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 is a Chartered and Cost Accountant by profession and has over 14 years of experience in the financial services space. Before joining Karvy, he was associated with ITC’s risk management and financial audit services department. Earlier he was associated with Proctor and Gamble and was responsible for product pricing and financial support functions for P&G’s soaps and health care businesses. Presently, he heads Karvy Computershare in the role of Chief Executive Officer. He was instrumental in setting up the mutual fund registry business for Karvy. His experience in Karvy, spread over 13 years, is across the techno commercial space with responsibilities for setting up a pan India branch network, back office processing, interfaces with other intermediaries, call center, web initiatives, online trading, and other activities in the transfer agency business.

J Ramaswamy | Director

Ram has more than 20 years of experience in General Corporate management and has worked for 10 years in the Legal and Secretarial Division of Reliance Industries Limited. Primarily a role of a “trouble shooter” he works closely with the Board of Directors of the Company and coordinates various activities of the Group. He works closely with various business divisions, initiating and implementation of new business initiatives, relationship management, corporate communication and media relations, acting as official spokesperson for the entire group, conceptualization of various policies and procedures to improve internal work environment, working on a parallel platform with HR, Training and the concerned business division to structure programs for increasing productivity and ensuring cost effectiveness.

Rajat Parthasarathy | Director

Rajat is a commerce graduate with over 4 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.