Group Management

Mr. Chandir Gidwani - Chairman

Mr. Gidwani is the Founder of Centrum Capital Ltd. He is a member of various Industry associations such as FICCI, CII, etc. and is also on the board of many leading companies.

Mr. Sanjiv Bhasin – MD & CEO - Centrum Capital Ltd.

Mr. Bhasin is a banker with more than 35 years experience in the banking & financial services industry. Mr. Bhasin in his previous assignments was CEO, DBS Bank in India, MD & CEO of Rabo India Finance and COO, HSBC India.

Rajnish Bahl - MD & CEO - Group Retail Financial Services
Mr. Bahl has more than 20 years of experience in banking and financial services. Previously, he was Regional Head of Distribution, HSBC Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and was also Managing Director and Head - Retail Bank, HSBC India.

Rajendra Naik – MD - Investment Banking

Mr. Naik has more than 15 years of experience in equity structuring and debt finance structuring, and placement. He has established long-term relationships with corporate houses, banks, mutual funds and private equity funds.

T.C. Guruprasad MD - Foreign Exchange
Mr. Guruprasad has 16 years of experience in foreign exchange services. Prior to joining Centrum, he was with LKP Forex Ltd.

Kumud Ranjan Mohanty – Joint MD & COO - Foreign Exchange
Mr. Mohanty has 30 years of Banking & Financial sector experience which includes amongst others International Banking, Offshore Banking, Treasury Operations, Risk Management and Compliance. He has previously worked with Bank of India in its foreign and domestic offices.

Anil Patwardhan Head - Debt Syndication
Mr. Patwardhan has over 35 years of experience in the Banking & Financial Services sector. Previously he was the GM-Credit of Bank of India.

K. R. Menon ED – Debt Syndication
Mr. Menon has more than 30 years of experience in Banking, specifically overseas Banking and Credit. He was the head of Union Bank of California.

Rajiv Bakshi Senior Advisor
Mr. Bakshi has over 37 years of experience in Banking, in India as well as overseas. He was formerly the Executive Director of Bank of Baroda.

Sandeep Upadhyay MD & CEO - Centrum Infrastructure Advisory Limited
Mr. Upadhyay has about 12 years of extensive experience in advising clients on Project Structuring, Investments and Raising Funds in Transportation, Power & Logistics sector. Previously worked with Gammon, IL&FS and SBI Caps

Ajay Jain ED - Investment Banking
Mr. Jain has over 24 years of experience in raising funds from – Banks, Equity, PEs, NBFCs, Mutual Fund, HNIs , Overseas investors & structured funding. Has domain knowledge of various sectors such as Real Estate, Infrastructure, Steel, Cement, Mining, Textiles, Lifestyle, E-commerce, IT enabled, Pharma & Auto Ancillary. Previously has worked as Director & CFO with large companies such as Man Group, Uttam Galva Group S. Kumar Group, Aditya Birla Group, Unimark Remedies Ltd & EMCO Ltd.

S. K. Verma – Corporate Initiatives & Business Development

Mr. Verma has more than 40 years of experience in banking and financial services sector. Previously, Head - Large Corporate Vertical of Union Bank of India.

S. Ganashyam - ED & COO - Group Retail Financial Services

Mr. Ganashyam has more than 20 years of experience in setting up and running businesses across Wealth Management, Private Banking and Institutional and Retail Equities. Previously, he was Head of Wealth Management, HSBC India.

K Sandeep Nayak - ED & CEO- Broking

Mr. Nayak has more than 20 years of experience in capital markets including retail broking, private client services and portfolio management, retail distribution and franchisee development. Previously, he was Head - Retail Broking and Wealth Management at HSBC InvestDirect Ltd.

Paresh Shah - MD - Institutional Equities (Sales Trading) - Broking

A Qualified CA with certification by the UTI Institute of Capital Market. Paresh joins us from IDFC Sec, where he was designated as M.D. Sales Trading., Paresh has over 20 years rich experience in Equities in organizations like ICICI Securities and ABN Amro Asia Equities.

Gaurav Bhandari - MD - Institutional Equities (Sales) - Broking

A Post Graduate in Business Management from IIM Kolkatta, Gaurav has handled Institutional Broking at Centrum for over 5 years and prior to that had a successful stint in Equity Broking at ICICI Securities.

Shailendra Apte – ED & Group CFO

Mr. Apte has been associated with the Centrum Group since inception. He has played a pivotal role in it’s growth and expansion. Mr. Apte has been directly involved with each business of the Group, helped structure their new ventures and played an important role in all their launches.

Sriram Venkatasubramanian - ED - Broking

Mr. Venkatasubramanian has more than 15 years of work experience in financial services across Capital Markets, Wealth Management, Portfolio Management, Retail Broking and Consumer Assets in areas on Strategy, Products, Sales, Risk and Advisory. Previously, he was Director - India Development Center, Aptuit Informatics India.

Arpita Vinay - Director - Wealth Management

Ms. Vinay has more than 10 years experience across wealth management and financial planning activities in the areas of Strategic Planning, Customer Proposition, Customer Segmentation & Analytics, Distribution Channel Management and Customer Experience. Before joining Centrum she was Head of Premier Banking for HSBC.

Kunj Bansal - ED & CIO - Wealth Management

Mr. Bansal has over 20 years of experience in capital markets which include managing money under different formats such as international/ offshore funds, mutual funds and PMS (Portfolio Management Services/ Client Funds). Previously, he was heading the Offshore Funds, Investment and Research team at Sanlam (a South African group) India. Prior to that he worked with the biggest names in the financial services industry such as Kotak securities and Religare Securities Ltd as CIO

Anjana Kumar - Head - HR

Ms. Kumar has more than 18 years of experience in the human resources field, pertaining to Talent Acquisition & HR Consulting. Before joining Centrum she has worked with Times of India, CHR Global and ABC Consultants.

Sriram Rajmohan - CEO - Centrum Global Visa Services (CGVS)

Mr. Rajmohan is a Chartered Accountant with over 15 years of experience in Finance & Accounts, Forex Management, Financial Control, MIS, Management and Mergers, Acquisition & Working Capital Management. Before joining Centrum he was CFO at VFS Tasheel, Dubai and prior to that he was the Group CFO of Kuoni with additional responsibility of heading the Mice vertical of Kuoni Group.