

Divakar is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for a period of over 31 years. He owns a consultancy firm named as Madhusudana & Co.